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[NL20-NL50] ak: bu vs bb

    • i5bet72o
      Joined: 17.06.2010 Posts: 1,615
      PokerStars - $0.25 NL (9 max) - Holdem - 8 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      MP: $24.55
      MP+1: $16.05
      CO: $25.00
      Hero (BTN): $25.35
      SB: $24.75
      BB: $25.00
      UTG: $49.52
      UTG+1: $42.84

      SB posts SB $0.10, BB posts BB $0.25

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.35) Hero has K:heart: A:heart:

      fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.75, fold, BB raises to $2.25, Hero raises to $6.25, BB raises to $25.00 and is all-in, Hero calls $18.75

      Flop: ($50.10, 2 players) 4:spade: 3:spade: Q:diamond:

      Turn: ($50.10, 2 players) 4:diamond:

      River: ($50.10, 2 players) T:diamond:

      BB shows A:spade: A:diamond: (Two Pair, Aces and Fours)
      Hero shows K:heart: A:heart: (One Pair, Fours)
      BB wins $48.10

      He was playing 10/8/0 (vpp/pfr/3b) through 120 hands. Is there any way I could muck my AK when he 3b. Also should I just flat his 3b and play postflop.
  • 4 replies
    • Dublimax
      Joined: 22.11.2008 Posts: 2,233

      Even with just 120 hands, 10/8/0 is super strong when he 3B.
      I think Fold where you are IP would be a bit weak. So flat call and being very cautious is the way to play imo.
    • AninIII
      Joined: 13.07.2008 Posts: 944

      I tend to respect a 3-bet value of 1.... (although it's only 120 hands).
      A tendency is visible 10/8.
      You are often against KK+ solely.
      => Fold against him preflop is possible but it feels so weak/nitty.
      BUT keep in mind, that flatting his 3-bet
      Even if he does it with QQ, AK which I doubt because he is oop you are only flipping.

      Best regards,
    • i5bet72o
      Joined: 17.06.2010 Posts: 1,615
      here i considered folding then I thought: wtf bu vs bb 100bb deep and folding AKs
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      I wouldn´t really turn AKs there bluff and 4-bet him where you can´t really fold very often when he shoves, since he may do that with AK or QQ sometimes but very often you´re against KK, AA
      I think a lot better option is just call pf and play ip.
      And then likely call him down if you hit your tptk