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[NL20-NL50] Fold to 3rd barrel with TP 3rd K?

    • Dublimax
      Joined: 22.11.2008 Posts: 2,233
      iPoker - €0.50 NL - Holdem - 5 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      BB: €54.83
      UTG: €51.10
      CO: €147.98
      BTN: €117.37 VP:16//PR:12/Attemp to steal :26%/Flop CBet 81%/Turn CBet :35%
      Hero (SB): €71.05

      Hero posts SB €0.25, BB posts BB €0.50

      Pre Flop: (€0.75) Hero has J:diamond: A:spade:

      fold, fold, BTN raises to €1.50, Hero calls €1.25, fold

      Flop: (€3.50, 2 players) 9:spade: 8:heart: A:club:
      Hero checks, BTN bets €2.50, Hero calls €2.50

      Turn: (€8.50, 2 players) 5:spade:
      Hero checks, BTN bets €6.00, Hero calls €6.00

      River: (€20.50, 2 players) 8:club:
      Hero checks, BTN bets €11.00, Hero calls €11.00

      I had 3B him several times before so I cold call his raise pre.
      I decided to take the passive line C/C. Would C/R on the flop make sense here?
      Turn call is ok imo.
      River: He 3rd barrel. In fact I beat only AT,A7,A6 and bluffs (and even Ax he would probably have Check behind). So River fold?
  • 2 replies
    • Tim64
      Joined: 02.11.2008 Posts: 8,028
      I like flop and turn as played. Fold river as he's so rarely bluffing and you obviously have an Ace, so he's saying "I have a better Ace that I bet for value".

      I don't like chk/R flop since we end up either bluffing with the best hand or value towning ourselves against a better one.

      I still think 3b pre may still be preferable. We never win much with AJo played passively oop and often face tough spots like this one. If we 3b, we can usually fold if he 4b or proceed with caution (but initiative) if we get called.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      He is not really valuebetting there AT, so basically it is bluff or AJ+
      I think I would still call him down because of you previous history where you had 3-bet him a lot and now he decides to 3-barrel with any 2 cards