WCOOP Main Event - Part 1

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Aaron Lambert reviews his own play in the WCOOP Main event on Pokerstars which he makes the money. This video was requested by a PokerStrategy.com member


PokerStars series Session Review WCOOP Main Event

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  • FishermansFriend


    In his new video Aaron reviews his play in the WCOOP main event. Enjoy!

    Please keep the comments in English!
  • KotSk8er


    translate to russian please.
  • Leito99


    how about a week when gold status players can watch this video :)
  • Jacklighter


    Good video. With 33 on a button it was an easy raise/fold, you don't have to explain it. =)
  • BlackAngel174


    #2 +1
  • Banderas89


    translate to russian please.
  • Ivikt


    Хорошие мысли ))
  • Spitzbuben


    is this guy actually good?
  • Spitzbuben


    lol kinda retardish guy. winning tourney player i guess?
  • infiK


    Didn't like the call of 3bet with KQo OOP. We know that a player has tight range and still getting involved /w a dominated hand.
  • AaronLambert


    #10 I play that hand there looking to only flop a monster. I agree most of the time I'll be dominated against his range but when I'm super deep like I am here I am very floppy.

    It is just in my nature.
  • AaronLambert


    @spitz... I am a very different player. I don't play super straight forward as you may be accustomed to.
  • Spitzbuben


    hi aaron, im sry for the words ive chosen.
    i myself play an unconventional spewy style. i thought your fundamentals werent strong thats why i commented like that. id like to add some hands to this comment but i wont watch the video again so i guess well just leave it like that. gl
  • bsekuh91


  • AaronLambert


    @spitz np I don't take any hard feelings by it. GL to you
  • CraZyNeX


    no offense against Aaron, but this is not diamond content. High buy in doesnt make this content high quality. It should be gold or something.
  • lesdok24


  • Wills


    first hand, the 44: "he is either really strong or really weak, so I raise" ??!! why you dont consider calling then? I often see lots of bad players checkraise dry paired boards and I dont like it so much, ofc its +EV but especially on that highstakes mtt, villains should be good enough to call your cr there with a very wide range, they even can bluff you off your hand on later stages (in position, they get more info than u..)

    3:30 why this small 3bet? u let him chase every draw and I guess he has lots of draws in his range (not only overpairs or sets obv)
    as u said so often in the first minutes, you can call very lose preflop coz its very depp, so he can flop a ton of straight or flush draws...
    so you are just building a really big pot on the flop KNOWING that u have to bluff the turn nearly every single time and that kicks ur risk-reward-ration in his tiny ass... if he has a set he will crAI the turn and u have to fold (also with the best turn u can think of...)

    14:45 raise for info? I guess every single coach here can explain to you, that this isnt the best line... you fold to a 3bet there at the flop? you normally would only beat a bluff. and u dont get lots of worse hands paying u off, maybe QK etc calls the raise, but normally folds at turn, so you get more value by calling flop (sometimes you get sucked out, if the Q falls on a later street, but its even more +EV then the checkraise)

    really, I had to stop watching after this hand, absolutely bad video (not every single hand ofc)

    btw this guy not 3betting JJ from mp vs utg-openraise makes u wonder? thats very standard (ofc u will say, standard is not equal good) and imo the best play vs the normal, unknown villain... again u dont get lots of worse hands calling and your raise is just a info-raise (folding to 4bet I guess)
  • AaronLambert


    @18 Thanks first of all adding minute marks for your questions... very helpful :D.

    1... I elect to raise because I'm from the blinds and my range is so wide that giving me a 6 for value is very possible. I understand your reasoning which is why I would flat from the button because my hand range is not likely to hold a 6 and would there for be interpreted as weak.

    2... I go with the small 3bet on the flop because that is how I would play my big hands here. Easy way to balance my range a little bit with bluffs. And yes I would end up bet/folding on the turn. King wasn't that great.

    3... I see your point this was the first time I played a tournament that gave me this many chips in the earlier stages so I understand your point entirely.

    And with JJ second time watching it made sense. I would play it the same way to keep my 3betting range more polarized.
  • AaronLambert


    let me add if we were shorter I do like raising the K3hh hand because it would be more likely to get a hand like AK KQ to put it in potentially. But this deep I think flatting is best.
  • Wills


    the JJ vs utg: I never played such deep mtts too and I dont know exactly the best pre lines vs utg-opener here, especially when u are in an early or mid position by yourself, because alot of pple could be invited to play a multiway pot with lots of implieds with nearly any2 cards in position.
    so 3betting top of your range is a must-have, but ofc this is very polarized and therefore easy to read. some bluff3bets, ok, but would like to read more ideas to that difficulty.

    thx for the fast response btw, some video-producers wont answer at all to questions here, so I will watch future vids from you again :)
  • AaronLambert


    ya I agree that I would 3bet KK,AA vs UTG raise but QQ-TT is pretty difficult to play.

    Reason why is if you 3bet an UTG raiser and the 4bet you are in a sick spot. Do you want to stack off against a super tight range with QQ-TT? I don't think so. If you were shorter, all day but this deep I'd play cautious with these hands and simply get it in with KK+ and live with it.
  • Zolotarsp


    such fishie by today's standarts, unbelievable :)