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pocket KK but A on the flop - Thu Mar 10, 2011, 03:01 PM
y20m20's Avatar
Since: Feb 2011
Posts: 1
i'm playing limit holdem micro stakes i have KK in the pocket i raise and am called by about 5 player flop comes A ... i'm first to act is that an easy fold or do i call and see?
Thu Mar 10, 2011, 04:48 PM
roomik17's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 4,556
I would make a small 2bb continuation bet... reraised I fold and curse... if the flat call you just keep the pot small and play
Thu Mar 10, 2011, 06:16 PM
soonerjon's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 11
I go ahead a lead out. It is still only a SB and you may get some weak aces to fold by showing strength. Many times at micro stakes you will also be able to get a cheap showdown with this line as the weak aces will rarely bet for value fearing they are out-kicked.

That being said you are usually beat and should fold if you meet any resistance.
Thu Mar 10, 2011, 06:21 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
how far into a tourney and how many chips does everyone have will mean alot here.

If early in a tourney, I'd check and see what happens (because someone more than likely has an A). If later in the tourney or if you have a big chip lead, then I'd bet 2-3bb and see what happens. Either way, if you get raised, you have to muck them.
Thu Mar 10, 2011, 06:45 PM
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Depends on how much you raised preflop.

I will cbet 3 players or less almost always
5 players is tricky and you need alot more info than you gave to make a cbet here.
If you have a good player with position than I would check,since he will pick up on a weak cbet and
fireback at you.

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