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Pocket Kings - Tue May 03, 2011, 01:36 PM
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Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 26
PokerStars Game #61633860037: Hold'em No Limit ($0.05/$0.10 USD) - 2011/05/03 18:31:08 WET [2011/05/03 13:31:08 ET]
Table 'Prothoon III' 9-max Seat #5 is the button
Seat 1: aristo23 ($4.05 in chips)
Seat 2: ZLOBnyak ($14.46 in chips)
Seat 3: jonto15 ($7.44 in chips)
Seat 4: megaZORX ($22.52 in chips)
Seat 5: Feriman ($5.81 in chips)
Seat 6: Heietwest ($4.79 in chips)
Seat 7: xMICROSx ($19.05 in chips)
Seat 8: mahu09 ($4.07 in chips)
Seat 9: taskesi ($9.60 in chips)
Heietwest: posts small blind $0.05
xMICROSx: posts big blind $0.10
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to jonto15 [Kc Ks]
mahu09: folds
taskesi: calls $0.10
aristo23: folds
ZLOBnyak: folds
jonto15: raises $0.35 to $0.45
megaZORX: folds
Feriman: calls $0.45
Heietwest: calls $0.40
xMICROSx: folds
taskesi: calls $0.35
*** FLOP *** [3c Ah 8d]
Heietwest: checks
taskesi: checks
jonto15: checks
Feriman: bets $1
Heietwest: folds
taskesi: folds
jonto15: calls $1
*** TURN *** [3c Ah 8d] [Qh]
jonto15: bets $1.70
Feriman: raises $2.66 to $4.36 and is all-in
jonto15: folds
Uncalled bet ($2.66) returned to Feriman
Feriman collected $6.95 from pot
Feriman: doesn't show hand
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot $7.30 | Rake $0.35
Board [3c Ah 8d Qh]
Seat 1: aristo23 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 2: ZLOBnyak folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 3: jonto15 folded on the Turn
Seat 4: megaZORX folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: Feriman (button) collected ($6.95)
Seat 6: Heietwest (small blind) folded on the Flop
Seat 7: xMICROSx (big blind) folded before Flop
Seat 8: mahu09 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 9: taskesi folded on the Flop

Should i have bet the flop?
Tue May 03, 2011, 01:51 PM
oriholic's Avatar
Since: Oct 2010
Posts: 751
Yes. Represent AK/AQ and bet the flop. If raised you should usually fold as opponent is saying I can beat your ace. If he can beat an ace he can beat your kings.
Tue May 03, 2011, 03:28 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
I agree. You have to bet the flop and can normally find out right then, whether you're beat or not. If you bet it and they raise you back, then they've got an A or a set and you're beat and need to fold. If they just call, then I'd see the turn and check it if I didn't hit.

Them pushing on the turn sounds alot like AQ, set 3's or set 8's to me. And your kings are in deep trouble against any of them. It's not easy, but sometimes you've got to fold a monster hand.

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