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Fri Dec 30, 2011, 09:12 PM
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no.

By flopping top/top, and seeing a lead bet by the villain, you have to think at least some of the time he has a made hand.

He donk led, and a lot of times that means either a strong made hand or a draw.

If he is willing to bet 450, he may well call a raise to continue to draw, so you can easily make one for value.

The sizing of your raise was near the top end of a standard amount though (standard = 1.5 times to 2.5 times more than the raise amount), so since there is a chance he donk led to block a bet by you for his draw, a SMALLER sizing might get called more often. In no normal case would I suggest making any raise smaller than about 1100 or so to go.

Truth be known though, if he had flopped a set, your larger sizing might cause him to immediately jam on you, thus making it possible to fold top/top versus certain player types...

so there is no reason to say you did anything wrong here, and the only thing you might look at is maybe making your raise sizing just a bit smaller in order to be more "encouraging" for draws to call without proper odds.

Hope it helps.

-JDean


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Fri Dec 30, 2011, 10:32 PM
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Sorry, this hand was deleted by its owner
 
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Fri Dec 30, 2011, 10:41 PM
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can't we 3bet pre-flop and be ready to go all-in vs the smaller stack? he has 15.5BB.
 

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