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Live Play - Wed Jan 25, 2012, 12:55 PM
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Was just wondering how to play AJo, AQo in middle position with a utg raiser who makes it 2.5bb?

No reads on the UTG raiser as its only the second or third level

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Wed Jan 25, 2012, 01:36 PM
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With no reads i'd muck both hands, As UTG is a strong place to raise from. It may be that he is stealing / raising light, but we dont know that so play the strenght of your hands and in middle position they not playing well in a raised pot.

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Wed Jan 25, 2012, 02:02 PM
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Hi Jonto15!

Stack sizes would mean something to me here. If I'm on a short stack, I'd play the AQ. On larger stacks, I'm folding both...... unless I had a read on the opp that said that they'd raise light from UTG.

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Wed Jan 25, 2012, 06:39 PM
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If there's not a lot of players left to call after you and the blinds are still small, why not see a flop on those?
If you hit the J or Q (or better ;), it's quite playable post-flop isn't it?
2.5 BBs...
 

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