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Qualifier skill league about 78/172 left - Wed Feb 20, 2013, 12:06 PM
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Since: Oct 2012
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Hello.

I get AKo in SB. 2 limpers join the action.
I make a standard raise of 4,5 BB ( 2,5 BB + 1 BB / limper ) because I am out of position and have a good hand that I want to play.
I get called by one player and I flop top pair top kicker and the the nut flush draw. So I decide to bet 50% of the pot because I don't need protection against the flush draw.
He calls, turn is a 10. He could have hit his straight but I decide to bet again, this time a bit smaller than 50% of the pot so he would call. He raises, I call and the rest is history.
I don't think I did anything wrong here, but I thought it would be a interesting hand to post and I could get some feedback in the case I am wrong.

Thanks.
 
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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:12 PM
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Hi unnamed,

I like the pre flop play. And i like to cbet that board. When you reach the turn, you should bet more if you think you are ahead to get value; When he raises he puts you in a very tough spot, at least it would be tough for me, because he's been so passive and i feel most of the time this raise beats a one pair hand. Maybe you should have fold there.

I think that you have to pay more attention to players and take notes of them, because that is what is going to make this decisions easier .

Hope it helps!
 
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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:38 PM
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heey unnamed i think yits just a litle bad luck. i think its a well played hand and i partly agree with guido here. i think your most of the time behind BUT you have to call 1000 tow win almost 8000 so i think you have to call here


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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 05:52 PM
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Thanks for the replies,

I considered that when I made that bet on the turn, I was pot committed so there wouldn't be no folding from me at that point
Regarding notes, I do take notes on players

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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:36 PM
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Hi unnamedone12,

I think you've played the hand perfect and just got unlucky.

On the turn I would consider myself committed. Either bet like you have or just move in, either way I think.

I wouldn't ever be folding. I think villan could do it with a worse pair and flush draw even so I think your equity in the situation is fine.

Worst case scenario you still have a redraw to the nuts.

Just an unlucky cooler.
Andy




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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:43 PM
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Thanks for the reply Andy,

I opted for the smaller bet on the turn trying to make him call with a weaker hand, perhaps a flush draw, or maybe even raise me with an weaker K, if he was putting me on a draw ...

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