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5nl 6max, up against a donk - Fri Apr 05, 2013, 09:41 AM
Espada_Nu.4's Avatar
Since: May 2012
Posts: 148

AGGR 2.5

villain was donking out all day long, either when someone was trying to isolate him or in limped pots.
i raise from BB with ATs and when the flop comes he, of course, leads out. i decide to just call with my second pair in case he's got it, plus i've got BD equity and my hand could improve if a club turns.
turn is a club which indeed improves my hand, he fires and i call drawing to the nuts.
river is a blank and he fires again for a little over than 1/3 pot.
should i call with my 2nd pair against a guy like this getting such a good price?
how often 2nd pair is going to be good here?
Fri Apr 05, 2013, 01:26 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
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Hi Espada,

I like your line here, and I would opt to call.

His bet sizing is small (less than half the pot) on all streets. Sometimes we'll be getting shown a Kx hand here, but I think given the action we'll be shown easily enough QT, JT, and random 9 hands (as well as a few AQ/AJ busts) to make calling for this price profitable.

Plus his range is basically capped at weak kings, which puts AT near the top of his range anyway, so make the call.

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