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5nl FR, KK vs check-raiser

5nl FR, KK vs check-raiser - Thu Apr 11, 2013, 07:22 AM
Espada_Nu.4's Avatar
Since: May 2012
Posts: 148

VPIP/PFR 28/21
plus i have seen him check raising quite often

when he is check-raising me on this board im sure i have the best hand
the question is do i shove hoping to be picked up by a Q or do i flat and let him bluff in case he has nothing?
Thu Apr 11, 2013, 09:18 AM
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Since: Jul 2011
Posts: 1,083
i like flatting here. whith soving you dont allow him to contienue with a bluff and he might even fold a decnt q i think with calling he can bluff one more time on the turn. i think kq+ can call you there so i think losing vallue by shoving

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Thu Apr 11, 2013, 11:44 AM
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Since: Oct 2011
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On this dry board, he can't be semi-bluffing with a strong draw. A4 and A3 have a gutter and 1 overcard, but it seems unlikely he'd have raised A4/A3 pre-flop in his position. So that means if he is bluffing, he's basically got total air. The flat-call of the 3-bet pre-flop makes it look like he has a hand like JJ/TT, but those hands aren't calling a shove on the flop.
Since he'll fold all his bluffs if you reraise the flop, it's better to just call and let him fire a second barrel. Other than aces (and maybe JJ/TT that bink a 2-outer), there are no bad turn cards for you, so I'd like a call on the flop to let him hang himself on the next street. Most likely he'll give up anyway, because when you call the check-raise he has to put you on Qx or better.

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