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is this a fold pre , - Fri Apr 19, 2013, 07:51 PM
frasierbeams's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 145
This was hand 78 of the tourney . Up to this point i had played 11 hands , of which 8 were from the BB as most pots were limped pots . Had no real read on villain . When the 3bet comes from the BB I know he probably has AK but with my stack size and the increasing blinds I decided I was playing this hand once it had been folded to me . Against the BBs reraising range i think AJo is pretty much a flip here ; calling his 3bet is more spewey i think ; calling anf folding to a BB shove on this flop is inconceivable .

Poker Stars $4.00+$0.40 No Limit Hold'em Tournament - t75/t150 Blinds + t20 - 9 players - View hand 2182897
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BTN: t13540 M = 33.43
SB: t8535 M = 21.07
BB: t3415 M = 8.43
UTG: t2445 M = 6.04
UTG+1: t8870 M = 21.90
UTG+2: t1075 M = 2.65
Hero (MP1): t2130 M = 5.26
MP2: t3300 M = 8.15
CO: t29705 M = 73.35

Pre Flop: (t405) Hero is MP1 with J :diamond: A :spade:
3 folds, Hero raises to t325, 4 folds, BB raises to t1050, Hero raises to t1800, BB raises to t2550, Hero calls t310 all in

Flop: (t4475) T :spade: 3 :diamond: J :heart: (2 players - 1 is all in)

Turn: (t4475) Q :diamond: (2 players - 1 is all in)

River: (t4475) A :club: (2 players - 1 is all in)

Final Pot: t4475
BB shows A :diamond: K :club: (a straight, Ten to Ace)
Hero shows J :diamond: A :spade: (two pair, Aces and Jacks)
BB wins t4475

Last edited by frasierbeams; Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 07:55 PM.. Reason: problem with converter
Fri Apr 19, 2013, 07:57 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 3,604
Given that you read him as having a beter ace than you then yes its probably a fold after he reraises you.

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Fri Apr 19, 2013, 08:41 PM
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Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 7,346
I think you should probably fold to the 3-bet. Even if villain's 3-betting range includes KQs and ATs, then his value-raising range is something like 88+,ATs+,KQs,AJo+.
Against that range, AJ has 36% equity, so you're getting it in bad when you 4-bet, as he's shoving with all hands he 3-bets, because it would be complete spew for him to 3-bet and then fold.

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Fri Apr 19, 2013, 10:19 PM
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Since: May 2012
Posts: 17
from my experience when a blind reraises preflop, they usually have a strong hand. with 2 reraises i knew AJ would be beat but with 310 left youre pretty much committed at that point and just have to get lucky

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