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League Qualifier AK - Sat May 18, 2013, 07:29 AM
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I'm new at this type of game . that's why I've got that kind of question. I see a lot of donks here , cant understand them. is there played 88-jj that way ?
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Sat May 18, 2013, 09:46 AM
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Hi Shichi-77!

With AK from UTG+1, I'm going to make a standard raise to 3BB+1BB for each limper and with no limps, I'll bet 3BB or 180.

I totally miss the flop on a paired board and have the BB donk bet into me for almost the size of the pot. Without a made hand that will be ahead after all 5 cards on the board are revealed, this is an easy muck as the odds do not justify calling and if the opp has 5x, I'm basically drawing dead.

If I were the opp in this hand with ANY pocket pair, I'd have played it nearly the same, but I'd have made my standard value bet leading the flop, which for a HU situation is a 1/2 pot bet... and any competent opp without a 5 cannot call my lead bet here.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

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Sat May 18, 2013, 10:19 AM
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I am folding, except for a sure read he's acting our, but for a different reason. You opponent's pot committed if he is anywhere near aware and you have equal stacks. You can find a better opportunity later, especially this early.
 
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Sat May 18, 2013, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by JWK24 View Post
If I were the opp in this hand with ANY pocket pair, I'd have played it nearly the same, but I'd have made my standard value bet leading the flop, which for a HU situation is a 1/2 pot bet... and any competent opp without a 5 cannot call my lead bet here.
Hard to lead out when in position.
 
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Sat May 18, 2013, 10:51 AM
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Hard to lead out when in position.
Joe, the opp's OOP in the BB... the hero's the one in position.


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Sat May 18, 2013, 12:33 PM
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Communication problem I guess. Post flop the OOP opponent donks. You can lead if they check but not otherwise.

Sorry to promote confusion when I was just needling.
 

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