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10NL Button vs SB - Sun May 19, 2013, 12:09 PM
ferdyr77's Avatar
Since: Dec 2011
Posts: 88
Hi all,

I was not quite sure if this could be an overplay of my hand.
Stats for only 15 hands:
50 steal(4 hands)

Regarding the steal percentage, that's not much to find out if he steals much but nevertheless I don't wanted to flat my A8s.

I did think in the hand he has a very wide button range probably, but not sure of what his 3bet calling range might be.

I flopped middle pair great kicker, think a cbet is in place on the flop and did want to tripple barrel. But then his turn raise.... TJ could be in his range any pairs but then I expected he raised the flop.

Turn pot of 13 dollar and need to call 6, wise to call?

Sun May 19, 2013, 07:08 PM
TheLangolier's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,487
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Hi ferd,

Yes, I think you overplayed your hand here.

Preflop looks fine, restealing vs. a possible wide button open, A8s can be defended by calling but it plays much easier reraising the wide steal and punishes him for stealing.

I don't mind c-betting the flop since we 3b pre, but once we get called, I would slow it down. We can't really expect to get value from worse hands by barreling here, so maybe check and call a bet instead. When you bet and get raised all in on the turn it's the exact kind of spot we don't want to be in... we can only beat a bluff, and even semi-bluffs have reasonable equity so when we're ahead, we're often not crushing.

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