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A2 - Thu May 23, 2013, 10:23 AM
mike2198's Avatar
Since: Jan 2013
Posts: 1,485

What do you make of my raise on the flop?

This was a zoom game and i had 2 players noted as stations so i decided to open A2 UTG and get min raised im not to happy about this with my losse open but with the 2 callers im happy to call.

I flop 2 pair and check the preflop raiser cbets small and i raised.

I was hoping the preflop raiser had a ace but i knew they were both weak and think i would of been better of calling, i range people really well now but i still go way to aggressive so im just wondering what do line do you guys take here?
Thu May 23, 2013, 11:56 AM
ArtySmokesPS's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 7,363
I'd sometimes donk out (just as I would with a set on a wet board multiway) but mostly I'd go with a big check-raise here. You can exploit your "relative position" by checking here and seeing what transpires. If there was a ton of action, then you could easily put a villain on a set or better two pairs, but here it's fairly clear you're ahead. Villain's c-bet was pretty small and there are no good draws on this board (just gutshots) but I don't want one of these guys making a better two pairs, trips, or a straight for a cheap price. I'd prefer to get just one caller, (multiway OOP can be tricky, as most turn and river cards are potentially bad for you) but taking it down on the flop is fine too.

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