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5nl 6 Max Zoom - Aces Value

5nl 6 Max Zoom - Aces Value - Tue Jun 04, 2013, 10:24 AM
adsthepro777's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 630

Is it profitable in the long run to be playing aces so strongly?

Tue Jun 04, 2013, 10:39 AM
bhoylegend's Avatar
Since: Jun 2012
Posts: 2,261
I think so, yeah, at 5NL there is more than enough 'fat' value to be had with big hands where someone has hit a small bit of the flop and are willing to go to the river with it.

I would have 3bet a little bit bigger. $1.15 or something around that.

Flop bet was good and sets up getting it in on the turn as you are are putting $3.80 into a $5.07 pot. If you bet anything else you arent getting away from it anyway.

I wouldnt have played it any different.

Villain never gave you any reason to doubt your hand with a re-raise.
reply to hand - Tue Jun 04, 2013, 02:30 PM
glenn161274's Avatar
Since: Jul 2012
Posts: 146
It really depends on the flop and on the villian, if the flop is dry and the villian a fish be as aggresive as possible. The flop here was very wet flush draws straight draws, so maybe a little more cautious, but he never really told us we were beat so i think you played it correctly. But most of my decisions are based on my opponent, and what reads and how they play often indicates the best way to play a certain hand.
Tue Jun 04, 2013, 03:18 PM
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Since: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,119
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Nice hand! If you don't have any reads on villain in a 4-bet pot with a hand as strong as this at all I'd just go for a big enough bet on this wet flop to be able to jam most turns. Since he flatted your 4-bet he might of course have QQ/JJ some of the time but also AQ and then some KK too as well as hands with the OTT that still call a shove. There's too much money in there already to consider abandoning this pot.

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