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25nl Zoom: Maximizing value with AA

25nl Zoom: Maximizing value with AA - Mon Sep 30, 2013, 05:28 AM
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Since: Sep 2012
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Stats: VPIP: 27, PFR: 27, 3B: 7, AF: 1.8, Hands: 45

Villain is a 4 tabler so we can assume he's pretty much a reg.

I think preflop is very standard, but post flop is where it gets interesting.

If we believe he'll 4b get in KK and QQ, then his range is mostly capped to TT-JJ as far as PPs and AK/AQ.

By checking back this dry flop (albeit with a flush draw, but that's quite unlikely because we have the Ac blocker), we allow him to valueown himself or bluff with hands like AK.

We can also set up stacks to shove river without too much trouble OTT. In retrospect I could have gone a little bigger OTT.

So yeah, feedback would be nice

Last edited by birdayy; Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 10:49 AM..
Mon Sep 30, 2013, 11:29 AM
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Hi birday,

Not sure if there's a direct question in here or not, but I think the line you took is a good one, we should still stack up KK and AQ with this line and give AK/JJ/TT an opportunity to make post flop mistakes while drawing very thin. We only need 2 streets to get stack action so letting 1 street go doesn't hurt us. The only thing I think we should do different here is size the turn a bit larger, to set up a natural sized river shove.

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Mon Sep 30, 2013, 12:52 PM
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Thanks Dave. Just a quick line check was the 'question' I guess. Checking back the flop vs triple barreling.

Agreed OTT.

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