Home / Community / Forum / Poker Education / Texas Hold'Em Cash Games /

5 nL zoom

Old
Default
5 nL zoom - Thu Oct 24, 2013, 06:17 PM
(#1)
GayLooser's Avatar
Since: May 2013
Posts: 62
BronzeStar
http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker-h...372_EFE32792CE

should i call or wut? i just hate those bigreraise , it can be flush draws, but can be setz too
 
Old
Default
Thu Oct 24, 2013, 06:47 PM
(#2)
Mikey_Luggs's Avatar
Since: Jul 2011
Posts: 138
Do you have any stats on the player or have any notes on them?

For me it's an easy fold. Your both deep stacked and he has nearly 5x re-raised. I can't see them doing this unless they are already happy to get 200bbs all in
 
Old
Default
Thu Oct 24, 2013, 07:58 PM
(#3)
bhoylegend's Avatar
Since: Jun 2012
Posts: 2,261
It can be pretty much anything as no reads given.

If he is aggressive he could just be trying to get you off a hand like you had. If he is passive, he has the nuts, easy fold.
 
Old
Default
Fri Oct 25, 2013, 02:55 AM
(#4)
Roland GTX's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,905
Hi GL!

I agree with the others, this guy has a polarized range in this spot. He may be protecting two pair or better, or he may be semi-bluffing a strong draw. It is tough to say without notes/reads on the villain. Make sure you put a note on this guy regarding his betsizing. It can come in handy in the future.

Without a read, there are some very important factors here that help us make a decision. Firstly, you are out of position. This is going to make playing future streets difficult. Secondly, your hand does not have much potential to develop into the nuts since you don't have a flush draw and only a weak straight draw. Finally, you and the villain are deep stacked here. You want to protect your stack. Folding as you did looks like the best choice when confronted with such a large raise. This will quickly become a big pot and we can expect the villain to barrel at least once more. So, check-calling will not keep the pot under control. Good fold!

GL and have fun at the tables!

Roland GTX
 

Getting PokerStars is easy: download and install the PokerStars game software, create your free player account, and validate your email address. Clicking on the download poker button will lead to the installation of compatible poker software on your PC of 51.7 MB, which will enable you to register and play poker on the PokerStars platform. To uninstall PokerStars use the Windows uninstaller: click Start > Control Panel and then select Add or Remove programs > Select PokerStars and click Uninstall or Remove.

Copyright (c) PokerSchoolOnline.com. All rights reserved, Rational Group, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 1DZ. You can email us on support@pokerschoolonline.com