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2NL 6-Max Zoom - what to do with QQ postflop - Tue Nov 12, 2013, 02:36 AM
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Since: Jul 2013
Posts: 16
Hello all,




So I recently had this hand in zoom 2nl 6 Max. With QQ I decided to 3 bet as I would prefer to a) build a big pot and b) hopefully get it to headsup, or just take it down preflop.

So I get two callers which surprised me and then I get the flop as indicated. And after they checked to me I decided to make a large bet and took it down. But then I got to thinking about that hand. What would I have done if they had called or shoved. What happens if I didn't get a queen in later streets. And it was because of these questions I decided to post this hand. I just didn't really think it through very much (my weakness)

So my main questions are what would you have done postflop? And if you did get called and didnt hit a Q on the turn, what next?

I am really just not sure about this one.

Thanks!!!

Ladywolf
 
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Tue Nov 12, 2013, 03:34 AM
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Since: Sep 2012
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3b bigger pre.

Cbetting the flop has a few advantages;

- We define our villain's range because the board is so dry
- Our range does not look face up***

However, it's unlikely that we will get called by worse (all pairs < K). Against 2nl players i'd check back 3 way and if it checks around OTT start betting for value.

***this isn't a huge concern at 2nl
 
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Tue Nov 12, 2013, 10:05 AM
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Since: Nov 2011
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I think your continuation bet can be called by plenty of worse hands, namely worse pocket pairs, esp JJ, TT, 99.

For that reason I like betting and I don't think you bet particularly large. One thing at 2nl is you will run into more KJ/KQ/AK than at other stakes, but after making this bet I would check the turn with intentions of showing down your hand. Maybe if the river is a king or 3 you could certainly put in another value bet, but on other cards it will be less easy.

If you face a lot of resistance on this board in this hand you should throw your QQ away
 

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