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5NL 6max zoom – PRE insufficient data and raising with AQs

5NL 6max zoom – PRE insufficient data and raising with AQs - Wed Dec 04, 2013, 03:07 PM
braveslice's Avatar
Since: Feb 2013
Posts: 568
Villain SB: 4hands, 50/0/0, AF:2, WWSF:2/2, WTSD ½, WSD:1/1
Villain BU: basic tag

I had pretty clear picture about this hand, but then my mind changed. So instead giving my opinion, I ask your opinion. The basic idea I had was that I read the villain ‘wild’ and decided to take the pot pre.

1. Even only 4 hands, it seems safe to assume he is ‘wild’?
2. 4B IP is a mistake, if 1. is correct?
3. Taking the pot pre is not a big mistake, even if 1. and 2. stands?

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Button ($5)
SB ($9.38)
BB ($5.14)
UTG ($3.35)
MP ($5.19)
Hero (CO) ($5.91)

Preflop: Hero is CO with Q, A
2 folds, Hero raises to $0.15, Button calls $0.15, SB raises to $0.75, 1 fold, Hero raises to $1.68, 2 folds

Total pot: $1.70 | Rake: $0

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Last edited by braveslice; Wed Dec 04, 2013 at 03:24 PM..
Thu Dec 05, 2013, 03:37 AM
PSO-xflixx's Avatar
Since: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,119
(Live Trainer)
Tricky spot because of his insanely huge 3-Bet size. To be 4bet/calling with AQs preflop I would usually require a lot more reads so if you feel like this guy may be out of line and capable of crazy stuff I think your line is fine to try and isolate him. You do need to be willing to get it in with him and be aware of the fact that you usually are not that big of a favorite if you do (unless he stacks off with any Ax pre).

You can also flatcall pre, as there is still some stacksize left to be played out and AQs plays well in a 3-Bet pot, even multiway.

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Thu Dec 05, 2013, 05:48 AM
braveslice's Avatar
Since: Feb 2013
Posts: 568
ty!, appreciated.

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