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PSO 12 Days - AKo in BB - Wed Dec 18, 2013, 06:42 PM
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Thu Dec 19, 2013, 12:32 AM
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Hi IBNash!

With AK in the BB, I get 3 limpers in front of me. I'm going to make a standard raise to 3BB+1BB for each limper or to 300.

I see a 3-way flop where I hit TPTK and I'm going to lead out with another standard bet. With 2 opps, a standard bet is 2/3 pot, so I will bet 600. Once again, I want to keep all of my bets and raises standard.

The turn is just about the worst card in the deck to me as it completes the straight and flush. Here is where I need a read on the opp. A tight opp really should not have the straight, so I'd discount it. A tight opp should not have two pair too. A loose opp however brings both of these into play. Since there was absolutely no information provided about any of the opps (please provide this in the future), with this being a PSO game, I'm going to make the assumption that the opp will be tight and not loose... could be a big stretch, but no information was provided.
With the opp being tight, I'm going to make another value bet on the turn and since a 1/2 pot bet (standard bet with one opp in the pot) making the opp pot-committed... I'm shoving the turn.

Yes, the opp could have hearts and I'll take the chance as I'm definitely not going to check and fold because if I'm the opp here and get checked to on the turn, I'd be shoving just about any 2 cards at the BB as the check screams that they have either missed the board entirely or are afraid of a straight or flush.. and either way, they should not call a shove.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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Thu Dec 19, 2013, 06:16 AM
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This is a horrible turn but I think with villain left with less than a pot-sized bet behind, I think we have to continue to CBet and put him all in.

Villain's holding is likely a pocket pair, probably 55 or 77-TT (because I think he would've bet the turn with a set) or KQ-KT. He might also have some flush draws which just got there but I think the majority of his holdings OTF are some sort of made hand, most of which we are crushing.
 

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