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what to do with ak in the sb - Wed Jan 22, 2014, 03:45 PM
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im not totally sure about this, the bb was a loose agresive player who 3betted a lot , so i thought i can induce him, but after the flop it becames a tricky spot and i think in the turn he played that with a lot of air and any x , wanst afraid of clubs. but i want some opinions.

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Thu Jan 23, 2014, 07:48 AM
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Hi scarface763

I like your option of raising to induce I'd have done the same unless villain has shown to be tremendously loose/passive, in which case I'd have shoved preflop.

The flop isn't that bad for us because it's quite likely we can get some value from club draws. I wouldn't expect villain to have Ax here very often as I think he would ship most Ax hands preflop. The turn card could potentially give villain more outs if he was holding any broadway cards with a club so for this reason alone I would be inclined to call the shove. We started the hand with 17 big blinds and if we fold we're only going to be left with 10 big blinds. I think we're ahead enough of the time to make this a +ev call. I think weak villains would also shove hands like A5.

Cheers, Chris.
 
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Thu Jan 23, 2014, 05:40 PM
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ok, thanks for the answer, i have doubts about betting the turn, but i think its corret too.
 

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