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fold AK in 2NL vs. 4bet preflop? - Sun Feb 09, 2014, 02:27 PM
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there was times when all the time i called/pushed 100BB preflop in 2NL... i was against KK/AA... so i dont like to do so lol... but then again there are players like dis one.. so i dont know.... in zoom, where u have no reads on enemies... at least i didnt have on these ones ... is it bad to fold AK preflop here?
 
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Sun Feb 09, 2014, 03:43 PM
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Sun Feb 09, 2014, 04:47 PM
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I would fold this all day long. Hate AK
 
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Mon Feb 10, 2014, 03:07 AM
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Mon Feb 10, 2014, 03:20 AM
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I would eazy fold if it would be shorter stack (>90BB) i would ship it because sorter play looser. Also at these stakes people very often then the have opotunaty 4bet pushes all in hands like JJ-KK AK and with AA geting more tricky and bets smaler.

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Mon Feb 10, 2014, 03:31 AM
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I would eazy fold if it would be shorter stack (>90BB) i would ship it because sorter play looser. Also at these stakes people very often then the have opotunaty 4bet pushes all in hands like JJ-KK AK and with AA geting more tricky and bets smaler.
yez u haz tru, but in these stakes i ve seen everything, i ve seen both... even slowplaying AA even pushing it preflop vs. smallraise... there are all types of players, and u never know which u r facing now, unless u played with him before.... but i mostly in 99% situations am always facing new players in zoom who do dis to me
 
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Thoughts on AK in general - Mon Feb 10, 2014, 03:34 AM
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You would probably be unnecessarily flipping for your stack, UTG should be 4betting his high pocket pairs and AK(s)+. Lower aces may probably fold to a 3bet but then again opponents are pretty unpredictable in micros .

Some people may have reshoved this if you feel like gambling but you are usually always on the negative side of a flip (43% to 57% vs most overpairs from 10s-Qs) and drawing super thin to AA and KK.

The thing about AK is it usually has equity, and because it has blockers for the ace and the king, it makes it even more unlikely that your opponent has aces or kings.

However, this hand generally has more value in tournaments, mostly due to fold equity- but in cash games it'll probably lose value, particularly to a UTG open.

All in all, your 3bet fold is fine, it may be a little leak but good play nonetheless.

Good luck at the tables
 
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Mon Feb 10, 2014, 04:16 AM
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I think this is a decent fold readless. UTG's opening range should be pretty tight, so your 3Betting range from MP should be pretty strong. For the UTG raiser to come back over the top, he's clearly not too worried about playing for his stack.

I don't think 5Bet shoving can be terrible, but you're pretty much always going to be behind unless you know that villain is a bit of a maniac that might play stuff like JTs like this.

There are much better spots to try and take advantage of at 2NL other than this.
 

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