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NL10 SH - Facing 4bet from bu with QQ

NL10 SH - Facing 4bet from bu with QQ - Mon Feb 10, 2014, 12:13 AM
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BB: $10 (100 bb)
UTG: $2.96 (29.6 bb)
Hero (MP): $10.25 (102.5 bb)
CO: $10.56 (105.6 bb)
BTN: $11.47 (114.7 bb)
SB: $12.76 (127.6 bb)

Preflop: Hero is MP with Q Q
UTG raises to $0.20, Hero raises to $0.60, CO folds, BTN raises to $2.15, 2 folds, UTG raises to $2.96 and is all-in, Hero folds, BTN calls $0.81

Flop: ($6.67) 6 K J (2 players, 1 is all-in)
Turn: ($6.67) Q (2 players, 1 is all-in)
River: ($6.67) 2 (2 players, 1 is all-in)

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UTG is a fish, no read on button. I feel his 4bet is very strong given I 3bet utg as mp, was this a nitty fold? Did the money already in pot warrant a call if I am up against a range of AA/KK/AK from bu?

Last edited by pockettones; Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 12:16 AM..
Mon Feb 10, 2014, 04:34 AM
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Since: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,119
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Without any specific reads I find it always tricky to 3-bet/fold a valuehand like QQ for 100bb stacksizes or less. People's 4-betting ranges include so many AK combos that we're going to give up on at least valuable equity here a lot. Since we should be ahead vs UTG a lot here and he puts extra deadmoney into the pot I would always go for that and stick it in here. Against a range of QQ+/AK you have 40% equity when called so it can never be too bad.

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