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NL5 6max Zoom - AA hand - Tue Feb 11, 2014, 07:47 AM
ImStylo's Avatar
Since: Oct 2013
Posts: 35
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Button ($5)
Hero (SB) ($7.69)
BB ($16.12)
UTG ($18.55)
MP ($2.92)
CO ($12.03)

Preflop: Hero is SB with A, A
3 folds, Button raises $0.10, Hero raises $0.33, 1 fold, Button calls $0.25

Flop: ($0.75) 5, K, 8 (2 players)
Hero bets $0.46, Button raises $0.92, Hero?

This hand is from NL5 6max Zoom.
BU - VPIP: 14, PFR: 10, 3B: 0, AF: 3.0, Hands: 166
This is a very sticky situation on flop with an overpair and I want to ask what is the best line to play this AA hand after we get a raise on flop? Should we fold, raise or call OOP?
Tue Feb 11, 2014, 09:24 AM
geoVARTA's Avatar
Since: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,306
Hi ImStylo,

I would 3bet to atleast 0.35 or even 0.4; When we are OOP we want to 3bet bigger to make up for our positional disadvantage.

Villain seems to be playing a TAGish style so when they call the 3bet I think its unlikely that they would have KK because they would have 4bet preflop. I think they might 4bet AK sometimes too but they could also call IP. We block the NFD so its not possible for them to be raising with a hand like AsQs. The only hands that I see raise this flop with is AK, KsQs, 88, or a 76s for a loose 3bet call. Against that range we are basically flipping so getting the money in with AA in a 3bet pot seems reasonable to me.

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