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A2s vs Q10o flush draw possibility 3.30$ 4k. gtd - Sat Feb 15, 2014, 04:56 AM
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hello, i had this hand few days ago. and this hand is in my mind for a while. i am wondering, did i play good or this hand i played to agressive and (fishy) i think my play was very bad.

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Sat Feb 15, 2014, 02:09 PM
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Hi Tommy nolimt!

When playing from the SB and facing a raise, due to the positional disadvantage that this carries, I only want to be playing much better than average hands (ones that I can 3-bet with). A2s is nowhere near strong enough to re-raise with, so I need to muck preflop. Calling raises OOP with weak hands will leak off a very large amount of chips over time. Just because I have an A or suited cards doesn't mean that the hand is strong enough to play.

Due to this, the best decision that I can make is to muck preflop.
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If I did see the flop, since I'm out of position and I don't have the lead in the hand, I need to lead this flop with a standard value bet. With 3 opps in the hand, this is a 3/4 pot bet. With a check, then a bet and a raise in front of me, I definitely do not want to re-raise the flop. Also, if I bet and get raised, I also need to let the hand go.

The best line that I can take is to lead the flop, then fold to a raise and if called, I do not want to put another chip into the pot unless I get a heart or A and need to fold to any bet.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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