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QQ Out of Position in the Early Game - Sun Mar 16, 2014, 05:01 PM
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Stacks:
UTG Mytzache21 (2,815) 70bb
UTG+1 Fulek (3,662) 92bb
MP1 Ebrius75 (3,689) 92bb
MP2 korczaszko (3,430) 86bb
MP3 EdSen999 (2,460) 62bb
CO Mordovorot1989 (7,938) 198bb
BTN Hugh Brady (2,835) 71bb
SB HERO (4,100) 103bb
BB PokerfacePBBR (2,388) 60bb

Blinds: 20/40

Pre-Flop: (60, 9 players) HERO is SB : :
1 fold, Fulek calls 40, 5 folds, HERO raises to 120, 1 fold, Fulek calls 80

Flop: : : : (280, 2 players)
HERO checks, Fulek bets 160, HERO raises to 420, Fulek calls 260

Turn: : (1,120, 2 players)
HERO bets 500, Fulek calls 500

River: : (2,120, 2 players)
HERO ???

I don't use HUD and I don't know the villain's stats. What is the best aproach to this hand?


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Sun Mar 16, 2014, 09:00 PM
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Personally, I would just BET, BET, BET here. Look to get 3 streets of value from Jx and two streets from draws. I don't like check raising this flop... Doesn't make sense to do this. The board is super dry. The best approach would be to fire about 1/2 or just over on all three streets and fold to a raise OTR.

Line should be: B,B,BF
 
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Hi ahcrata!

With QQ preflop and a limper in front of me, I'm going to make a standard raise, which for this blind level is to 3BB+1BB for each limper, so I will raise to 160.

I flop and overpair to the board and I need to lead the flop here. A standard bet sizing for one opp in the pot with me is 1/2 pot, so I will bet 140. As played, when the opp bets after a check, I am going to make a standard raise, which is to between 3X the previous bet (480) and a pot-sized raise (600). I'll opt to raise to 550.

The turn should be a blank and after check/raising the flop, I'm going to make a standard value bet on the turn. Since standard is 1/2 pot, I'll bet 560.

The river gives 4x a straight (but there should not be many 4's in their range) and once again, I'm going to make a lead bet. However, a 1/2 pot bet now makes the opp pot-committed.. so I'm shoving the river.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

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Thx - Mon Mar 17, 2014, 02:30 PM
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Hi ahcrata!

With QQ preflop and a limper in front of me, I'm going to make a standard raise, which for this blind level is to 3BB+1BB for each limper, so I will raise to 160.

I flop and overpair to the board and I need to lead the flop here. A standard bet sizing for one opp in the pot with me is 1/2 pot, so I will bet 140. As played, when the opp bets after a check, I am going to make a standard raise, which is to between 3X the previous bet (480) and a pot-sized raise (600). I'll opt to raise to 550.

The turn should be a blank and after check/raising the flop, I'm going to make a standard value bet on the turn. Since standard is 1/2 pot, I'll bet 560.

The river gives 4x a straight (but there should not be many 4's in their range) and once again, I'm going to make a lead bet. However, a 1/2 pot bet now makes the opp pot-committed.. so I'm shoving the river.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)
Thank you for the analysis, I was hoping he folds after the chec/raise on the flop. On the river I tried a block bet. What do you think about that? Can I hope a fold after my check raise?
 

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