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Micromillions 3.30 MTT Unsure what to do with AK

Micromillions 3.30 MTT Unsure what to do with AK - Fri Mar 21, 2014, 06:02 AM
Jason272727's Avatar
Since: Oct 2013
Posts: 40
Middle stages of Micromillions 3.30 MTT -

what should I have done with AK on this stack size? Should I just have shoved it in preflop instead of the 3x bb pre raise? And what should I have done postflop?
Not much known about villains

Thanks all

Last edited by Jason272727; Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 06:03 AM.. Reason: Extra detail
Fri Mar 21, 2014, 06:07 AM
Shichi-77's Avatar
Since: Jul 2012
Posts: 607
I would min raise and check fold OTF against 2 opps without hitting . and I don't like shoving 20BB's .
Fri Mar 21, 2014, 09:04 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
Hi Jason272727!

With AK, when it folds to me, I'm going to make a standard raise, which for this blind level is to 2.5BB+1BB for each limper (625). I don't want to shove, as it's too many chips, which can get me value-owned (fold out worse hands and only get called by better).

The flop misses me, but should have missed any other tighter players. A standard value-bet on the flop needs to be based on the size of the pot, number of opps and board texture. With 2 opps, a standard bet sizing is 2/3 pot, but this bet is well over 1/3 of my remaining chips, which means that I'm pot-committed and can't fold if I make this bet. Due to this, I'm shoving the flop.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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