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open league play - Fri Mar 28, 2014, 12:15 PM
donkkilla76's Avatar
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 107
remember when raising with ak when the board comes k610 that the guy who called you will have 6 10 so you better fold

Last edited by donkkilla76; Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 12:18 PM..
Fri Mar 28, 2014, 12:27 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,824
Hi donkkilla76!

In a league game, I can't be all-in unless I'm sure I'll be ahead after all 5 cards are on the board. I also cannot overbet. These games are only about outlasting players, so they have a totally different strategy from a std tourney.

With AK preflop, I want to make a standard raise, which is to 3BB+1BB for each limper (240 chips). No more, no less.

When I flop top pair, I get a bet of 120. I need to raise here and since there are 3 opps in the hand, I need to raise by 3/4 pot, to 795. Once again, I cannot bet more than this or I'm wasting chips and I cannot be all-in on the turn with a one pair hand.

I need to keep all my bets standard and consistent. Players that bet more with better hands and less with marginal ones are basically turning their cards face-up to an observant player... something that I absolutely need to avoid.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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Fri Mar 28, 2014, 12:38 PM
5betShoves's Avatar
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 1
you cant really blame him...
he defended his blinds.... and probably expected the others to call

he got lucky... obviously i wouldnt call with T6..

I personnally LOVED the donk lead on that flop though haha..

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