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AJo / fold on the flop ? - Mon May 12, 2014, 04:16 AM
shynleigh355's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 57
Here is a hand I played recently in 0.01/0.02

Mon May 12, 2014, 04:57 AM
bhoylegend's Avatar
Since: Jun 2012
Posts: 2,261
I think you played the hand fine.

The villain is so short that we have to go with our hand after flopping TPTK. Only thing I would do differently is to just shove over his donk bet expecting him to have a wide range of hand values that he will call with including weaker top pair and even second pair hands a decent amount of the time.
Mon May 12, 2014, 05:53 AM
baud2death's Avatar
Since: Nov 2012
Posts: 1,249
I think you played it fine.
With so little behind from our opponent, I might prefer flatting the flop since we aren't going to have a problem getting it in by the river and if he is betting KJ,QJ,Jx, a re-raise here might scare him off but if we flat, we give him the opportunity to shove the turn. With so little behind from my opponent I am never folding TPTK in this spot. If we are wrong we lose the minimum to a spot where we are likely ahead to so much of our opponents range.

Since his stack is the effective stack, you were both playing 32BB and top pair becomes a powerhouse at that depth.
Mon May 12, 2014, 01:40 PM
ArtySmokesPS's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 7,355
Originally Posted by bhoylegend View Post
shove over his donk bet

He'll have a set sometimes, but I'm not folding TPTK with the SPR so low. The whole point of raising AJ pre-flop vs a shorty is get stacks in when you make a pair.

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Mon May 12, 2014, 01:45 PM
Paddy Gar's Avatar
Since: Apr 2010
Posts: 439
Yeah SPR is everything here. When I see that flop with TPTK and the SPR, I'm never folding. Simple as. WP

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