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Nl 25 - Thu May 22, 2014, 09:29 PM
rudar47's Avatar
Since: Sep 2011
Posts: 73
PokerStars - $0.25 NL - Holdem - 8 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

The same opponent as hand before with A5s! After the flop i try to give him a chance to bluff his AK or stack him of with JJ+ i am not worried about anything else because he my be at tilt because of previous hand

CO: $10.74 (VPIP: 0.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 8)
BTN: $9.18 (VPIP: 75.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 8)
Hero (SB): $44.83
BB: $27.35 (VPIP: 12.50, PFR: 12.50, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 8)
UTG: $11.53 (VPIP: 12.50, PFR: 12.50, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 8)
UTG+1: $32.29 (VPIP: 26.77, PFR: 15.75, 3Bet Preflop: 5.04, Hands: 385)
MP: $10.40 (VPIP: 7.14, PFR: 7.14, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 14)
MP+1: $32.25 (VPIP: 40.00, PFR: 26.67, 3Bet Preflop: 14.29, Hands: 15)

Hero posts SB $0.10, BB posts BB $0.25

Pre Flop: (pot: $0.35) Hero has A:club: A:heart:

fold, fold, fold, MP+1 raises to $0.75, fold, fold, Hero raises to $2.25, fold, MP+1 raises to $5.10, Hero raises to $10.50, MP+1 calls $5.40

Flop: ($21.25, 2 players) 9:spade: T:club: 4:heart:
Hero checks, MP+1 bets $21.75 and is all-in, Hero calls $21.75

Turn: ($64.75, 2 players) T:spade:

River: ($64.75, 2 players) Q:diamond:
Players agreed to run it twice.

Turn #2: ($64.75, 2 players) 6:diamond:

River #2: ($64.75, 2 players) 9:heart:
Fri May 23, 2014, 01:23 AM
dirt eh's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 1,274
Don't see anything wrong with this hand.
Fri May 23, 2014, 04:53 AM
rudar47's Avatar
Since: Sep 2011
Posts: 73
The only problem is did I 4bet to small and is it a wrong to play passive on the flop?
Fri May 23, 2014, 06:37 AM
birdayy's Avatar
Since: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,179
You actually 5bet, not 4b, and your sizing is good/standard. If you 5b any bigger you are committed, so with this sizing you could give the illusion of fold equity if he chooses to 6b shove.

I like flop. He can jam stuff like KT or KJ which he is drawing near dead against.

Plus if he checks back we can always jam turn due to the SPR.
Fri May 23, 2014, 04:21 PM
TheLangolier's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,481
(Head Trainer)
Hi rudar,

This looks good. birdayy is right, you are 5-betting and the sizing is fine. I might even go a tad smaller tbh, like 9.95. You definitely do not want to make some huge sizing here for the 5th bet, as that would discourage your opponent from making both calling and 6-betting mistakes.

I too like the flop check. Give him a chance to bluff, or Bet a pair to "protect his hand" vs. AK. If he checks back, depending on the turn card I may not shove turn, but make a smaller bet of like $8-$10. A check-behind will often indicate a marginal showdown value hand like 77 or AQ, so I like making it easier for them to A) make a turn move, or B) give us their stack on the installment plan with their weaker showdown value holdings.

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