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Please review this hand - Fri May 30, 2014, 06:46 AM
dduvshani's Avatar
Since: May 2014
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What could my villian have had ?
Fri May 30, 2014, 10:57 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
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Hi dduvshani!

With the way that the opp bet this hand (very poorly), while they could have an A or 3, they could also have a club draw or a bluff. In a league game, they most likely have a better A or a 3.

If this is from a league game, the first key is that AJs is too weak of a hand to be playing from UTG and needs to be mucked preflop.

If I saw the flop and the min donk bet, I need to make a standard raise. Bets and raises postflop need to be sized based on the size of the pot, number of opps and board texture. With one opp, if I'm going to raise (which I would), I need to raise by 1/2 pot.

On the turn, here is why I don't want to be playing AJs out of position in the first place. When the opp shoves, I am beat by better aces and also 3x. Since I can be beat, in a league game, this is an instant fold.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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