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KK vs limped in opp, straight possibility flop - Thu Jun 19, 2014, 10:56 AM
WiCD's Avatar
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 40

Tour: ACOP Stage 1, Level VII (125/250)

Hero has KK, in SB,
Villain in late position limped in, and called my 3xBB raise

Straight possibility flop, How will you act there?

Last edited by WiCD; Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 11:25 AM..
Thu Jun 19, 2014, 11:44 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,802
Hi WiCD!

Preflop with KK, I need to make a standard raise, which is to 3BB+1BB for each limper (1k chips). I don't want to raise to less than this or I can be giving the opp the correct odds to be in the pot.

On the flop, since I raised pre, I need to make a standard c-bet on the flop of 1/2 pot. Yes, there is a made straight possible, but I have an overpair to the board and I need to price out any draws to a straight. If I check and the opp hits a straight by checking behind, it's my own fault that I lose the hand. If the opp raises, then I can re-evaluate and either call their shove or fold (depending on a read of the opp.. none given, and this information IS critical).

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


6 Time Bracelet Winner

Thu Jun 19, 2014, 12:55 PM
WiCD's Avatar
Since: Mar 2014
Posts: 40
Oh, yes, 3-bet flop is much better than the check-raise, and my hand was not good enough to slow play! And also preflop bet.
Thank you very much for your advice!

Last edited by WiCD; Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 03:01 PM..

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