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$1.00 STT 9 Man - Sun Jul 27, 2014, 07:05 AM
adsthepro777's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
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Weird spot with QQ any thoughts?

Sun Jul 27, 2014, 07:19 AM
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Since: Jun 2014
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Hmm. A flat call pre-flop for me rules out premium pocket pairs, maybe TT+. I'd have thought it unlikely he's playing things like 86, 86, 65 etc. Maybe A8s is a possibility. But once he min checkraises I'd be suspicious of a set. The min raise as well looks particularly strong. I'd probably call and reevaluate on the turn but with a min to fold if anything big comes in from him.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014, 07:09 PM
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Since: Mar 2013
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QQ is great pocket at this flop but any agression should make You fold this is the truth and You should fold
Sun Jul 27, 2014, 07:46 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
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I'd make a standard preflop raise to 300 (3bb+1bb for each limper), instead of raising small. This way I can conceal the strength of my hand and not price in marginal hands that want to try to outdraw me.

When I flop an overpair, I then want to continue with my consistent story and make another standard bet. With one opp, a standard bet is 1/2 pot, so I will bet 234.. no more, no less.

The opp now min-raises. With the bet pattern that has been used, since it does not tell a consistent story (weaker than normal preflop, then stronger than normal postflop)... when people make abnormal bet sizes, this is a tell for either a monster or a bluff.
The min-raise is another problem, because if I have a draw, they price it in.. so they are saying that they don't care if I'm drawing. This is most likely from a set or straight and due to this, I'm going to call (cringing that I sized my bets as a tell for my hand) and re-evaluate on the turn.

If I see and overcard on the turn and the opp bets again, I need to fold.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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