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Sunday Storm AK Can I fold after flop raise?

Sunday Storm AK Can I fold after flop raise? - Sun Aug 10, 2014, 04:01 PM
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Mon Aug 11, 2014, 12:46 PM
shoim's Avatar
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Hey Sandip,

The actual questions in my mind here are :
- is he loose or tight ?
- is he positional aware (given stack sizes and UTG open AJo I am guessing not! and I am guessing loose aggro but table dynamics and other considerations kick in for this to be a simple answer)
For me, this is a clear fold on the flop. Yes, he is c-betting alot (as a lot of dudes are on missed flops) but then again he is less than 20 BB (preflop he is 20BB, but given antes and the fact he is next BB will make him 19BB :-P). In cash games his half pot cbet wouldn't mean that much but here is a different story, he pot commits himself (putting his tourney life on the line) with that bet and that should make you wonder.
So considering stacks and tourney state (near the money <> far of the money) will give you the answer.

My own thoughts, not to be taken for granted

Shoim (Bogdan)
Mon Aug 11, 2014, 01:44 PM
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Hi sandip,

Yes, I think you can and should fold. When the villain donk bets into you here I would expect him to have a J quite often, some hand he's never folding for sure and most of which is ahead of AK high, so no great reason to put another 20bb at risk imo.

If the donk bet seems strange, well, villain is very likely a fish, flatting this 3b out of position preflop. He should generally fold or rip on his stack size, unless he's getting cute/trappy with AA/KK... but if he were then he'd almost certainly continue that mode of thought and check/shove or check/call on the flop.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014, 12:22 PM
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Thanks for information!
Tue Aug 12, 2014, 08:33 PM
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opponent is giving you the reason to fold so just fold no need to reshove with A high cause your not winning on anything your opponent donk bets with

opponent called 3bet then suddenly betting ahead of you

be thankful that you dont need to waste a cbet with your 3bet

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