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NL5 FR, Could I have gotten more?

NL5 FR, Could I have gotten more? - Fri Sep 05, 2014, 11:11 AM
MRSWAT's Avatar
Since: Oct 2010
Posts: 43
So I had been at this table for about 35 minutes and a decent read on my opps. The initial raiser here was loose and would open with a wide range. The button was more of a tighter player and wouldn't call raises preflop without something decent. On the flop I want to get the most out of this hand. I want to see what the other two do on the flop.

Here is where I have a question. When I look back on this now, I think initial raiser has AQ, QK something like that. Especially calling after a call and a raise on the flop. With their tight image and raise on the flop I have to figure the button has no worse than two pair. I can't see either villain holding AA or KK. I know there are draws potentially here, but is there a reason to just call the raise to 1.20 on the flop as opposed to shoving here?

Sat Sep 06, 2014, 04:27 PM
rkleefstra's Avatar
Since: Feb 2013
Posts: 2,328
I don't really like your flatcall after the flop. If Villain3 folds, you give v9 a free card to draw (if he does) and you loose value if he has AQ or other 2pair because he will prob call a raise with most decent hands in his range

Fortunately this mistake is minor because v3 raises and now you shove for value, perfect!
Both players show a lot of interest in the hand and you got the 2nd nuts with some outs to a boat, go for it !

Don't call, situation can only worsen for you. If they fold to your shove, they don't have a hand that would have given value anyway.

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