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Old 11-12-2007, 04:41 AM
ettorek ettorek is offline
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Default $3 - 45 : Calling with AK

Another situation where lately I've found myself: I really don't like a call here with a drawing hand but after a raise I'm basically committed and I got good pot odds.
Can you check my line?

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No Limit Holdem Tournament
Blinds: t50/t100
8 players
Converter

Stack sizes:
UTG: t1230
UTG+1: t1195
Hero: t1220
MP2: t2385
CO: t2480
Button: t1235
SB: t1580
BB: t3370

Pre-flop: (8 players) Hero is MP1 with A[img]/images/graemlins/spade.gif[/img] K[img]/images/graemlins/club.gif[/img]
2 folds, <font color="#cc0000">Hero raises to t300</font>, 2 folds, Button calls t300 <font color="aaaaaa">(pot was t450)</font>, <font color="#cc0000">SB raises all-in t1580</font>, BB calls t1480 <font color="aaaaaa">(pot was t2280)</font>, <font color="#cc0000">Hero calls all-in t920</font>, Button folds.
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Old 11-12-2007, 04:52 AM
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Default Re: $3 - 45 : Calling with AK

I dont even care if I dont have a fold button on this hand...

You can just open shove for value I guess if you want it to fold around and snag just the small pot of 150 that is currently in the pot... although I think this screams AK... besides I think you should want to get it all in with someone here... the small blind doesnt have many chips either and could definatly have a weaker A... if nothing else AQ is atleast in his shoving range...
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Old 11-12-2007, 05:08 AM
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Default Re: $3 - 45 : Calling with AK


With an M of 10, the SB shouldn't be all that desperate. I'd like to hear about what ranges to assign to SB, and the BB given that it seems it should be tighter. Sometimes one will have a weaker ace, but the other a smaller pair. Still getting odds to call though, unless its AA/KK the BB is flat calling 1/2 his stack for.
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Old 11-12-2007, 05:18 AM
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Default Re: $3 - 45 : Calling with AK

When I made the call, I put the SB on a strong ace/ middle pair or simply on a squeezing: I was concerned more on the BB calls because e saw a raise and a shove in front so he could have a tighter hand.
Anyway basically I think I made a coinflip here...
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Old 11-12-2007, 02:40 PM
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Default Re: $3 - 45 : Calling with AK

this is a instacall in a 3/45
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Old 11-12-2007, 02:56 PM
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Default Re: $3 - 45 : Calling with AK

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Another situation where lately I've found myself: I really don't like a call here with a drawing hand but after a raise I'm basically committed and I got good pot odds.


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You've got to be [censored] kidding me. This complete nonsense. "A drawing hand". Come on man. Go to pokerstove or two dimes and run some numbers. AK is the nuts. You'd have to be really deep to even consider folding AK. And in a 3/45, folding AK preflop is just flat retarded. People shove regularly for 30BBs with A7o.

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Can you check my line?


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Sure. Shove the FIRST time it gets to you. You have 9BBs.
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Old 11-12-2007, 03:51 PM
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Default Re: $3 - 45 : Calling with AK

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this is a instacall in a 3/45

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Exactly. You can't make laydowns under these conditions and be a winning player.........EVER!
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Old 11-12-2007, 04:47 PM
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Default Re: $3 - 45 : Calling with AK

Ok guys, happy to see that I did the right thing [img]/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img]
Let me say that all of you are a great help in making me a better player: thanks for your help!
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