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  • AK early phase2

    So I'm playing an $11 tournament with a 50k prize pool and i get myself in this situation. I think typically you should fold in this situation, but this player has raised me off the pot twice so I decide the only possible hand that can beat me in this situation is a set. Do you think I still should have folded, or a reraise shove is okay? and what does the math say behind it. Also, this opponent is not loose and would call a 3bb raise with a premium hand, any pair, perhaps Ax.


    PokerStars Game #61595027349: Tournament #419010491, $10+$1 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level VI (40/80) - 2011/05/02 11:51:47 PT [2011/05/02 14:51:47 ET]
    Table '419010491 76' 9-max Seat #7 is the button
    Seat 1: Ruchev (6515 in chips)
    Seat 2: RobbieR83 (4105 in chips)
    Seat 3: imbecileee (5650 in chips)
    Seat 4: lucky8dolls (2700 in chips)
    Seat 5: Rawsons (5800 in chips)
    Seat 6: gawerkin_xx (3585 in chips)
    Seat 7: Franzwars118 (3900 in chips)
    Seat 8: uriy977 (560 in chips)
    Seat 9: andrei17731 (4155 in chips)
    uriy977: posts small blind 40
    andrei17731: posts big blind 80
    *** HOLE CARDS ***
    Dealt to andrei17731 [Kc As]
    Ruchev: folds
    RobbieR83: folds
    imbecileee: folds
    lucky8dolls: folds
    Rawsons: calls 80
    gawerkin_xx: folds
    Franzwars118: folds
    uriy977: calls 40
    andrei17731: raises 240 to 320
    Rawsons: calls 240
    uriy977: folds
    *** FLOP *** [3s 5s Ac]
    andrei17731: bets 560
    Rawsons: raises 1430 to 1990
    andrei17731 said, "what"
    andrei17731: raises 1845 to 3835 and is all-in
    Rawsons: calls 1845
    andrei17731 said, "fck"
    andrei17731 said, "wow"
    *** TURN *** [3s 5s Ac] [Qh]
    *** RIVER *** [3s 5s Ac Qh] [5c]
    *** SHOW DOWN ***
    Last edited by andrei17731; Mon May 02, 2011, 11:59 PM.

  • #2
    The thing I'd look at is your read that the opponent pushed you off a hand twice already and that they originally limped.
    With that being the case, I'd put him on a weak A, mid suited connectors or a low pair.... I'd rule out a premium since they only limped.

    If he's got the weak A, you've got him dominated. If he's got the suited connectors in spades, you're way ahead... although they've got outs. The only hands you need to be worried about is 33 or 55 (or 24, but you said he's not loose).

    Unless my gut told me he had a set, I'm not letting go of AK in that situation and would have no problem pushing back.
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    • #3
      Wow, you're good, apparently he's looser than you think he had 33, so a set.

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      • #4
        he wouldn't be loose unless he had 2 4.

        It's exactly what a person with 33 or 55 would do.... limp to try and see a cheap flop, then call a raise to see if they can hit a set.
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