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86s 2NL Zoom from Blinds vs MP/LP/SB

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  • 86s 2NL Zoom from Blinds vs MP/LP/SB

    Slightly different reasons for playing this hand than the other thread. There's already a nice amount of money in the pot and I have suited one gapper. There's decent pot odds to come along. Original raiser is aggressive, and has solid stats, 25/20 3.3 Ag. The other two I have little info on. I flop two pair, given the susceptibility of the hand, I elect to play it quickly and donkbet pretty big. The original raiser and caller go away, I get raised by SB, I believe I am ahead. Sets would be in his range but also Kx hands. I think I am ahead so I go with the hand and shove. I back myself to get away from marginal spots with these hands. Anything wrong with my thought process? I'm trying to play some different hands while at the smallest stakes. Not nonsense hands but suited/connected hands.

  • #2
    Hi bhoy,

    If the original raiser is aggressive, then I don't like donking into the field here, it looks very strong in a 4 way pot and prevents the pfr from making a c-betting mistake (c-betting air/weaker pockets into a multi-way pot). Donking isn't terrible or anything, just prefer to go for a check-raise with relative position on an over-aggressive player.

    As played I think we should be concerned about V2's action. I don't like shoving personally... If we think he'll c/r and stack off Kx (which is probably true at 2nl) then I don't mind getting it in, but I think we can do slightly better results wise waiting for him to shove the turn to get the money in the middle... which allows us to fold to a K turn and save $1.04
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    • #3
      Thanks again Dave, your line makes sense, I went for the line I did because I thought villain 2 would stack off with a less than stellar hand. Not because of reads on him exactly but because the general player pool are often not able to get away from a TP hand. Result below:

      otal pot $3.32 | Rake $0.12
      Board [Kh 6d 8s Th 6s]
      Seat 1: - (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
      Seat 2: - (small blind) showed [Ks 7d] and lost with two pair, Kings and Sixes
      Seat 3: bhoylegend (big blind) showed [6h 8h] and won ($3.20) with a full house, Sixes full of Eights
      Seat 4: - folded before Flop (didn't bet)
      Seat 5: - folded on the Flop
      Seat 6: - folded on the Flop

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