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  • KK vs limped in opp, straight possibility flop

    Tour: ACOP Stage 1, Level VII (125/250) Hero has KK, in SB, Villain in late position limped in, and called my 3xBB raise Straight possibility flop, How will you act there?
    Last edited by WiCD; Thu Jun 19, 2014, 06:25 PM.

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    Hi WiCD! Preflop with KK, I need to make a standard raise, which is to 3BB+1BB for each limper (1k chips). I don't want to raise to less than this or I can be giving the opp the correct odds to be in the pot. On the flop, since I raised pre, I need to make a standard c-bet on the flop of 1/2 pot. Yes, there is a made straight possible, but I have an overpair to the board and I need to price out any draws to a straight. If I check and the opp hits a straight by checking behind, it's my own fault that I lose the hand. If the opp raises, then I can re-evaluate and either call their shove or fold (depending on a read of the opp.. none given, and this information IS critical). Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.umbup: John (JWK24)
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    • #3
      Oh, yes, 3-bet flop is much better than the check-raise, and my hand was not good enough to slow play! And also preflop bet.
      Thank you very much for your advice!
      Last edited by WiCD; Thu Jun 19, 2014, 10:01 PM.

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