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simonL
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June 27, 2016 12:54 pm  

[size=125]Table and Position Review[/size]Winning Poker Network (Yatahay) - $0.05 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 4: http://www.pokertracker.com

BB: 102.8 BB (VPIP: 26.36, PFR: 21.82, 3Bet Preflop: 6.25, Hands: 118)
UTG: 168 BB (VPIP: 22.22, PFR: 18.06, 3Bet Preflop: 7.14, Hands: 367)
MP: 101.4 BB (VPIP: 25.00, PFR: 25.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 4)
CO: 104.2 BB (VPIP: 14.55, PFR: 14.55, 3Bet Preflop: 12.50, Hands: 57)
Hero (BTN): 108 BB
SB: 95.2 BB (VPIP: 22.22, PFR: 14.81, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 28)

SB posts SB 0.4 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

Pre Flop: (pot: 1.4 BB) Hero has Qs: Td
fold, fold, CO raises to 3 BB, Hero calls 3 BB, SB calls 2.6 BB, BB raises to 10 BB, CO calls 7 BB, Hero calls 7 BB, SB calls 7 BB

Flop : (40 BB, 4 players) 8c: Qd: 6h
SB checks, BB bets 30 BB, fold, fold, fold

BB wins 38 BB
0.4 BB was deducted from the pot for the jackpot.


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Alton - MicroGrinder Poker
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June 27, 2016 3:37 pm  

Small sample size but CO seems pretty nitty so I might consider folding QTo here on the BTN. Also another thing to do is to make sure SB or BB isn't 3-bet (squeeze) happy. BB is 3betting 6.25% over a small sample so looks possibly polarized or very large linear 3-bet range.

Even though you're getting a decent price to call, I'd just fold QTo to a 3-bet against two relatively unknown opponents since if you flop a Q or T, you're gonna be dominated to hands like AT and AQ and lose more money. Plus since its not suited you lose suitability...so you're really just hoping to flop 2 pair or the nut straight (draw).

The flop fold illustrates this perfectly. If you're not willing to call with top pair in a situation like this then you should be folding pre.

Hope that helps.


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simonL
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June 28, 2016 12:37 am  

Yeah I felt that I should fold, even I flopped top pair I felt like he is very strong KK AA. Price was pretty good so couldn't  resist... 


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Alton - MicroGrinder Poker
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June 28, 2016 7:30 am  

Make sure you look at your opponent's ranges before making a decision.

A ~6.5% range is going to look something like this:

Linear: 77+, AJs+, AQo+

Polarized: JJ+, 44-22, AQs+, A5s-A2s, 98s, 87s, AKo

I wouldn't automatically assume villain has AA or KK, but if he is 3betting a linear range (PT4 should be able to show what has gone to show down before), then your hand is completely dominated.

 

Price was pretty good so couldn't  resist... 

Thing about the strength of your hand relative to your opponents' hands. Even with decent pot odds, how well does it play against their ranges? If it doesn't play well and is easily dominated just fold. cool


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