This is a discussion on $50 NLHE Full Ring: Are these Standard? within the online poker forums, in the Cash Game Hand Analysis section; Hand #1
Villain is a 18/14 with 3% 3B
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Hero (SB) ($103.38)
Hand 1: Flat flop and GII on most turns to keep his range wider.
Hand 2: Just bet/call. Check raising is meh since we can easily get the money in with it being a 4 bet pot. The SPR is under 2
Hand 3: this is s a bad flop to Cbet when we went to the flop 4 handed. Also don't know why we are shoving flop with A high and no fold equity. We want to keep the others in so we get more money if we hit.
Hand 4: just 4 bet pre, if he is bluffing we win 23ish bbs without seeing a flop or we cooler villain and GII
16th July 2016, 9:49 AM
Game: PLO and NLHE
#1. Just feels like the guy has some sort of made hand. A set, 56 suited maybe.
#2. No problem here. I play it the same.
#3. Not crazy how the hand played out. However, Im prob not throwing the hand away either.
A few situations you'll be ahead, with the two overs and flush draw. All others, you'll be around break even or behind. This is a gambling spot.
#5. He did a 5X plus 3 bet, def 4 bet him here.
16th July 2016, 10:14 AM
Game: PLO and NLHE
re: Poker & $50 NLHE Full Ring: Are these Standard?
Oh. You dont want want multi way pots with big pairs. Bunch of limps ahead of me, I'll raise hard enough to thin the herd, 3b, 4b approriately to get it to HU preflop. Or just take it down right there. Multi-way pots are correct for run down hands like 9 10 suited or small to meduim pocket pairs set mining. You dont mind calling a 3X open in a multi-way pot. Actually, thats the best situation for these type of hands.
With big pairs, need to thin the herd prefop to avoid players flopping monsters and good draws with solid implied odds
Charge so much preflop that if guys continue to the flop with these run down hands, they wind up paying more to play then they'll win long term.
16th July 2016, 10:53 AM
Hand 1: Given your small flop bet sizing which may cause some extra spazz factor and Blind v BTN, just shipping it in. Not super happy about it though. I think he overvalues JJ-QQ enough vs our bet sizing to make this ok, and we do alright against his semi-bluffs.
Hand 2: I really like the x/jam. People tend to stab a decent % when you check OOP in a 4-bet pot as the PFR. JJ-QQ are probably going to stab too and put you on AK. They most likely aren't folding after they bet.
Hand 3: Never ever bet this board multiway. You have almost zero fold equity, and you will get CRed very often. Shoving is spew.
Hand 4: Just 4-bet/GII or jam it in. AK might stack pre but wont barrel off if it doesn't hit. Also you might not get action from JJ/QQ if a A or K comes, and KK probably slows down if you hit a set. You might also get stacked by random 3-bet bluffs and some hands you might not expect if he 3-bets a linear range. If he folds, that's great too which Iplay mentioned. I think folding out people's equity and picking up like 23bb in dead money is underrated.