$50 NL HE 6-max: $50 NL HE 6-max: Thoughts on a couple of hands.

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pokerstars Zoom, Hold'em No Limit - $0.02/$0.05 - 6 players
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UTG: $5.00 (100 bb)
MP: $5.59 (112 bb)
CO: $5.00 (100 bb)
BU: $4.80 (96 bb)
SB: $3.02 (60 bb)
BB (Hero): $4.85 (97 bb)

Pre-Flop:
($0.07) Hero is BB with K A
2 players fold, CO raises to $0.12, BTN calls $0.12, 1 fold, Hero 3-bets to $0.49, CO 4-bets to $0.86, 1 fold, Hero calls $0.37

Flop:
($1.86) A K 6 (2 players)
Hero bets $0.50, CO raises to $4.14 (all-in), Hero calls $3.49 (all-in)

Turn:
($9.84) J (2 players, 2 all-in)

River: ($9.84) 6 (2 players, 2 all-in)

Total pot: $9.84 (Rake: $0.41)

Showdown:
CO shows 8 8 (two pair, Eights and Sixes)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 55%, Flop: 8%, Turn: 5%, River: 0%)

BB (Hero) shows K A (two pair, Aces and Kings)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 45%, Flop: 92%, Turn: 95%, River: 100%)

BB (Hero) wins $9.43




PokerStars Zoom, Hold'em No Limit - $0.05/$0.10 - 6 players
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UTG: $10.10 (101 bb)
MP: $15.03 (150 bb)
CO (Hero): $10.52 (105 bb)
BU: $8.93 (89 bb)
SB: $10.98 (110 bb)
BB: $7.48 (75 bb)

Pre-Flop:
($0.15) Hero is CO with K J
2 players fold, Hero raises to $0.30, 2 players fold, BB 3-bets to $0.95, Hero calls $0.65

Flop:
($1.95) 9 J 4 (2 players)
BB checks, Hero bets $0.80, BB raises to $2.53, Hero calls $1.73

Turn:
($7.01) 6 (2 players)
BB checks, Hero checks

River:
($7.01) 7 (2 players)
BB checks, Hero bets $4.05, BB calls $4 (all-in)

Total pot: $15.01 (Rake: $0.68)

Showdown:
CO (Hero) shows K J (a pair of Jacks)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 44%, Flop: 83%, Turn: 95%, River: 100%)

BB shows A 5 (high card, Ace)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 56%, Flop: 17%, Turn: 5%, River: 0%)

CO (Hero) wins $14.33
 
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PokerStars Zoom, Hold'em No Limit - $0.02/$0.05 - 6 players
Replay this hand on Upswing Poker

UTG: $5.00 (100 bb)
MP: $5.59 (112 bb)
CO: $5.00 (100 bb)
BU: $4.80 (96 bb)
SB: $3.02 (60 bb)
BB (Hero): $4.85 (97 bb)

Pre-Flop:
($0.07) Hero is BB with K A
2 players fold, CO raises to $0.12, BTN calls $0.12, 1 fold, Hero 3-bets to $0.49, CO 4-bets to $0.86, 1 fold, Hero calls $0.37

Flop:
($1.86) A K 6 (2 players)
Hero bets $0.50, CO raises to $4.14 (all-in), Hero calls $3.49 (all-in)

Turn:
($9.84) J (2 players, 2 all-in)

River: ($9.84) 6 (2 players, 2 all-in)

Total pot: $9.84 (Rake: $0.41)

Showdown:
CO shows 8 8 (two pair, Eights and Sixes)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 55%, Flop: 8%, Turn: 5%, River: 0%)

BB (Hero) shows K A (two pair, Aces and Kings)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 45%, Flop: 92%, Turn: 95%, River: 100%)

BB (Hero) wins $9.43




PokerStars Zoom, Hold'em No Limit - $0.05/$0.10 - 6 players
Replay this hand on Upswing Poker

UTG: $10.10 (101 bb)
MP: $15.03 (150 bb)
CO (Hero): $10.52 (105 bb)
BU: $8.93 (89 bb)
SB: $10.98 (110 bb)
BB: $7.48 (75 bb)

Pre-Flop:
($0.15) Hero is CO with K J
2 players fold, Hero raises to $0.30, 2 players fold, BB 3-bets to $0.95, Hero calls $0.65

Flop:
($1.95) 9 J 4 (2 players)
BB checks, Hero bets $0.80, BB raises to $2.53, Hero calls $1.73

Turn:
($7.01) 6 (2 players)
BB checks, Hero checks

River:
($7.01) 7 (2 players)
BB checks, Hero bets $4.05, BB calls $4 (all-in)

Total pot: $15.01 (Rake: $0.68)

Showdown:
CO (Hero) shows K J (a pair of Jacks)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 44%, Flop: 83%, Turn: 95%, River: 100%)

BB shows A 5 (high card, Ace)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 56%, Flop: 17%, Turn: 5%, River: 0%)

CO (Hero) wins $14.33
Interesting hands if you have noticed that your villains are 3-betting/4-betting wide. The other day I was playing and some player put up a 4-bet with 55...
Both hands are well played if you had information that your opponents were recreational ones. If you haven’t this intel it would be thoughtful to reconsider the way you played, against average players and good regulars, most of times you are dead on the same spot.
 
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Against super-aggressive maniacs, you have easy calls.
The player in the second hand, with A5s that called the river with A high also seems crazy or drunk. What does he beat? A bluff with QTs?
 
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Hand 1 AKo

Preflop
Against 2 opponents and out of position your squeeze could be a bit larger. But its sort of nitpicking. When I get 4-bet with AK, I am not thrilled about it. But you are getting an amazing price, so I dont think, there is much to do here other than call and see a flop. I would not 5-bet, because I think, this small 4-bet looks very strong.

Flop
Amazing flop for you, but I dont see any reason to lead out (donk bet) into the preflop 4-bettor. Even though you flopped top two this time, its generally a flop, which favour his range, and he is going to do a lot of C-betting. As played you obviously have to call it off. There is only 1 combo of AA and KK respectively left, that he can have, and there are 4 combos of AK. So even if he rarely has anything other than one of those 3 hands, you are getting close to the right odds to call it off.

Results
So you got him to bluff off his stack with 88. Amazing result. Unfortunately notetaking is difficult at Zoom, because this is definitely something, you would want to take a note on. Both that he 4-bet 88 preflop, and that he reacts like this to a small donk bet. To aggressive for his own good and not a line, I can recommend.

Hand 2 KJs

Preflop
Standard open and defend. Maybe a case can be made for folding to the 3-bet, if he is a tight player, but because your hand is suited, and you have position, seeing a flop is definitely the standard play.

Flop
Dont mind betting for value and protection when checked to. Now he check-raise, and this is pretty weird. Obviously he can have some very strong hands like an overpair, but in a 3-bet pot, and starting with only 75BB, he dont need to check-raise to get all the money in. He can just take a much more simply bet, bet, shove line. So its difficult to figure out, what this guy is up to, and I definitely agree with your decision to call and see a turn.

Turn
Now he check on a blank, which makes his flop check-raise even more weird. You picked up a flushdraw, and I definitely agree with your decision to check back and then make a decision on the river.

River
River is a relative blank, and he check again. I think, I check back here. The opponents line looks like some kind of overly fancy play with a nutted hand or a bluff, that decided to give up after the flop. So I think, jamming here is a bit to thin. I fear, that you will mostly either get snapped off by a hand, that beat you, or get a fold from a worse hand.

Results
Pretty wild that he called with A5 high. I can only assume, he was on massive tilt. Or maybe he misread his hand and thought, he had rivered a straight.
 
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