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Doesn't seem like he should have KT, but he could have played it a bit goofy.


had KTs :)
btw even if we consider our xr+ triple barrel range here we don't have any bluffs at all. Maybe QJ but it's still vs UTG & I don't think I'm barreling river with QJ here. So it's pure value imo, 33 & KT
 
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iPoker - $2 NL - Holdem - 9 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

MP: 149.99 BB
MP+1: 159.67 BB
Hero (MP+2): 103.2 BB
CO: 133.56 BB
BTN: 98.5 BB
SB: 110 BB
BB: 65.71 BB
UTG: 100 BB
UTG+1: 114.18 BB

SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has Q A

fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to 3 BB, fold, fold, SB calls 2.5 BB, fold

Flop: (7 BB, 2 players) T J K
SB checks, Hero bets 3.33 BB, SB calls 3.33 BB

Turn: (13.65 BB, 2 players) 8
SB checks, Hero bets 8.49 BB, SB calls 8.49 BB

River: (30.62 BB, 2 players) J
SB bets 14.55 BB, Hero raises to 34.09 BB, SB raises to 95.19 BB, fold

SB wins 157.9 BB
 
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UTG: 548.5 BB
CO: 234 BB
BTN: 495.5 BB
Hero (SB): 295 BB
BB: 213.5 BB

Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has Qs Qc
fold, CO raises to 3 BB, BTN calls 3 BB, Hero raises to 18 BB, fold, CO calls 15 BB, BTN calls 15 BB

Flop : (55 BB, 3 players) 8c Jh 4h
Hero bets 32.5 BB, CO calls 32.5 BB, BTN calls 32.5 BB

Turn : (152.5 BB, 3 players) 2h
Hero checks, CO checks, BTN checks

River : (152.5 BB, 3 players) 4c
Hero checks, CO checks, BTN bets 116.5 BB, Hero calls 116.5 BB, CO raises to 183.5 BB and is all-in, fold, fold

$120 game
CO is a loose reg. Doesn't fold to 3bets or sqzes that much.
fold to sqz - 47%, fold to 3b from CO - 33%
BTN is an absolute fish that's running godlike, plays 86/41/10

Not afraid of calling down BTN at all. Problem is CO, he could be trapping because BTN is aggressive. Not sure about the riv. Could bet fold I guess, but awkward being this deep
 
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Nit fold or nah?



iPoker - $2 NL - Holdem - 9 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

MP: 149.99 BB
MP+1: 159.67 BB
Hero (MP+2): 103.2 BB
CO: 133.56 BB
BTN: 98.5 BB
SB: 110 BB
BB: 65.71 BB
UTG: 100 BB
UTG+1: 114.18 BB

SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has Q A

fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to 3 BB, fold, fold, SB calls 2.5 BB, fold

Flop: (7 BB, 2 players) T J K
SB checks, Hero bets 3.33 BB, SB calls 3.33 BB

Turn: (13.65 BB, 2 players) 8
SB checks, Hero bets 8.49 BB, SB calls 8.49 BB

River: (30.62 BB, 2 players) J
SB bets 14.55 BB, Hero raises to 34.09 BB, SB raises to 95.19 BB, fold

SB wins 157.9 BB


No stats on SB? I think it's pretty close. Two years ago I'd say good fold. But today people are bluffing wider on the river at these stakes. JT he could be flatting, KJ/TT he shouldn't be though.
 
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No stats on SB? I think it's pretty close. Two years ago I'd say good fold. But today people are bluffing wider on the river at these stakes. JT he could be flatting, KJ/TT he shouldn't be though.
If I didnt have the ace of spades I think I have thought more about calling but I couldn't figure what bluffs he could have. Perhaps I should have just called, especially considering I had no o stars on the guy.
 
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By the way I bought drive hud today and I really like it. I'll have to play with it some more to figure it out but its dope. Well done.
 
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poker stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 7 Players

SB: $34.98 (139.9 bb) VPIP: 20, PFR: 16, 3B: 9, AF: 3.6, Hands: 309
Hero (BB): $28.78 (115.1 bb)
MP1: $29.66 (118.6 bb)
MP2: $10.30 (41.2 bb)
MP3: $45.60 (182.4 bb)
CO: $30.19 (120.8 bb)
BTN: $48.40 (193.6 bb)

Preflop: Hero is BB with A T
5 folds, SB raises to $0.75, Hero calls $0.50

Flop: ($1.50) T 5 6 (2 players)
SB checks, Hero bets $0.72, SB raises to $2.16, Hero calls $1.44

Turn: ($5.82) 6 (2 players)
SB bets $2.78, Hero raises to $5.56, SB calls $2.78

River: ($16.94) 9 (2 players)
SB checks, Hero checks

Results: $16.94 pot ($0.76 rake)
Final Board: T 5 6 6 9
SB showed Q 8 and won $16.18 ($7.71 net)
Hero mucked A T and lost (-$8.47 net)
 
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If I didnt have the ace of spades I think I have thought more about calling but I couldn't figure what bluffs he could have. Perhaps I should have just called, especially considering I had no o stars on the guy.

Missed spades, T9/T8/89/AT... for the price it's close like I said. What are his value hands that are betting and raising the river is the better question right? That's where I always start. TT/JJ doesn't make much sense, you'd figure they would raise the flop or turn, but it's not impossible he plays it poorly. JT is maybe the only hand I could see him flatting two streets. You'd figure KJ would raise at some point as well.
 
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Poker Stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 7 Players

SB: $34.98 (139.9 bb) VPIP: 20, PFR: 16, 3B: 9, AF: 3.6, Hands: 309
Hero (BB): $28.78 (115.1 bb)
MP1: $29.66 (118.6 bb)
MP2: $10.30 (41.2 bb)
MP3: $45.60 (182.4 bb)
CO: $30.19 (120.8 bb)
BTN: $48.40 (193.6 bb)

Preflop: Hero is BB with A T
5 folds, SB raises to $0.75, Hero calls $0.50

Flop: ($1.50) T 5 6 (2 players)
SB checks, Hero bets $0.72, SB raises to $2.16, Hero calls $1.44

Turn: ($5.82) 6 (2 players)
SB bets $2.78, Hero raises to $5.56, SB calls $2.78

River: ($16.94) 9 (2 players)
SB checks, Hero checks

Results: $16.94 pot ($0.76 rake)
Final Board: T 5 6 6 9
SB showed Q 8 and won $16.18 ($7.71 net)
Hero mucked A T and lost (-$8.47 net)


My general advice on blind battles is play your TPTK+ hands fast, especially on draw heavy boards. The flop texture matters, but if we break down opponents range here, he can CR worse Tx, and lots of draws. He shouldn't expect you to bet most hands, especially you in particular with your stats. So you have to figure most of his range will be draws and a few bluffs.

I don't hate calling the flop of course, and good river check through.
 
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By the way I bought drive hud today and I really like it. I'll have to play with it some more to figure it out but its dope. Well done.

Cool... thanks for the feedback. As soon as we get some of these new functions in, I'm going to do a video series to really show what Drivehud is capable of. I don't think enough people fully realize what it can do quite yet. That's on us, but I'm waiting until these last pieces are in place to explain in more detail.
 
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Cool... thanks for the feedback. As soon as we get some of these new functions in, I'm going to do a video series to really show what Drivehud is capable of. I don't think enough people fully realize what it can do quite yet. That's on us, but I'm waiting until these last pieces are in place to explain in more detail.
Nice, keep me posted on this.
 
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Missed spades, T9/T8/89/AT... for the price it's close like I said. What are his value hands that are betting and raising the river is the better question right? That's where I always start. TT/JJ doesn't make much sense, you'd figure they would raise the flop or turn, but it's not impossible he plays it poorly. JT is maybe the only hand I could see him flatting two streets. You'd figure KJ would raise at some point as well.
No it doesn't make any sense at all. I was at a loss on this one.
 
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No it doesn't make any sense at all. I was at a loss on this one.

So start with what hands would he do this with for value. And if not many make sense, then look at what his bluffs might be.

Too bad it's not on a site where you can see his cards after.
 
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I'll offer it here first before I put it anywhere else. If anyone is interested in making some extra $'s, I'm looking for people to build some DriveHUD huds for specific poker sites. Let me know in here or PM me if you're interested.
 
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Hero (SB): 99 BB
BB: 457.75 BB
UTG: 175.25 BB
MP: 92.75 BB
CO: 129.25 BB
BTN: 776.75 BB

Hero posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has Ks Js
fold, fold, fold, BTN raises to 2 BB, Hero raises to 9 BB, BB raises to 27 BB, BTN calls 25 BB, fold

Is this a flat vs the 4b? maybe if the 4b was smaller -2.2/2.5x ish?
 
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Hero (SB): 99 BB
BB: 457.75 BB
UTG: 175.25 BB
MP: 92.75 BB
CO: 129.25 BB
BTN: 776.75 BB

Hero posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has Ks Js
fold, fold, fold, BTN raises to 2 BB, Hero raises to 9 BB, BB raises to 27 BB, BTN calls 25 BB, fold

Is this a flat vs the 4b? maybe if the 4b was smaller -2.2/2.5x ish?


No. BTN and BB are extremely deep stacked and playing a different game than you. If you had position, I might consider it, but I'm folding 100% in your spot.
 
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I'll offer it here first before I put it anywhere else. If anyone is interested in making some extra $'s, I'm looking for people to build some DriveHUD huds for specific poker sites. Let me know in here or PM me if you're interested.

If you have PM'd me, I've responded. Anyone interested, please get back to me asap. ty.
 
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100 NLHE, what to OTR?

Hi there professor Anhalt, please help me with this little doubt:
UTG: 98.60 BB
MP: 103.3 BB
CO HERO: 180.7 BB
BTN Villain: 98.1 BB
SB: 99.5 BB
BB: 148 BB

SB post 0.50; BB posts 1; folds; folds; Hero CO raises 2.38 bb, Villain BTN 3-bets to 7.13 BB, folds; folds; folds; folds;
Hero CO calls:

heads-up
Pot size: 15.76 blinds
Flop: Kd6cAd

Villain BTN C-bets 1/3 pot (4.94 bb), Hero CO... (?)

Let's assume we do call:

Turn: 3h
Pot size: 25.64 blinds

Hero CO checks. Is there something else we could do here if we do call the flop? Is this 3h a good card for bluffing?
Villain BTN checks behind. I found this odds, because okay checking its Kings for protection because I can have some Ax here, but if BTN had any ace, it shouldn't be checking behind here right? So I increased the bluff range of V after he checks-behind turn.

River: 9d
Pot size: 25.64 blinds

Our action? We complete a mid flush. As I believe that V would have more bluffs than values on its range I am usually checking almost anything here, such as AK, A9, A6, A3, I guess I would not bet, my sets would not bet here as well such as 66, 33, 99, we almost never have KK and AA here, anyways, given that I am deep stacked I have more odds for calling 3-bets for setmine versus fishy style, and besides all of that I thought that if I checked turn Villain could try to overbluff this river with a bunch of stuff.
Summarizing, Hero CO checks and Villain BTN bets 18.51 bb. Our action?

Regards;

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Hi there professor Anhalt, please help me with this little doubt:
UTG: 98.60 BB
MP: 103.3 BB
CO HERO: 180.7 BB
BTN Villain: 98.1 BB
SB: 99.5 BB
BB: 148 BB

SB post 0.50; BB posts 1; folds; folds; Hero CO raises 2.38 bb, Villain BTN 3-bets to 7.13 BB, folds; folds; folds; folds;
Hero CO calls:

heads-up
Pot size: 15.76 blinds
Flop: Kd6cAd

Villain BTN C-bets 1/3 pot (4.94 bb), Hero CO... (?)

Let's assume we do call:

Turn: 3h
Pot size: 25.64 blinds

Hero CO checks. Is there something else we could do here if we do call the flop? Is this 3h a good card for bluffing?
Villain BTN checks behind. I found this odds, because okay checking its Kings for protection because I can have some Ax here, but if BTN had any ace, it shouldn't be checking behind here right? So I increased the bluff range of V after he checks-behind turn.

River: 9d
Pot size: 25.64 blinds

Our action? We complete a mid flush. As I believe that V would have more bluffs than values on its range I am usually checking almost anything here, such as AK, A9, A6, A3, I guess I would not bet, my sets would not bet here as well such as 66, 33, 99, we almost never have KK and AA here, anyways, given that I am deep stacked I have more odds for calling 3-bets for setmine versus fishy style, and besides all of that I thought that if I checked turn Villain could try to overbluff this river with a bunch of stuff.
Summarizing, Hero CO checks and Villain BTN bets 18.51 bb. Our action?

Regards;

Carlos 'Aballinamion' Barbosa

Hero CO 8d7d, sorry forgot the put hero's hole cards, lol, thanks!

Regards;

Carlos 'Aballinamion' Barbosa
 
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It's a small enough 3-bet to call, although I'm not a huge fan of calling SC's OOP at these stakes.

You can't do anything on the flop and turn because you can't represent enough combos in your range to justify a CR or a turn lead. So you are stuck c/cing.

Once you hit on the river, your only real bet there is a 1/2 pot bet or slightly under. I would not check. This is enough to get paid off by most Ax and two pair.

I'm not sure what you mean by your deepstacked. You guys are ~100bbs deep.
 
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I'm not sure what you mean by your deepstacked. You guys are ~100bbs deep.

Thank you very much for your attention.
Sorry, I didn't express myself properly. What I was trying to say is that when I have more than 120 blinds of effective stack I have more odds to be calling here with a bunch of suited connectors and all the pocket pairs, except QQ+ perhaps.
When I am deep I use to call more 3-bets versus this types of players.

Regards;

Carlos 'Aballinamion' Barbosa
 
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Thank you very much for your attention.
Sorry, I didn't express myself properly. What I was trying to say is that when I have more than 120 blinds of effective stack I have more odds to be calling here with a bunch of suited connectors and all the pocket pairs, except QQ+ perhaps.
When I am deep I use to call more 3-bets versus this types of players.

Regards;

Carlos 'Aballinamion' Barbosa

Yes gotcha... correct. The deeper you, the wider you can call, and SC's are the best to do this with.
 
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I assume everyone is staying safe.

Are you getting lots of extra poker in? :)
 
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