Yes, it depends from each situation. If there is a flop with no interest and also players who are not so aggressive, you can bet. But if there is a wet flop or aggressive players you should be more carefull and leave this hand.
I stopped using A K aggressively. I do not consider positions and theories very useful for me. I play with my intuition. I can either put All in or just level my opponent based on the big blind. I play as I see fit.
I'm like the others, situation matters. But one thing is that you have to learn about those different situations, like position, and like Jadey92 said, how many players are in the hand, and their position. This may sound stupid, but poker is like work. You have to be thinking all the time, not standing there with a hammer in your hand and not driving any nails, or be driving nails but hitting your finger 1 out of 2 times. GL
depends on the cards on the flop if there are three flush cards on the flop or there is almost a straight without one card, then we should not bet with ak; in other cases, if we opened preflop, then we should continually bet on any cards that came out
It depends on situation on the board, and even if you hit that K against 2 or 3 people in the pot you need to think, is it a good decision to bet, because someone can have a flush draw , a set and so on.
Against 1 opponent sure you can bet, but you need to have notes on him, because some people can call even with garbage hand.
If it works keep doing it and if or when it stops working look for alternative methods, styles or choices. You could read Optimizing Ace King: The Right Strategy for Playing Poker's Most Complex Starting Hand by SplitSuit if you want to absorb yourself into AK. It's a good read and tends to make you focus on the opportunities and possibilities of AK.
It really depends on the situation and the opponent(s)...
If You are up against a very tight player a c-bet will win the pot
for you in many cases.
In multiway pots you shouldn't play like this until you have position on your
"Love thy neighbor as thy self" -Kurt Cobain
It is like some said before me it alway Counts on the Situation like Position or how many poeple are in the Hand. AK is a good Hand to start with but for me they are only high Cards. But if i am the first to Play at the table maybe i will do a small bett or go allin it depends on how many poeple are with me in the Hand and how many Chips i got. If i am low on my stack maybe i will go allin preflop but that is not my usual way to play. If i am with strong Players on a table and someone goes allin before i can do it then maybe i fold the Hand if i have enough stack to play. I think there is no save way to say if you play it like this or this way you will win the Hand, because there are always other situations who will make the one or other desiscion wrong or right.
If it's AKO, unsuited, I hang in there way less than if I am suited. Table position, maybe I'll hang in after missing the flop, but not often.
If I get AKS, suited, there are a lot of combinations, permutations to play out. I will play if I miss the flop, play semi-aggressive if I get one piece of the straight or flush.
If the player with AK is the aggressor, then he will make a continuation bet on the flop in most cases. I myself draw a conclusion from the number of players fighting for the pot and the size of their stack. For me, these things are more important, because AK is not a ready hand.
I'm not a big fan of A K. Preflop even 2 2 is in the lead. If you don't catch but still continue to bed you are just giving more chips to your opponent! If I have A K and catch nothing on the flop I fold to the first bet unless the blinds are very low and they just make the minimum bet!!!