This is a discussion on $3.30 NLHE MTT Bounty: was there another choice? within the online poker forums, in the Tournament Hand Analysis section; PokerStars, $2.94 + $0.36 - Hold'em No Limit - 20/40 (5 ante) - 9 players
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scb2626 (UTG): 1,924 (48 bb)
zheka285 (UTG+1): 2,976
giraug (SB) shows K♣ A♦ (a pair of Kings) (Equity - Pre-Flop: 70%, Flop: 98%, Turn: 91%, River: 0%)
scb2626 (UTG) shows A♥ 9♥ (a straight, Five to Nine) (Equity - Pre-Flop: 30%, Flop: 2%, Turn: 9%, River: 100%)
scb2626 (UTG) wins 4,373
Haha - no, and I love the BB flat of the limp/raise call....hahaha....ROFL
Anyway, on a serious note - we def need to be mainly 4-betting here. I know it looks scary when he limp/3-bets UTG - but AKo has excellent card removal and we need to just be 4-betting.
I really like your pre-flop size - that's excellent. Still can't believe the BB called.....hahaha
Anyway, we need to 4-bet here always (AKs, I can occasionally get behind a flat to help us balance, but we're off-suit here). A 4-bet jam would be bad, since we only get called by better. In these spots, with these stack sizes, I like to pull out the old min-click 4-bet. It's a good trick and will trip up some of the best players in the game. So, click it up to 655, who knows, you may even get the jackass BB to fold a hand....
Anyway, it goes without saying that we fold to 5-bet - specifically why we don't 4-bet jam.
And regardless, on that flop there's nothing to say - get it it.