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There is not much you can do KK v AA with an opponent who bets like that consistently on a wide range. In saying that: A raise of $20 on the $10 bet on a loose player is kind of pointless and does not give you any information about their hand. If you had raised say $35-$40 then you could get more info on the opponent (and any other calling opponents) and ...


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There're only two options here, shove or fold so I don't think you're a nit by stopping to think. On the turn he's making a min raise and nearly committing himself to the pot (he has 45BB left with a 60BB pot) which looks to me pretty strong and definitively hints at a hand there, given the way it's being played, no matter what card comes on the river if ...


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Generally in these sorts of spots you want to be betting for value because $1/$2 live players will call with all sorts of worse Ax hands and draws. This turn card isn't great for us because AJ is now ahead and AT picked up some equity vs us. But still, she bought in for only 50bbs so without better reads that she could be a tight player I would just bet/...


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Given the range of hands you are assigning him, I don't think you can profitably call preflop. You should probably fold, or possibly 3bet if you think he will make the mistake of folding too much (either immediately or to a flop continuation bet). But I think folding is the best play, exploiting the fact that he is too tight with his open raises. As ...


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Should Hero have called villain's pre-flop raise, re-raised, or folded? The only thing you can do is call. You've labelled Villian as tight-aggressive and he's made a small reraise after you've opened under the gun. This is a fairly strong sign of strength. Let's look at your options: Jamming: KQs is doing badly against the average TAG players range in ...


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Couple of things jump out at me here: 1 - make sure that you are only set-mining small pairs in multi-way pots. Set-mining 22 heads-up is a long-term loser. In your situation it just so happened that other people came along. But calling a raise like this when there's no guarantee that others will be in the pot with you will cost you money over the long ...


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It's a pretty easy fold. You've got a bet and a raise in front of you. You aren't guaranteed to have the best flush, so you would need to hit a 9, and hope that no other clubs hits, or hit the 9:clubs: exactly, and you aren't getting near the right odds.


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With the Villain playing fairly tight and limping frequently, I would suspect that he has been looking to set mine. He might be willing to call 5BB with any pocket pair (and a few other hands) since he's on the button, but from your description of his play I would say he most likely has a medium to high pocket pair 77+. His reraise on the flop makes me ...


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Let's review the not suited situation. So you have AQ. She sat in with a short stack and was playing tight for a while. Usually, a goal of players like that is to find a perfect moment to go all in and to double up. And your goal is to catch them with a better hand and to avoid getting into the trap with a marginal hand. Pre-flop raise is always reasonable ...


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With those limited stats I would have said he could be just a regular TAG, but with the overcall it obviously now looks like he is a weak-passive type. He has A5 or better around 80-90% of the time. Aces-weak kickers aren't showing up here much. I give AJ/AT/A9 no heart and Kxh 6-8 effective combos vs everything else So, yeah just fold there. I would ...


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Betting is never good here. By betting into 3+ players OOP it's very strong on the river, your range is only strong hands. You're getting called by a hand that dominates you and getting folds from worse hands. I.E. there is only negative value in betting in all realistic possible states of the world. Check fold would be best against most opponents and board ...


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I'm assuming you had A3s (suited) and not A3o (offsuit). A3o is definitely a fold pre. You didn't tell us what the rest of the board was, but yes it is most likely extremely standard for you to check the river here. A bet won't likely get value from worse hands, and almost all better hands will call.


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I think your flop bet is a bit big. You should still value bet the turn, anywhere from $30 to $40 seems okay. With how small her stack is, you may want to bet her all-in on the river for value on a blank, you'll certainly bet all-in if you improve. There's a good chance this player will call off the last of her chips with any Ax hand on the river.


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Once the SB chooses not to cbet you should certainly be leading here OTF. You're giving him a chance to draw out on you with way too many pair+gutshot hands and this board is fairly coordinated so you should be getting at least one call reasonably often. Once you check the flop, it's pretty close between calling or raising, but I think raising is slightly ...


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Should our hero call the all-in? No. There are many arguments to this answer: The guy came from the online world to the live play. He might be sloppy in handling the chips, but that doesn't make him a fish, until proven contrary, and he perhaps knows the Baluga theorem, which states that if you have TP and you get raised on the turn, you're likely beat. OK,...


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I'd call once, and then fold if the villain continues to bet. He probably has "trips," maybe jacks. To "protect" yourself, you need to develop a reputation of raising not only with AA, but with lower pairs. My guess is that with your reputation, if you raised with pairs down to T-T, most people would fold. Eventually if you get caught, then the villain ...


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Probably fold before the flop. As for your decision on the turn, I'd suggest a fold. You have V1 who has bet, called a raise, and then bet again (all-in) into 2 people, and you have V2 who has called a bet, called a raise, and then raised an all-in bet even you (who raised the flop!) is still left to act--these are strong indications that you're up against ...


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Unless the hero has QJ or QT of spades pre-flop, that's when they should have folded. It appears that the tight player in seat 6 min-raised, just to try and get a call from the hero, expecting a from either a worse flush, or a draw. It's a fairly easy fold, in my opinion.


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You flat 78s in middle position and flop a gutshot straight flush draw. This is one of the best boards that 78s can flop so i would not be too quick to fold it. Preflop V1 c-bets into 4 players for ~2/3 pot, V2 reraises. Generally i would be quite cautious about their ranges here but V2 (in hindsight) calls an early raiser out of position with A6o, so you ...


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Pre-flop Villain called a pretty big raise. JJ+ should have raised. I would put them on two paint, AXs, or mid pocket pair. Flop That is priced as a value raise. They could have A8, 88, or A3 and you are beat. More likely they are on a strong ace. If you call you are pot committed. Even if the turn is Q or J you need to call. At this point you might ...


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This is my first time doing hand analysis so forgive me if anything is unclear. You didn't specify the number of callers so its hard to comment on the bet sizing. I assume everything is normal there. The issue i have with this hand is that you are repping a relatively small range (AJ+) after raising UTG and c-betting this board into a few callers. Could ...


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Yeah you played it kind of bad. Your first raise was a little small. It should have been in the 30-40 dollar range. Your situation at this point is that the button could be stealing with anything, and the small blind who has called is on a fairly narrow range of hands, rank one and two hands, maybe a little wider. At this point you would like to give one or ...


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It is a good shove. Never fold KK pre-flop. UPDATE: More details. First of all, the math. The probability for getting AA is 1/221 = 0.005 ~ 0.5%. This is the same for getting KK. The odds you are up against AA when you have KK vs 8 players is 0.0391 ~ 4%, and it is only in a full 9 handed table. The probability is even further down with BU vs SB vs BB. The ...


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It depends on how much you think this player is capable of running bluffs. If the player is totally incapable of bluffing, it's fine to fold on the flop. However, against a normal player they will have semibluffs in their range at a minimum. Against super nits - fold Against average players who can semibluff - call once and re-evaluate on the turn and ...


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Hero's flop bet is terrible, IMO. You made only bad arguments for betting on the flop. Do you want villain to fold on the flop? Really? why? Which hands do you want him to fold? pre-flop I'm almost always calling villain's 3bet (depends on table conditions, which you didn't specify). KQs is a good hand, which does well in this spot, both if more players ...


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With that many players in the pot you should have raised rather than slow play. A raise of half to 3/4 the pot makes it mathematically a bad decision for anyone on a draw to call. But you could get a call from someone who hit the flop with less than a set. If someone on a draw makes the bad decision and calls, it makes no difference if you win or lose that ...


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I agree with Paulpro, the only thing I'll add is that I think he could also have AQ until the river shove. From the description, he may try to get value on 2 streets, but it is rare to have a 1/2 player shove with just TPTK on the river. He has a minimum of 2 pair. QT is a definite possibility here, too as I think he would be more likely to wait until the ...


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He obviously has some sort of hand as he's called every street. When the Ace comes he check raises, which is normally a sign of strength, or it could be him trying to rep that he has an Ace to scare you off the pot. At this point there are only 3 hands beating you in my opinion. AA, AK and AQ. He could also have the ace of hearts and another random heart. I ...


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