Originally Posted by adam levine
Did he smooth call aces in postion?...and what was the image of the fish he stacked with the aa?....Because flatting aa or kk in the small blind, with 2 others to act is not very likely 66 and 44 seem far more likely.That being said, I think not raising is criminally bad and I would size it to 95/fold to a ship. He has all combos 77,88,99,1010 and JJ in his flatting range from the small blind.
Well, this is the crux of my question I suppose. In the hand with the maniac, who by all accounts was a top 5 fish that I've ever seen, he just flatted and let the guy over ship the flop for 4x pot. (he had the fish on his direct right.) So, I think the dynamics are different and I think only because the table had been so passive that he would elect to flat without fear of a multiway pot. We also have some KK combo blockers so that limits our value range on the river too.
But my question is... why is it criminal to not raise this on the turn, if it's criminal to not raise it on the river? Relatively speaking the q is a blank on the river and changes very, very little. Except for the few times he shows up with AA or KK, which is why I'm advocating clicking it back and folding to a ship. Also, I never expect him to barrel three times with an underpair to the board. When he barrels three times I think it's overpair+