How are we handing the smallblind and big blind (and potentially straddle) when facing a 3bet cold in deepstack NL?
This is a spot that I have never really conquered because most of my play was online with 100BB and 6max where we construct a pretty good preflop equilibrium and it doesn't even come up that much to begin with.
When playing live the stacks get deeper and the impact of the spot is pretty high.
9 handed live game. Assume 2/5NL to 10/20NL if the game conditions matter for your answer.
How are we constructing a 4 bet/coldcall/fold strategy in a live (or online) game out of position when deep.
UTG+1 (300BB) raises to 3x with standard range.
CO (500BB) 3 bets to 12BB.
Hero (500BB) is in big blind with two cards.
Are there any tricks to handling this spot. What is a good "default" GTO approach.
Pretty much I play tighter and more polar but feels awful no matter what.
In such an opponent specific and high impact spot how much would you recommend moving into exploitative play? What would you be looking for to do this?