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Old 12-03-2017, 12:29 AM   #251
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Re: Talking my shot at becoming a live pro.

Pretty horrendous start to today. I've lost something like 13 of my first 14 hands. Just rivered a set of 3's on a AKT-5-3 board and led out for $20 (pot) and got raised to $60. Luckily I just called and he turned over 2-4 for the wheel. Down about $250 right now, not much I can do, I think my play had been pretty reasonable. I just keep running into the top of people's ranges. I 3 bet JJ and got 4 bet shoved on, I folded and the guy showed me aces, just one of those days.

I don't know how people just don't give a **** when they lose hand after hand, it's just not a skill I have developed yet. I don't go on crazy tilt and start playing bad, but it's just really frustrating and makes it tough to keep playing.

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Old 12-03-2017, 01:39 AM   #252
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Alright time to focus on the positive! Floated with a gutshot to the nuts and an overcard with AT on the turn and bluffed river and got a fold. I also completed KJcc in the sb and 3 barreled a busted flush draw and got it through! I also got one street of value with AK when I turned top pair because a guy misread his hand and thought he had a straight. Unfortunately he realized on the river that he did not in fact have a straight and folded.
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Old 12-03-2017, 01:55 AM   #253
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Curious if a river bet is good here.

H1: I attempt to go broke in a limped pot.

A few people limp and I complete the SB with KJcc. Pot is $12.

Flop 663 two clubs.

I lead out for $12 and get one call from an EP limper.

Turn is an offsuit 2. I bet 30 and he kinda tanks and asks how much then calls. At this point I think his range is pretty capped.

River is an offsuit T.

Pot: 96.

So I may be bluffing with the best hand here, but given he could show up here with like A3, an ace high draw, or like 77, I opt to bet $75 and take it down.
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Old 12-03-2017, 02:41 AM   #254
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Alright, finally won a decent pot without having to bluff!

So I seat changed to get on the left of a bad rec who plays a little spewy. He opens the button to $10. He's been opening his value hands to a larger sizing. I'm in the sb with ATo and consider a 3 bet to just take it down against a weak range but given his postflop play I opt to just call. BB calls.

Flop AJ6r.

He bets $15, I call and BB folds.

Turn: K.

I check he bets $25 I call. Not thrilled at the turn but I have a feeling he has a lot of air here.

River: 4.

I check he bets $40. I think for about 10 seconds and make the call and he turns over 78 and I win.
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Old 12-03-2017, 04:21 AM   #255
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Results:7 hours played down about $280.

Probably going to call it a night soon, played reasonably well but just can't win a hand. I ran one small bluff for $47 against a station that was probably ill advised. I knew he had nothing on the flop because he checked and he bets with literally any piece of the board but he hit a 4 on the turn and two barrels couldn't get him off it.

Game was pretty soft again tonight, not as good as Friday but still pretty good so that's encouraging.

Hours got cut kinda short because I forgot to call to put my name down and it took forever to get a table.

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Old 12-03-2017, 04:51 AM   #256
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Hmmm his shove win jacks actually wasn't actually that unreasonable. If my range is QQ-AA+AK he has 48% equity. If I have AQ, which I wouldn't against this particular player in this spot, he would only have 42%. I'm not sure how I would play AK here after I 3 bet. On the one hand I have a gutshot and overs, but on the other hand I think this board kinda smashes his range. I think I'll make this a hand to study and break it down later as if I had AK in this spot. My guess is check call but maybe betting out or check jamming is the better line...

You could argue jacks would be a better call than a raise, I guess it depends if he thinks I'll double barrel AK. Folding it out isn't terrible though, nor is getting value from it now.
You literally never bet/call AK here. His play is terrible.
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Old 12-05-2017, 02:27 AM   #257
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Going to start setting daily goals because the hours I have played recently haven't been acceptable. I definitely need to impose some daily structure on myself. If I can't meet the goals I'll have to quit. Goal for tomorrow is 10 hours played. One of the hours played can be substituted for an hour of hand review.

As for today it's not going well. I haven't played any post flop besides cbet bluffs which have gotten through. Mostly I am just missing every flop. After four hours I'm down about $70.

Game has been really good, action has been excellent and play has been terrible so that's really good at least.

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Old 12-05-2017, 04:02 AM   #258
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Another unlucky day. Had aces twice, once everyone folded pre, once someone flopped a straight on KQT two tone. I bet flop he called. I debated just checking flop, but given this guy wasn't ever going to check raise bluff I thought I might as well go for value now and probably just shut down after. He then checked 9 turn and I checked it back. River was an 8 completing the flush. He checks I check. That was the most I lost in a hand lol. I had Queens once but it went 4 to flop and it came down A high so I check folded. I also managed to somehow not get a single value bet get called due to mostly never flopping anything. The one time I flopped top pair with AK the guy had TT and folded. Didn't hit any two pairs or sets. Had trips out of the blinds but jsut won a few bucks. None of my cbet bluffs got called either.

Biggest hand I won I made it $20 out of the sb against an UtG limp ($200 stack) by a weak player who just got stacked and a really nitty SB. UTG calls. Flop was A83 two tone. I check he bets $20 I call. He then gave up the next two streets and it checked through. He had a flush draw. Against some people I'm just ditching this on the flop but I felt like he was suuuper wide here after getting stacked. He also bets really small sizings typically so if I decided to call down it wouldn't get too expensive.

Results:6 hours played down $65

I can't say I played well or poorly really since there weren't any real decisions to make. I guess I got the call right with JJ so that was good...

I might try out the Wynn tomorrow. So far action has been good at Aria and it was good today at the Bellagio. The Venetian has also been really soft but it's 1/2 and has played really small. Opens pre have often been $6 or $7 etc

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Old 12-05-2017, 08:54 PM   #259
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So I submitted a hand I played at the Bike for review to the Just Hands poker podcast which I'm a pretty big fan of and just saw they broke it down on episode 105. I had also submitted it on 2+2 here is the link to the thread:https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/1...86/?highlight=

Basically someone donked for a small sizing on a turn card that paired the board but also have me the nut flush. I thought he didn't have many boats in his range but didn't really have a plan for this spot. They agreed that it was close between a call and a raise on the turn. They agreed river should be a call if he bet. In reality, he checked and I bet $100 and they would have liked a sizing of $140.

I also just want to clarify the "save money the rare times he has a boat" was a thought I had at the time which I realized after he fact was an even more minor consideration than I originally thought. The river raise comment was also in response to another tiny bet.

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Old 12-05-2017, 09:51 PM   #260
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You should get good at short hand, log 100% of played hands, and post them itt imo.

I also still havent seen your preflop chart :/
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:27 PM   #261
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You should get good at short hand, log 100% of played hands, and post them itt imo.

I also still havent seen your preflop chart :/
Yea I was thinking about that preflop chart the other day and felt guilty for not doing it lol.

I actually have been logging close to 100% of my hands most sessions and will post the more recent days at least.
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Old 12-05-2017, 10:42 PM   #262
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Off to a good start today, up about $400 after a few hours. Got some run good and had JJ hold and got two streets of value. River was an A and the flush bricked so I checked it over to him but he just checked it back. I also ran a big bluff with AK and the blocker to the nut flush that I got through. I ranged him correctly throughout the hand as not being that strong. He actually rivered top two pair pair though and still folded so definitely was a good bluff because if I'm folding out that hand I'm basically folding out his entire range. It was a 3 way two tone flop so I doubt he's flatting sets.

I incorrectly folded QQ on 847r. I bet, one guy called and was all in, and the next put in a large check raise. I was going to fold, but then picked up a live read when he stared me down and almost made the call. The false bravado act really seemed like weakness and if it weren't a protected pot I think I make the call. I'm still learning right now so I can't be too upset at the mistake, and the guy who called for less had a set of 7's anyway so I would've only won the side pot. I should be happy that I'm learning to make the right reads.

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Old 12-06-2017, 02:15 AM   #263
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Run good all gone as is the money. I really don't get this. First huge pot of the day. Donkey limps a few others limp I check Q8 in the BB. 4 ways. Flop QJ5 two tone. Donkey fish playing really wide and awful bets $5 and everyone calls. Turn is an 8. I lead for $25, two calls, donkey makes it $180 or so with like $50 behind. I call and everyone else folds. He hits his flush on the river and I pay off the last $50. He had Q3cx. I had 80% equity. Obviously I'm folding turn to a ton of people but this guy way way overbluffs and I had. A good read on him and was right.

A few hands before: I open AsQs to $12 in the LJ and get 3 calls including the SB and BB.

Pot:45
Flop: AdTh5h.

Sb and Bb check, I bet $35 and sb calls. Sb is typical loose passive although not a complete station. Definitely plays too loose and wide.

Pot:$115

Turn is an 8d. He checks. He has about $115 behind. I could shove but opt to just bet $80,

I bet $80 and he shoves for $115 I call. He shows AK.

I mean should I ever be pot controlling here or am I just always going broke with this SPR?

Before that I lost a bunch of small pots with AK type hands that missed etc.

Down about $250. This just feels crushing after I was finally getting some run good.

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Old 12-06-2017, 03:14 AM   #264
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Alright I'll just start writing up today's hands while I cool off here. Hands that are super clear cut without action like "I opened the button with 99 and everyone folded" I will leave out.

Hands 3/4 are out of order and occurred late in the session.

H1:
Open JJ $15 from MP. button call.

Tc9c3s. Bet$25 call

Turn 5d. Bet $50 call.

River Ah Check check.

H2 overlimp A5s in HJ. Call $11 open. Whiff flop.

H3 The AQ hand from above where I flop top pair on AT5 two tone turn 8 two tone and get it in against the sb with AK.

H4. The Q8 v Q3 hand from above where he hits his flush

H5: the QQ hand from above where I folded on 847r in a protected pot and dint trust my gut that the other guy was bluffing.

H6: Alright this one is going to take some explaining later, it's the one hand I played super non-standard but I stand by it for exploitative reasons. I'm kinda hesitant to post it since I don't want you thinking this is how I play in general but whatever.

UTG really lose guy (saw him open K7o) opens to $10, another super loose donkey calls (guy from the Q3 hand but the Q3 hand hasn't happened yet) calls. He's the one who check raises 69 in the 847 hand.

I flat AdKs in the sb.

Flop: 783 two diamonds. UTG bets $10, call, I call.

Turn 2d.

Pot:$60

I lead for $45, UTG folds, other villain calls.

River Kh.

Pot $165

I don't think my K is good here so I bet $145. He folds and shows K8.

As I said I'm almost reluctant to post this hand because it was so live read and exploitative based but whatever.

H7: I open KK in the HJ to $15 and get 3 calls including blinds.

Flop 732 two tone.

I bet $25 and get two calls.

Turn: 3. Bet $50 they fold.

H8: open AK to $12 and get 3 calls.

Check fold on T54 to $27 bet.
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Old 12-06-2017, 03:35 AM   #265
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H9: open Q9s in HJ to $12. Nit in BB 3 bets to $47 wth like $50 behind and fold. Probably don't need to post hands like this.

H10: open KQo in HJ over limp from bad loose player. Just limping KQ here sometimes by not here. BB 3 bets to $45 and I fold. BB had AK.

H11: proud of myself for this one lol. Going to open A5s in CO but BB gets visibility excited by his cards and I muck. He had AA. He was the one who made it $10 UTG in the hand where I took that weird line with AK.

H12: bad bet by me in this hand. I open red AK to $18 in sb over a limp from weak tightish rec. flop: 648 two tone. Checks. Turn T completes flush. I bet 2/3 pot he calls. I check fold T river.

H13: Open 9Tdd in the HJ to $12 and get called by CO, button and blinds. Flop: 788 one diamond two spades. I bet $30 and CO calls. Turn is a 4 completing the club flush. Check check. River is an offsuit 9. I check he checks and shows 67.

H14: Just had this hand happen about 20 min ago so I'm up a few hundred now. Will also post rest of hands later going to focus on game. I

Limp, I open QQ to $15 from +2, BB who is the agro suckout donkey makes it $68, limper folds and I call. I saw him 4 bet JJ earlier so he definitely has smaller pairs here in addition to AK and spazz.

Flop 853r.

He bets $100 I call.

Turn 9. He bets $150, I ship it for about $220 total and he calls.

River is an 8 and I win idk what he had. He was basically ready to muck so I'm guessing two overs or random air.

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Old 12-06-2017, 05:25 AM   #266
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Results: 9 hours played up $208. I left the Wynn after 8 hours when the game wasn't good anymore and went back to the Venetian where I parked. Game at the Venetian is absolutely atrocious so I'm heading back. Ive been stopping off at the Venetian pretty frequently because I park there but every time the game plays sooo small and nitty. Only time it was good was a Saturday night.

I'll have to start playing earlier in the day on weekdays because after midnight has been really slow.

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Old 12-06-2017, 06:03 AM   #267
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Man I got way more hands than usual today.

H15: two limps and I limp A3ss in CO. Unlikely to be squeees an most people are $400 or more deep.

H16: ok so some decisions in this hand pre and river bet sizing decision. Straddle by the guy who giggled at his aces who from now on will be known as donk #1. The suckout guy from the Q3 hand will be donk #2. So donk 1 straddles, hasn't raised his straddle once, two calls and I call A2hh in the SB thoughts? BB bumps it up to $15. Straddle folds and one of the limpers calls.

Flop: A24r.

Checks.

Pot: 57.

Turn: 8.

I bet $40 and BB calls.

Pot: 147.

River is I believe a Q.

I bet $65 and he calls and shows AT. I opted for a smaller sizing since I didn't think he was checking many aces on the flop so wasnted to get value against pocket pairs etc.

H17: guy playing $200 who knows how to find a fold opens to $15 UTg+2. I fold 66 in the HJ.

H18: Fold A5dd UTG+2

H19: more decisions. 3 limps and I check ATcc in the BB. Flop is A94 two hearts one club. I lead for $12 and donk 1 calls. Pot:$36. Turn is a Q. I bet $25. Donk 1 raises to $50 I call. In addition to draws I think he could be doing this with worse aces so for this price I call once. River is a brick, I check he checks and shows Q9.

H20: I over limp KQ in the HJ after donk #2 and another limped. Donk #1 makes it $11 and we all call. Flop is 678 and people jam so I fold.

H21: straddle, call, call, I fold KJo in the LJ

H22: This hand could have been butchered. I'll have to think about it:

I open AKo +2 to $12 and get two calls. Donk #2 makes it $41. Thoughts? I flat and other two flat. One of them flatted with A9 which is part of why I flatted. I strongly considered a 4 bet but with $400 each behind I wanted to give him a chance to blast off.

Flop was Q95r. Pot is $160. Donk #2 bets $65. Ugh. This is why I considered a 4 bet. One of the guys behind me is completely checked out of the hand but the other looks interested so I fold...

H23: donk #2 has gotten into a pissing match with another donk who is now shoving constantly his $100 stack. They are both playing wild preflop and donk #1 is also now playing wild preflop.

I limp AKs UTG1 with tilted guy on button and donk #2 in the BB and squeezing constantly. Donk 1 calls, another guy makes it $15. Tilted shoving guy and donk #2 call. I make it $75. Tilted guy tank folds and everyone else folds. Goal of the raise was to iso tilted guy and get it all in with him. The guy who made it $15 was also decent and was going to have position on me which is why I didn't want to go small with the limp reraise.

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Old 12-06-2017, 07:52 PM   #268
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Goal for today is going to be at least 8 hours. Did an hour of hand review yesterday so I was able to meet my goal. Today going to take it a little easy and then ramp up for Thursday and the weekend.

More hands from yesterday, I'm going to put a *** next to hands that i think I may have screwed up or need to review.

H24: 2 limps from players with weak ranges, I make it $18 in the HJ with ATs. BB and limpers call. I whiff flop and give up.

I actually played a few more hands after that but it was short handed and game was moving quick so didn't have time to write anything down. Moving on to the prior session now:

1/2 at the Venetian. Fairly nitty table.
H1: open AKdd UTg+2 to $8 and get two calls. Flop:T66 two spades. I bet $15 and bet fold.

H2: EP limps, I overlimp AJo in the LJ. Sb makes it $15. I had seen him just limp AK in the sb previously so I fold.

H3: Open QQ and check fold 3 ways on a A high board.

H4: Open to $10, another guy calls and is all in, 2 more call. I'm in the BB with 88 and call whiff flop.

I leave to go to the Bellagio for 1/3:

H5: I open 87s UTG+2 and really loose stations table. Could be a fold but I hadn't played a hand and didn't want a tight image at this table given how crazy bad it was playing post flop.

H6: limp KTcc OTB after a few limps. I actually flop two overs and a flush draw on like a 864 board but this nit woman bet almost 2x pot so I folded.

H7: open 45dd in the CO and nit woman calls in sb. Flop:J44r. I bet and she folds.

H8*** I overlimp AQo from some middling position because of manic in Bb. A few others limp, maniac is in the BB and he has been aggressively attacking limps with hands like 9To. He makes it $28, again I have to decide between 3 bet or flat. I opt to flat and have a clear give up on flop.

Started playing so going to focus on game now and post more hands later, just have one from today so far.

H9*** I seat change and post from LJ. One limp, I check 2h3d a couple more limps and we go 5 to flop.

Flop:Ad4h5h

Dream flop. Checks to me and I bet $12 into $14 and get one call from EP limper.

Turn: Ts.

I bet $30 into $38 and he calls quickly.

River Th.

He checks. There is $98 in the pot and he has about $90 behind. Villain is complete unknown 50's/60's guy. I think he has a lot of flush draws in his range and don't put many or any slowplayed two pairs or sets in his range. Is betting too thin here? I got a read that he considered betting before checking. I think it was genuine and not the: "oh god I have a medium strength hand please don't bet let me try to act strong" act.

I think bet small and evaluate vs a jam and probably fold is usually the best line but I decided to trust my read and just check. He showed 3-6o for a missed straight draw.
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H10: so I posted this earlier so I'll leave out my explanation. Two limps I make it $20 in the blind with JsJh. Flop is Axx two hearts. I check he bets I call. He was tilted and thought his range was really wide. Turn and river check and I win.

H11: open limp 22 at passive table from MP. Whiff.

H12: open 75s in CO with tight players in blinds. They call and I give up on AKT.

H13. I open aces to $15 over a limp vs tight guy who keeps showing down the nuts that he played passively.

Flop: KTQ two tone. I bet like $20 or $25, I don't remember and he calls. Turn is an offsuit 7 or 8 and it checks. River is a 7 or 8, whichever the turn wasn't. It also completes the flush. He checks and I check. He shows J9 for the flopped straight.

Yea...that was my entire day of hands lol. I had a few small hands like I open AK/AQ at the Venetian that I didn't include but post flop was all super standard. I pretty much just whiffed every flop and cbet and folded to check raises or had obvious give ups.
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Old 12-06-2017, 09:22 PM   #270
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I think I read all the posts and didn't see it, but what was your starting poker BR / did you separate it from your life roll?
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Old 12-06-2017, 09:49 PM   #271
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Game at Wynn is bad right now so after 3 hours and being down $30 I'm leaving. I should've finished up $50 but I made a bad call with top two pair for $80 in a $90 pot. He had a boat which I couldn't reasonably put him on but I should've known he had at least trips. Oh well. I'll post the hand later.

Going to walk around for a bit. I put my name down for the Aria so might walk down there and play there or try out Planet Hollywood.
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Ok lol maybe keep it to 5 hands per update if you want feedback...

So far I'd say you really need to realize how pos Ax is and also make your value turn sizings bigger. Hand 9*** is a good example, bet slightly over pot. There are several reasons for this but main reason is that turn is the last street of value you are getting alot of the time (see his hand to see what I'm talking about) so you bomb turn.

You can check flop in H13. Equities get more clearly defined as cards roll off.

Hand 7 (54s) bet flop super small. Like 1/4.
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Ok lol maybe keep it to 5 hands per update if you want feedback...

So far I'd say you really need to realize how pos Ax is and also make your value turn sizings bigger. Hand 9*** is a good example, bet slightly over pot. There are several reasons for this but main reason is that turn is the last street of value you are getting alot of the time (see his hand to see what I'm talking about) so you bomb turn.

You can check flop in H13. Equities get more clearly defined as cards roll off.

Hand 7 (54s) bet flop super small. Like 1/4.
Yea every hand is a bit much lol. I'll stick to the hands with actual decisions. I think a turn overbet is reasonable there. I meant to pot it but miscounted the pot in my head by a few dollars.

Ok question about a hand tonight.

H1: I'm at a really polarized table at the Aria. Half the table seems like young solid grinders and half the table are really bad rec players who jam top pair on paired rainbow boards, calls pot sized raises with gutters and play hands like T3s etc. Hero has been fairly active. I haven't shown down anything yet, but have made what definitely should look like light squeezes and small bluffs.

Guy who seems like a decent young reg opens from +2 to $15. I saw him make a fold on the river with an overpair earlier getting a good price. It's a fold I would have made but it definitely took thinking and some discipline. A few of the really bad fish call so I decide to flat ATs in the CO and the BB calls. We go 5 to the flop. I strongly considered tossing it pre but thought I would have solid implied odds here. At a tough table I have no problem tossing this as I know I'm in trouble against PFR's range.

Pot:$70.

Flop:KsQh8s

Villain continues for $40 and it folds to me. I strongly consider a raise but I have $320 going into the flop and with his range looking strong on this board, I don't think I'm folding out much and I'm getting it in as a 2:1 dog to sets. I make the call.

Turn: 4s.

Pot:$150.

Hero bets $75 and villain folds what he later says was AK. I talked to him about it away from the table as he was leavin and I definitely believe him. Against a thinking player is this a spot where I want to check my flushes or bet smaller? Or do I just accept the fact that he's folding AK there but I still should bet to get max value vs his stronger hands like sets and pair+draw? I've definitely made the adjustment of overbluffing on flush completing cards when I called on the previous street and it's been working out. People seem to just play really tight in these spots.

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Old 12-07-2017, 01:05 AM   #274
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Ok lol maybe keep it to 5 hands per update if you want feedback...

So far I'd say you really need to realize how pos Ax is and also make your value turn sizings bigger. Hand 9*** is a good example, bet slightly over pot. There are several reasons for this but main reason is that turn is the last street of value you are getting alot of the time (see his hand to see what I'm talking about) so you bomb turn.

You can check flop in H13. Equities get more clearly defined as cards roll off.

Hand 7 (54s) bet flop super small. Like 1/4.
I agree I should be bombing the straight, especially since I don't block anything. I did choose a large sizing but I'll start experimenting with overbets in spots like that. I would be even more inclined to overbet if it weren't a limped pot because I want to target his mediocre aces here in addition to the draws. Knowing he probably doesn't have a big ace is part of why I
Still I think it's definitely worth trying in this spot.

I did strongly consider a check in the AA hand but opted to go for one street of value and then check turn. I thought if I'm going for value the flop was the best street to do it. If he was a trickier player I might check to pot control and bluff catch. I think flop is close between bet and check.

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Old 12-07-2017, 01:30 AM   #275
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Got it in with 60% equity again and lost...I'm trying to learn from these hands instead of being frustrated but it's really difficult...I've just been running so far below EV for the last two months. That much I know objectively. Subjectively it just also seems like I'm running awful.

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