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Comment | PLOtz commented on QQJT on KT9rK8 deep

Don't mind the flop sizing. We block the nuts + are unlikely not to have nuts on turn.
Turn I actually think you can bet. I think you can bet small here.. say 1/3 or 1/4 pot. I'm guessing the player pool is loose passive so imo you will get value from a bunch of hands you bet small + if you do get raised you can get away cheaply. wouldnt expect pop avg to turn a lot of hands into bluffs here. they rather call at good price and see a river. and given the flop action they will have showdown equity a ton of the time. If they just call turn we can likely get thin value on river too with small bet, again folding to a check raise.

I agree with hellomwayne, I think its hard to expect many river bluffs given the flop action.

Jan. 2, 2018 | 6:57 a.m.

Cheers for the reply, but at what stack size would you say the CB GII line is not optimal here? Personally I just failed to consider the significance of the spr in this spot, so thank you for enlightening me there.

Jan. 2, 2018 | 6:06 a.m.

6 handed PLO25
HERO ($50)

CO : open pot
HERO in BB AcTcQs5s : 3B pot
CO : Call

Flop 6h7hQc ($4.30)

No info on villain, although the games are generally loose passive.

Dec. 3, 2017 | 8:21 a.m.

In a reply to a comment Lesezek you said that in the BB we should have a wider range multiway because of the increased pot odds, but I assume part of the reason we call so wide Vs one raiser in the BB is because our range will do better heads up than multiway, and its easier for use to realise our full equity. Although another player increases our pot odds it also decreases our equity and the playability of our hand, whilst increasing the reverse implied odds. So a hand like Jc 5c 9h 5s will do alright head up but multi-way it loses a lot of value imo. surely by defending wider multi-way we are putting ourself in tougher post flop spots with more marginal hands which might lead us to lose more money?? especially Vs tougher competition..

Sept. 24, 2017 | 8:35 a.m.

Does a CB of that size give the incentive to bluff though or would you think people are over folding to that bet? I mean the board hits his range pretty well so it would make it easy for him to peel with a lot of his range, + maybe just floats to take a stab depending on what I do on the turn.

Sept. 14, 2017 | 5:04 a.m.

Hand History | PLOtz posted in PLO: Weak Aces OOP in 3B pot HU. Cb the flop ?
Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (5 Players) BB: $17.84
UTG: $18.70
CO: $30.83
BN: $33.37
SB: $23.65 (Hero)
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is SB with 2 A 4 A
UTG folds, CO raises to $0.85, BN folds, Hero raises to $2.80, BB folds, CO calls $1.95
Think this is a mistake to be 3Beting this in retrospect, I prefer the flat now.
Flop ($5.85) T 3 8
Hero bets $4.17, CO raises to $18.07, Hero raises to $20.85 and is all in, CO calls $2.78

Sept. 11, 2017 | 6:08 p.m.

I'd have probably called pre, but maybe i'm leaking. It cant be too bad if villaiins in the blinds are loose passive. anyway, i agree with restacks about the flop. think it's close. The way I see it you'l have a hard time getting enough value when you hit flush because villain will shut down on 3rd diamond if AA/AJ so then you got just gutshot and QQ and if he keeps betting he prob got nut flush then you'l loose a fair amount of chips. turn seems alright and river a fold, just don't see much he could have you got beat there.

Aug. 1, 2017 | 5:53 a.m.

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June 18, 2017 | 2:12 p.m.

Hand History | PLOtz posted in PLO: AA OOP HU, Do I turn CB?
Blinds: $0.05/$0.10 (5 Players) SB: $10.49
BB: $12.62 (Hero)
UTG: $14.62
CO: $10.00
BN: $15.68
Preflop ($0.15) Hero is BB with A 6 J A
2 folds, BN raises to $0.30, SB folds, Hero raises to $0.95, BN calls $0.65
Flop ($1.95) 2 8 6
Hero bets $1.40, BN calls $1.40
Turn ($4.75) 2 8 6 7
Hero checks, BN bets $3.39, Hero folds
Final Pot BN wins $4.52
Rake is $0.23

June 16, 2017 | 8:51 a.m.

I'm not sure if I prefer CB or check on the flop btw. Never folding to the 9d tho

April 24, 2017 | 4:01 p.m.

I'm think this is a massively played dependent spot, little more info on villain would make this a lot easier. But given the situation my thinking is that firstly you 3b so villain knows you have a strong range likely with AA in it. The board is dry. Given your perceived range I think it wouldn't seem like a good spot to bluff for him + there are little draws he can have.

I agree with seacombe a smaller betsize given the dry board would be better. Also in terms of him having a J here, how likely is that really? even strong jack has decent chance of facing AA/KK here. Also you say I don't think villain would play JJ that way but do you really have the information on him to make that assumption? Personally I don't think I could fold AA here but maybe it is the right play..

April 24, 2017 | 3:59 p.m.

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