So just had one of the worst days ever, down 8 buy ins in one day and feeling dejected. Spewed at least a buy in and wondering if I should take the evening off.
May 29, 2015 | 5:29 p.m.
Playing on iPoker, I've been planning to have a study group for ages, but never have time to get my Skype on :)
May 27, 2015 | 3:40 p.m.
It feels perverted to fold pre but I think I agree, villain is tight, it's SBvMP and we're facing a big 3bet in a reverse implied odds situation. Also if this is villains standard cbet sizing in 3bet pots we are really limited to how many flops we can defend.
May 27, 2015 | 3:23 p.m.
1) Finding starting ranges is something you just have to work on and test out, it will vary from limit to limit. You can try Snowie opening ranges and tweek them for your games but be warned, these ranges are not meant for low stakes & will probably lose you money. https://www.pokersnowie.com/preflop-advisor.html
2) BBvMP would consist of a tighter range than BBvCO. Finding the hands to remove/add isn't an exact science as it will depend again on the limits you play and your opponent.
It's good to understand the reasoning behind the difference though, for example when the MP opens they will generally have a tighter range than the CO so we want to respond with a tighter range, also we don't have to defend as much as MP's raise has to get through 3 players.
May 25, 2015 | 8:03 p.m.
Well played, I think I prefer a check back on the flop but can't really fault a bet-check line.
When you check back the turn you're at the top of your range and a lot of villains will see it as an opportunity to bluff or value bet the river thinly.
May 25, 2015 | 2:15 p.m.
SB: $20.00 (Hero)
May 22, 2015 | 12:35 p.m.
So After a horrible week played this hand badly Vs a tagfish I think.
Was losing 4 buyins in a session and wanted to gamble, probably should be calling the flop min raise and my turn shove isn't folding much out so should just check back
May 22, 2015 | 12:30 p.m.
CO: $20.35 (Hero)
May 22, 2015 | 12:24 p.m.
CO: $33.19 (Hero)
May 21, 2015 | 4:09 p.m.
So basically you are either crushed or crushing the villain so you should call
May 21, 2015 | 2:51 p.m.
I think this is a deceptive spot and we should fold flop, an Ace is almost always a reverse implied odds hand and it's to far to the river versus a very strong range.
Now if BTN is firing here on the flop with some junk or weak value then maybe we can justify it
May 21, 2015 | 1:17 p.m.
Thanks for the post, I haven't really been focusing on post flop play to much and this is something I will do more of.
OK, so I filtered some DB numbers and realise I'm making a ton by cold calling versus the BU and I CC in this spot 38%. So I guess I wan't to increase my range in general versus the btn. (or maybe wait for a bigger hand sample)
May 21, 2015 | 12:55 p.m.
I'm trying to formulate a BB vs Button CC range and wondered how I should go about doing it vs different opponent types and versus an unknown. How do you construct your ranges? What is your typical CC and 3bet ranges in this spot?
May 21, 2015 | 10:55 a.m.
Yeah, I don't think his call 3bet range is quite that wide with a high fold vs 3bet plus being MPvCO. I would also discount at least some AA/KK.
You're right about value owning myself, I have an equity disadvantage on the river and I should be checking back, as 3bet calling ranges get wider I lose more equity as well.
May 21, 2015 | 9:40 a.m.
I still think I prefer a double barrel (probably checking back AK), we get calls from AJs/JTs and the backdoor FD's on the turn (plus probably a combo of JT on these limits). Villain will fold most of these gutshots versus a delayed cbet I feel.
May 21, 2015 | 9:36 a.m.
"To call a 5 bet after 4betting 20bb over a 3bet of 9bb, we need about 62% equity to be profitable."
errrm no, we would need about 38% equity to call, peoples 4bet ranges are tight but not static, a lot of people 3bet/jam AK and QQ and sometimes worse.
Remember when you have AK you have blockers to AA/KK so only 6 combos of them can exist.