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AK vs a reraise i'm not quite sure how to handle getting reraised when i'm holding AK. part of me feels like i can't fold such a powerful equity hand, but the other realizes that i'll flop a pair 1/3 of the time, and when i do it's unlikely that more than a flop c-bet will go into the pot unless i'm behind. standard example (we'll assume 5/10 NL with 1000 stacks for simplicity): we raise to 35 with AKo, SB (21/15 good TAG) makes it 115, BB folds, and we're being offered 2-1 immediate odds what's
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  AK vs a reraise i'm not quite sure how to handle getting reraised when i'm holding AK. part of me feels like i can't fold such a powerful equity hand, but the other realizes that i'll flop a pair 1/3 of the time, and when i do it's unlikely that more than a flop c-bet will go into the pot unless i'm behind. standard example (we'll assume 5/10 NL with 1000 stacks for simplicity): we raise to 35 with AKo, SB (21/15 good TAG) makes it 115, BB folds, and we're being offered 2-1 immediate odds what's the standard play here? if you choose to call or 4-bet, what's the plan postflop? how does the situation change if:    we have AKs rather than AKo?    the SB is laggier?    we are 3-bet by the button?    we are UTG rather than the CO?    we opened from the SB? i obviously know the broad answer to these, but i'm looking for more detailed answers on how to handle these situations. What you do with AK here is dependent of what you do with other hands. What do you do with 78s here? What do you do with TT? The answer to those questions should often have a large impact on what to do with AK here. As previously stated, I will often call with position. If villian has been reraising me light (and is laggy) I will four-bet to 450ish often, and usually call a push. My VPIP/PFR is pretty high, so I get reraised often. A lot of aggressive players will notice this and r/r me light (99-AJ and better, I'd imagine [maybe some trash hands too]). Anyways, I will often just take a flop from position. If the raise is less than 10% of my stack, I'll usually take it with any two I would raise with (except face-card-face-card hands and hands that could be potentially dominated). From oop, I just lay it down like a girl. In order to play like this profitably, you have to play well post flop and be willing to get your money in on a lot of draws with FE, and bluff at times too. As for AKs, I treat it entirely differently. I never fold AKs. Never. It is too good. You can make flushes. You can make straights. You can make high pairs. It is statistically the least likely hand to get in Hold'em. .. OK so I fold it SOMETIMES. But rarely. I will play it stronger, yes, and four-bet with it more often. There isn't really any detail to this, just that it looks very pretty and it widens my four-bet range. I pretty much never fold AK to a 3bet unless its from a real tight raiser. Almost all the 3/6 regs are 3betting pretty light and it's more whether I want to call or 4bet. Like BJ said,  4betting more OOP and calling more in position. Problems is a lot of TAGs i think view 4bet as always being AK and will convince themselves and push 99+ which sucks because you have to end up calling. I really need to work on this too bc i stack off wayyyy to often. Usually it's when I rr though and get called down and I push turn on low board. I tinhk folding sucks but you have to really play well postflop and not be a spew monkey like myself. Everyone's calling range is pretty damn wide too. Villain here is 17/11, standard tight TAG. Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $ Hero (6 handed) Hand History Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com (Format: 2+2 Forums) SB ($1195.30) Hero ($600) UTG ($270.19) MP ($271.05) CO ($650) Button ($701.45) Preflop:  Hero is BB with A, K. SB posts a blind of $3. UTG calls $6, MP calls $6, 1 fold  , Button raises to $33, 1 fold  , Hero raises to $84, UTG folds, MP folds, Button calls $57. Flop:  ($195) 9, 5, 5 (2 players) Hero bets $150, Button calls $150. Turn:  ($495) 9 (2 players) Hero calls $360 (All-In), Button calls $360. River:  ($1215) 3 (2 players, 1 all-in) Final Pot:  $1215 Results in white below: Hero has Ah Kc (two pair, nines and fives). Button has Td 9d (full house, nines full of fives). Outcome: Button wins $1215.
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