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KK TT3 flop
KK in BB, 1-2-3 live game ~150 stack
CO bets 15, I 3-bet to 45 — pot 80-90
Flop heads-up TT3 RB. Shoved 102 and got shown AT.
I am new to Ring games but it looks to me like you got sucked out on. I am curious as to what warloch and high five would say. Will be watching
With an SPR that low (~1), an over-pair is effectively the nuts. Shove, call or whatever, the money is in the middle. Not a thing you can do about it but reload and move on.
But was my bet right, or should I have gotten information? Or — suppose I was going to win. Would I have been better served check/calling or doing some probe bet to get value from AK or something?
It’s not like this bet gets better hands to fold and worse hands to call — not within most 3-bet ranges (maybe AA folds).
And I know that it’s a static flop from my perspective (he doesn’t know that only A is an overcard). Should I be ready to check/check and see the turn?
As the IR, you are expected to c-bet a flop that dry. I generally prefer a small bet when deeper but it just doesn't matter here. Neither of you have the stack depths to do anything but get them in. With KK on that flop, I am dying to get it in, knowing he doesn't have AA or he would have 4-bet shoved preflop.
ATs is a different beast than ATo. I think people over-value the unsuited version way too much. Will some people call the 3-bet with it? Yup. Take note of that and start sizing up your value bets and reducing your bluffs because the player is a calling station. You only need to see a few hands showdown to confirm that and then you are printing money for the rest of the session unless he runs extremely good.
Glad to see all of these illuminating comments. YES, "Think" you were the victim of suck out. You move on and thats easier said than done. Cheers, CC