Ten Flops After Getting Called By The Button
by Ed Miller | Published: Sep 18, 2013
Today I bring you the next in a series of articles where I take one preflop situation and then analyze play on ten different flops. The goal is to give you an idea how preflop dynamics combine with board textures to suggest to you a general strategy with your entire hand range. You’re playing $5-$10 with $1,000 stacks. You open for $30 from the cutoff with 9 9. A professional player entrenched at this level calls on the button, and both blinds fold. It’s fortuitous that you hold a hand as strong as 9-9, as you would open from the cutoff with a fairly wide range of hands such as 2-2, K-8 suited, 6-5 suited, K-10 offsuit, and the like. When the pro calls on the button, he holds a hand he expects to compare favorably to this range. Since he also has the advantage of position, he is going ...
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