Episode 57: When a Pair of 5's is All You Need?

To recap the hand: 

Location: MGM National Harbor

Stakes: $2/$5

Preflop: UTG limps, MP raises to 25 (2500), CO calls 25 (1000), Button calls 25 (1000), SB folds, Hero raises to 150 in BB w/ A5o, Hero covers, folds to CO who calls, Button calls.

Flop: 852r (475)

Hero bets 250, CO folds, Button jams 850, Hero calls. Button has J8o

To check out this week's podcast breakdown of the hand, click here.

Podcast Breakdown: Episode 46

So let’s imagine a few things that could be different than our assumptions. On the podcast, we discussed that CO has little reason to worry about hand protection on this board against BB and hero’s ranges. Therefore, let’s imagine CO checks the 3 AK combos with the K of clubs. Now our bluff success rate is 47%. So clearly, if CO is every slowplaying, this bluff gets much worse.

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