AKo top 2pr in Multiway Pot

Posted 1 month ago

Hi -I have been playing on and off for some while now with no success at all. I have been crying out for help so that I can at least do better but I am now at 80k hands and losing 50BI's.
I dont know where to post nowdays to get feedback et al as even 2+2 is a shadow of its former self and how would I know who to listen to or not. Most of the best forums where you can post HH's are in subscription sites like Upswing etc.
I dont live in a poker community, I dont know any poker players to be able to feed off. I cannot afford coaching or Solvers and their like.
I dont consider myself a fish or even a weaker player. I watch videos from good players(their stake might not be relevant to how it plays at my stakes, but even so I feel I learn something everytime. I read lots of articles and revisit my days play, so whilst I am not a grinder by any stretch I try to play at least semi seriously.
I do not know how I can move forward in this game lately and my confidence is draining as I cant seem to turn it round. If there is anyone lurking who can give me a little help that would be great.
Here is a hand that seems to sum up my poker.

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PokerStars Zoom, Hold'em No Limit - $0.05/$0.10 ($0.01 ante) - 6 players
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Dutypaid (UTG): $18.01 (180 bb)
plyush (MP): $11.54 (115 bb)
Romeo rus89 (CO): $7.50 (75 bb)
piratsam (BU): $25.60 (256 bb)
DIMAvBOSS (SB): $10.00 (100 bb)
stalkerun79 (BB): $10.33 (103 bb)

Pre-Flop: ($0.21) Hero (Dutypaid) is UTG with A K
Dutypaid (UTG) raises to $0.30, plyush (MP) calls $0.30, 2 players fold, DIMAvBOSS (SB) calls $0.25, 1 fold

Flop: ($1.06) K 5 A(3 players)
DIMAvBOSS (SB) checks, Dutypaid (UTG) bets $0.33, plyush (MP) calls $0.33, DIMAvBOSS (SB) raises to $9.69 (all-in), Dutypaid (UTG) raises to $17.70 (all-in), plyush (MP) calls $10.90 (all-in)

Turn: ($33.21) 6(3 players, 3 all-in)

River: ($33.21) J(3 players, 3 all-in)

Total pot: $33.21 (Rake: $1.49)

Showdown:
Dutypaid (UTG) shows A K (two pair, Aces and Kings)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 35%, Flop: 17%, Turn: 10%, River: 0%)

DIMAvBOSS (SB) shows Q T (a straight, Ten to Ace)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 35%, Flop: 36%, Turn: 24%, River: 100%)

plyush (MP) shows 5 5 (three of a kind, Fives)
(Equity - Pre-Flop: 30%, Flop: 47%, Turn: 67%, River: 0%)

DIMAvBOSS (SB) wins $28.77
plyush (MP) wins $2.95
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Its not the winning or losing of the hand its just that it seems highly unlikely that I end the outsider of 3 in a pot where I have nut advantage.
Preflop is standard, on the flop I have nut advantage only beaten by pocket 5's. Perhaps I should have bet bigger on the flop with that advantage but the result would probably be the same. The player in the cutoff was a complete unknown with 0 hands at zoom on him. The big blind was a really splashy player who I have info on, in that he cold calls 4 bets with QJo and open donk shoves TP or draws. I feel I simply have to call against him even though I have a player behind me as he could easily have AQo. Whether I should flat or shove doesnt make any difference with stack sizes, I know immediately the player behind called I was dead.

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Posted 1 month ago
A hundred views and no takers, there are people here but no posters, my last thread was 1370 views and no answers.

I made a mistake here too in exposing my screen name, probably get people coming after me now knowing I am the worlds worst player. If only I knew how to delete this thread so that not everyone can target me on Stars now.

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