K♥K♠ on the Turn, what do you do here?
DECISION POINT: An aggressive player open raises in Middle Position and you reraise with K♥K♠. On the flop, your opponent check-raises you and you call. On the turn, they move all-in. What do you do?
PRO ANSWER: We should call the turn all-in. We are near the top of our range in this spot and if we consistently fold overpairs to this player's aggression then we will be highly exploitable.
Given the historical aggression we’ve recorded from this opponent, we are well ahead of their range. There are many combos of underpairs to our KK that our opponent could play for value in this way. In addition, our opponent might be semi-bluffing with hands like 55, A5 or A3.
After the flop check-raise, we should usually move all-in with hands like TT-QQ (since they are more vulnerable to overcards) and usually flat call the raise with AA.
Pocket Kings is a hand we can either move all-in on the flop or flat call the raise with the intention of not folding on the turn.
Given that we chose to call the flop raise, we should now call the turn all-in. This play will show a profit in the long run.
Calling is the best play.
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