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[NL20-NL50] NL25sh - A5s complete?

    • Farmarchist
      Joined: 27.12.2010 Posts: 14,640
      Hey veriz,

      Foldtocbet: 1/2.

      Can I complete? I actually don't really know completing is good or bad... Should we always try to fold or raise?

      And let's say we have a hand like TJo here, what should we do?

      Is the playstyle of BB important here?

      Poker Stars $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em - 6 players - View hand 1824033
      DeucesCracked Poker Videos Hand History Converter

      BB: $15.38
      UTG: $29.89
      MP: $20.10
      CO: $24.75
      BTN: $41.98
      Hero (SB): $25.10

      Pre Flop: ($0.35) Hero is SB with 5 :spade: A :spade:
      2 folds, CO calls $0.25, 1 fold, Hero calls $0.15, BB checks

      Flop: ($0.75) J :club: 5 :diamond: 8 :heart: (3 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks, CO bets $0.25, Hero folds, BB folds
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Farmarchist,

      Yeah, the hand plays well in multiway pots. Even sometimes I raise it up dependent on the opponents. :) Even JTo can be completed, it's very small amount of money and we are against a fish, if we hit big time we can get paid and didn't even invest much. Even if we hit our pair we could be just taking down the pot by leading out.

      But otherwise kinda close while not even having any backdoors, it's going to be difficult to bet 2streets for value while we have bottom pair. Also a lot of hands continue on the flop, therefore leading ain't a good option. But if I'd lay down for the 1bb it's the question. :D Most likely it's going to be safer cause we wont be able to Call many cards on the turn anyways.

      If BB is aggressive then of course we rather have to isolate rather than complete.

      Best Regards.