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[NL2-NL10] NL10 FR 190912 - hero bluffing

    • faronel
      faronel
      Bronze
      Joined: 13.07.2011 Posts: 1,186
      PartyGaming - $0.10 NL - Holdem - 8 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      Hero (BB): $10.06
      UTG: $21.03
      UTG+1: $10.15
      MP: $10.15
      MP+1: $13.80
      CO: $19.20
      BTN: $10.63
      SB: $10.45

      SB posts SB $0.05, Hero posts BB $0.10, CO posts DB $0.15

      Pre Flop: ($0.30) Hero has 7:diamond: J:diamond:

      fold, fold, fold, fold, CO raises to $0.50, fold, fold, Hero raises to $1.60, CO raises to $4.20, Hero raises to $10.06 and is all-in, CO calls $5.86

      Flop: ($20.22, 2 players) 9:heart: 8:spade: 4:heart:

      Turn: ($20.22, 2 players) 3:diamond:

      River: ($20.22, 2 players) 3:spade:

      CO shows Q:heart: Q:club: (Two Pair, Queens and Threes)
      Hero mucks 7:diamond: J:diamond: (One Pair, Threes)
      CO wins $19.22


      Villain: 25/14/2 - 691h; fold to 3bet 85%, 4bet 4%
      Notes on villain: always raises after posting/double-posting his blinds and 4betted twice when faced 3b.
      I 3bet for steal here and when villain took some time and 4bet me, I was almost ready to fold, but then I got this stupid itchy feeling that maybe he is overbluffing me. I took some time to think, grabbed my balls from the floor and pressed "allin". The villain took his entire timebank to think and on the very last second pressed "call". I sure feel stupid right now, but at least I am not making this mistake on NL10 again. :f_mad:
  • 2 replies
    • Samboro
      Samboro
      Bronze
      Joined: 22.10.2010 Posts: 17
      Hi faronel,

      I play 10nl RF like yourself. One thing I have never done is 5bet bluff someone. Not because I haven't had the opportunity, but because I think its just a unprofitable play to make (at 10nl). Sure there are some OK players who may lay hands down when they are 5bet, however, on the whole if someone is 4betting, I think they are very inclined to call a 5bet/shove.

      Also, with a 4% 4bet percentage, that is quite standard right? That to me wouldn't suggested he 4bets light frequently?

      Edit: Also he is folding to a lot to 3bets. I think 3bet bluffing is ok as he folds a lot. But when he doesn't give up you know its something pretty good and when he decided to put more money in rather than just call, I would be pretty worried.
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Hi,

      I really doubt he would open 5x, then put in 42bb and after that fold to shove. Against 5bb raise I would just folded J7s or if that is his standard raise then I don´t mind your 3-bet squeeze (although if he likes to 4-bet back I would rather wait real hand). After his 4-bet you should have 0% fold equity so only correct move should be fold

      NL 10 I also have never 5-bet bluffshoved
      NL 25 I tried bluffshove K6s once SB vs BU, but run into AK, so until you have very certain read that player is 4-bet bluffing then I would not really recommend start 5-bet shoving marginal hands

      best regards,