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[NL20-NL50] 98s blind battle

    • Gonchan
      Joined: 14.06.2011 Posts: 2,877
      IPoker, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      Hero (BB): $61.06 (122.1 bb)
      UTG: $50.50 (101 bb)
      MP: $37.09 (74.2 bb)
      CO: $56.17 (112.3 bb)
      BTN: $50.62 (101.2 bb)
      SB: $68.26 (136.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 9 8
      4 folds, SB raises to $1.50, Hero calls $1

      Flop: ($3) 6 5 K (2 players)
      SB bets $2, Hero calls $2

      Turn: ($7) K (2 players)
      SB bets $5.25, Hero raises to $15, SB calls $9.75

      River: ($37) 6 (2 players)
      SB bets $0.50, Hero raises to $42.56 and is all-in, SB calls $42.06

      $122.12 pot ($3 rake)
      Final Board: 6 5 K K 6
      Hero mucked 9 8 and lost (-$61.06 net)
      SB showed K 7 and won $119.12 ($58.06 net)

      20/15/874 cb 65 turn 60

      I know this is spewy play.They hit all board when I did large play.(squeeze pot 2 pair trips made straight :s_evil: )

      I continuously lose these days.

      easy fold flop, right?
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,336
      Hey Gonchan,

      Preflop call is fine.

      Flop - hand is a little weak to flat call imo especially against an opponent with reasonably high turn barrel. Raise as a bluff probably fine (although you may be able to construct a slightly stronger bluff raising range on this board than 9h8h so folding is fine.)

      Turn - If the flop was dry your line is reasonable on the turn vs an opponent with these stats. I don't like it on this texture because it's harder for you to represent sets that would have raised on the flop. Value range is narrow, Kx only. Even Kx you may have raised IP on the flop given board texture. If you want to bluff on this texture you should do it on the flop.

      River....Ideally you wouldn't ever be in this situation, I'd just give up. If you did bluff, you are never folding a Kx or a boat so why not bet really small to fold out any diamond draws or straight draws.