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[NL2-NL10] NL10-K5 isolation flopped trips vs chck raise

    • urmo1
      Joined: 02.03.2008 Posts: 718
      MP-35/3/694h/AF1.2/Raise cbet 11 / chk raise 7
      What you think about Hero play?
      Turn bet was mistake?
      Better check and let opponent bet on river with wider range?

      Poker Stars, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 9 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      Hero (BTN): $10 (100 bb)
      SB: $10.67 (106.7 bb)
      BB: $9.91 (99.1 bb)
      UTG+1: $15.29 (152.9 bb)
      UTG+2: $12.02 (120.2 bb)
      MP1: $10.46 (104.6 bb)
      MP2: $9.96 (99.6 bb)
      MP3: $12.93 (129.3 bb)
      CO: $10 (100 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with 5 K
      3 folds, MP2 calls $0.10, 2 folds, Hero raises to $0.40, 2 folds, MP2 calls $0.30

      Flop: ($0.95) 9 K K (2 players)
      MP2 checks, Hero bets $0.70, MP2 raises to $1.40, Hero calls $0.70

      Turn: ($3.75) T (2 players)
      MP2 checks, Hero bets $2.75, MP2 calls $2.75

      River: ($9.25) 2 (2 players)
      MP2 checks, Hero bets $5.45 and is all-in, MP2 calls $5.41 and is all-in
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,333
      Hey Urmo1,

      Preflop iso-raise is fine.

      I'd definitely cbet flop for value against this opponent. When you get raised it's a little awkward, but villain can potentially be raising wider than just Kx, + you block Kx.

      I don't mind a turn bet, but I'd bet really small. Villain can easily have the best hand with KT, 99, JQ and playing it tricky. The range you are looking to get called by is basically weak pairs and draws. I'd bet like $1.20.

      On the river....not really sure how great bet size is. If villain is huge fish maybe he just calls down with 9x.....but it seems to me is range is air (busted draws) + slowplays a lot. If you want to get value from TJ/9x that decided to check-raise for whatever reason you have to bet pretty small.