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[NL2-NL10] NL4, 2 pairs on turn - should I call all-in?

    • eqlipt
      Joined: 30.09.2010 Posts: 5
      Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.04 BB (8 handed) - Party-Poker Converter Tool from

      UTG ($0.10)
      UTG+1 ($6.02)
      MP1 ($1.40)
      MP2 ($0.86)
      CO ($0.84)
      Button ($3.57)
      Hero (SB) ($2.09)
      BB ($1.54)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 9, 9
      6 folds, BB calls $0.12

      Flop: ($0.18) 8, A, 8 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.23, BB calls $0.23

      Turn: ($0.64) K (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.56, BB raises to $1.15 (All-In)

      I'm studying SSS and playing tight. Haven't seen my opponent in action much and I assume he is also playing tight. Any comment on what I should've done in this situation is welcome.
  • 2 replies
    • burek2000
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      Hey eglipt,

      Welcome to the SSS forums!

      Preflop and flop c-bet are well played. However, you only have trash hand on the flop, because you can't really consider your hand 2-pair because one pair is already on the board for you and your opponent thus you have a pair with one overcard.

      On the turn I would prefer to just give up because if opponent called your c-bet on this dry board he is not very likely to give up his hand to a second barrel, so just save the money for a better spot and check/fold all the way.

      As played, betting turn again might be ok because a K is a scare card, but after opponent shoves you have to fold because there's no worse hand opponent will shove there except a bluff.

    • eqlipt
      Joined: 30.09.2010 Posts: 5
      Thanks a lot! and yes, I've folded