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[NL2-NL10] Aq

    • Utahmar
      Joined: 02.12.2006 Posts: 2,414
      Full Tilt Poker, $0.25/$0.50 NL Hold'em Cash Game, 8 Players - Hand History Converter

      BTN: $59.95
      Hero (SB): $9.90
      BB: $36.20
      UTG: $55.25
      UTG+1: $48
      MP1: $11
      MP2: $21.85
      CO: $17.50

      Pre-Flop: Q:heart: A:club: dealt to Hero (SB)
      6 folds, [color:red]Hero raises to $2[/color], BB calls $1.50

      Flop: ($4) 2:heart: Q:spade: T:spade: (2 Players)
      [color:red]Hero bets $2.50[/color], BB calls $2.50

      Turn: ($9) 4:spade: (2 Players)
      [color:red]Hero bets $5.40 and is All-In[/color], BB folds

      Results: $9 Pot ($0.45 Rake)
      Hero mucked Q:heart: A:club: and WON $8.55 (+$4.05 NET)

      Should i have push on the flop, because of 2 spades ?
  • 3 replies
    • frzl
      Joined: 25.04.2006 Posts: 9,876
      i would bet a bit more on the flop. a push is possible also but i think i would bet ~3$ and go all in on the turn
    • xylere
      Joined: 27.05.2007 Posts: 2,939
      well, turn card here reminds the importance of protection against flush draws, I wouldn`t push here though.
      so I agree with 3$ bet, even though it won`t change anything in this hand, I guess the goal here is to make them pay more for their draws. for instance, if he was holding flash draw and the turn card didn`t help him so he folded to your push - you lost 50c.
    • Berliner1982
      Joined: 12.07.2006 Posts: 5,644
      I think 2/3 of the pot, which would be about $2.75, as a normal continuation bet is correct here. A $3 bet has the advance, that you can go all-in on the turn very easy, even with a spade.