[NL20-NL50] Nl 50 Kq

    • z1pz0r
      z1pz0r
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      No-Limit Hold'em, $0.50 BB (6 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

      Hero (MP) ($54.10)
      CO ($50.45)
      Button ($50)
      SB ($39.70)
      BB ($56.45)
      UTG ($56.80)

      Preflop: Hero is MP with Q, K
      1 fold, Hero bets $1.50, 1 fold, Button calls $1.50, SB raises $2.25, 1 fold, Hero calls $1, Button calls $1

      Flop: ($8) 2, 8, K (3 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $5.25, Button calls $5.25, 1 fold

      Turn: ($18.50) 2 (2 players)
      Hero checks, Button bets $12, Hero calls $12

      River: ($42.50) 7 (2 players)
      Hero checks, Button bets $30.25 (All-In), Hero folds

      Total pot: $42.50


      The guy in SB is 55 VPIP fish, the guy in BU is winning reg with 22/14, 5 3bet and 1,1 aggr. factor over 220 hands.

      I was kinda frustrated after this hand and asked him what he had. He said he had KQ but I'm still not sure if I should belive him.

      First of all, should I second barrel turn? I really wanted some pot control and second barreling turn to protect from flush draw is quite expencive.
      However, I would know where I stand with my hand if he raised me on turn, I would put him on 88 and AK.
      thoughts?
  • 2 replies
    • falcone1983
      falcone1983
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      Joined: 17.05.2009 Posts: 5,420
      Well, from a theory point of view, you can't ever fold this river since you're at the exact top of your range, so folding makes you super-exploitable. And since your hand looks like one that's going to check/call turn, check/fold river, you are going to be exploited in practice.

      Easiest solution is just bet the turn. You still get some value from worse and when he raises you have an easy fold.

      Other option, if he's smart and agressive, is calling river.
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
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      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      He sometimes have there K8/88, but also a lot of times busted draws, so you can´t really c/f river
      I think checking turn is fine. Don´t really put him too often on AK, since he would generally 3bet that hand pf and also he may 3b 88 or if he called pf with 88 he may also raise that flop with that hand
      So maybe b/f turn and then c/c river is the best option although I think c/c down or c/rai turn to protect your hand and get value from draws should also be fine.