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[NL2-NL10] NL2 AKs top pair

    • Royaltramp
      Joined: 28.11.2010 Posts: 215
      Known players:

      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.90 by

      Preflop: Hero is UTG2 with A:spade: , K:spade:
      2 folds, Hero raises to $0.08, 2 folds, MP3 calls $0.08, 2 folds, SB calls $0.07, BB calls $0.06.

      Flop: ($0.32) K:heart: , 7:diamond: , 2:diamond: (4 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, Hero bets $0.23, 2 folds, BB calls $0.23.

      Turn: ($0.78) 9:spade: (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.5, BB calls $0.50.

      River: ($1.78) Q:club: (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero checks.

      Final Pot: $1.78

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a pair of kings (As Ks)
      BB shows (Qd 3d)

      Hero wins with a pair of kings (As Ks)

      --- I was wondering about my check on the river here? I suspected that since he called both my bets he had Kx, possible KQ, KJ or KT, and didn't want to give him any free money if he had KQ here. He seems a fairly tight player so I suspect he was on tilt or something here, can't see any other reason behind his play.
  • 3 replies
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Royaltramp,

      I'd just shove for value on river, his stats don't seem to be that tight. Also if you take into account his WTS, you see that he is going to showdown very often, could easily have a lot worse hands, and I expect him to bet himself on river if he has there KQ.

      Best regards.
    • crodady
      Joined: 01.05.2009 Posts: 411
      look like he chase flush ..just thought :)
    • Royaltramp
      Joined: 28.11.2010 Posts: 215
      Originally posted by crodady
      look like he chase flush ..just thought :)
      That's a good point, I didn't notice looking back at the hand that he had diamonds.

      Also, thanks for the evaluation, yeah, I was thinking since he was loose maybe I could just shove, but wasn't sure.