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[NL2-NL10] Overcards (AJs) on flop/turn

    • Samo2
      Joined: 01.02.2008 Posts: 71
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      UTG1 (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is UTG1 with J, A.
      MP1 posts deadblind, Hero raises to $0.10, UTG2 folds, MP1 calls $0.08, 3 folds, BU calls $0.10, 2 folds, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0.33) 6, 6, 9 (3 players)
      Hero checks, MP1 bets $0.02, BU folds, Hero raises to $0.08, MP1 calls $0.06.

      Turn: ($0.49) 8 (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP1 bets $0.26, Hero folds, MP1 gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $0.49.

      Link to hand:

      Villain was new in game, so I had no stats. When he min-raised on flop I thought he was probably bluffing, so I re-raised. When he called me and turn didn't bring anything, I tried to keep pot low, so I checked, hopping he will check behind. His big raise surprised me somehow and having no idea what to do i decided to fold.

      How should I play this hand?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Samo2,

      I'd rather CBet such flop or as played such a small Check/Min-Raise doesn't make sense at all, if you want to raise then do it properly, ~$0,30 or something similar. Otherwise Check/Fold the turn. Of course an option would be to Check/Call the smallish bet and reevaluate turn.

      Best regards.