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[NL2-NL10] NL10 SH Stealing from SB with 67o and hitting a straight on the turn

    • Alleen86
      Joined: 27.05.2010 Posts: 5,320
      Hi there!

      I am not sure about that play. Should I rather fold preflop?

      His stats are:
      VPIP: 78
      PFR: 0
      Agg: 0,9
      Hands: 18

      Link to the hand:

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      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (4 handed)

      Known players:
      SB (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 6, 7.
      2 folds, Hero raises to $0.40, BB calls $0.30.

      Flop: ($0.8) 3, J, 8 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.57, BB calls $0.57.

      Turn: ($1.94) 4 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks.

      River: ($1.94) 5 (2 players)
      Hero bets $1.38, BB raises to $2.76, Hero calls $1.38.

      Final Pot: $7.46.

      I think that the flop continuation bet is ok, but what about further play? Should I bet the turn? Should I fold to his river 3bet?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Alleen86,

      Preflop: Against such a loose opponent you might even take a tighter range to steal against him. We just don't hit often enough to play such hands that profitable, unless he is easily giving up on flops that he doesn't hit.

      As played
      Flop: As you wanted to steal preflop then this kind of flop is likely also a very good one to CBet.
      Turn: Nah, ain't worth to continue anymore if he decided to Call us on flop, he could easily have here the 8 or whatever which he is likely going to continue.
      River: Since he sometimes as well might raise us with any kind of 2pair/sets and etc hands then I think I'd also Call there, kinda hard to put the opponent on the backdoor flush everytime without any reads or stats.

      Best regards.