[NL2-NL10] NL2 - Flush vs Straight No.2!

    • Philfox1985
      Joined: 18.12.2010 Posts: 934
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      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.90 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is MP1 with J:spade: , J:club:
      UTG2 folds, Hero raises to $0.04, 2 folds, CO calls $0.04, 2 folds, BB calls $0.02.

      Flop: ($0.13) T:heart: , 9:diamond: , 8:diamond: (3 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.11, CO calls $0.11, BB folds.

      Turn: ($0.35) 9:club: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $0.35, Hero calls $0.35.

      River: ($1.05) Q:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.65, CO raises to $0.81 (All-In), Hero calls $0.16.

      Final Pot: $2.67

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows (Js Jc)
      CO shows a flush, ace high (Ad Jd)

      CO wins with a flush, ace high (Ad Jd)
  • 2 replies
    • Duudalinja
      Joined: 21.12.2009 Posts: 1,030

      Make it more preflop, at least 3xBB.

      I think you can bet turn for value and protection for sure as he may still have FD/SD/Tx he's going to call with, but he may check behind to get a free card.

      As played with c/c turn it doesn't make much sense to bet river, because it's pretty hard for him to call with anything much worse, because FD completed, there's 4 cards straight out here, so he will fold a lot of his worse holdings here against a bet. I'd even doubt he will be worse here by himself, so I think c/f is fine against a shove as he doesn't seem like spewmachine.

      Good luck!
    • Philfox1985
      Joined: 18.12.2010 Posts: 934
      Thanks, very interesting comments. Looking back on the hand, I should have bet on the turn, that was too passive by me.

      As for the river, I think I was too excited to see that I had hit a straight to note that the flush draw had also just come in. Pretty stupid!

      Pre-flop I'm pretty sure it was a 2*BB bet as I'm doing Chris Ferguson's full tilt academy challenge on pre-flop play. I had to bet 2*BB from early position in order to tick the box!