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[NL2-NL10] 99 mid-pair on river

    • Ectoz
      Joined: 07.04.2010 Posts: 135
      MP2 ($1.82)
      Hero (BB) ($2)
      UTG ($3.15)
      CO ($2)
      MP1 ($3.71)
      SB ($0.76)
      Button ($1.84)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 9:heart: , 9:club:
      2 folds, MP2 bets $0.06, 3 folds, Hero raises $0.16, MP2 calls $0.12

      Flop: ($0.37) 10:club: , 8:club: , 3:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.18, MP2 calls $0.18

      Turn: ($0.73) 3:heart: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.46, MP2 calls $0.46

      River: ($1.65) 3:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 checks

      Total pot: $1.65

      Hero had 9:heart: , 9:club: (full house, threes over nines).
      MP2 didn't show
      Outcome: Hero won $1.57

      I chose to check river.My choice was good or bad?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Ectoz,

      Preflop: I don't really like the 3bet and also I don't like the sizing either. I'd likely just Call it and play postflop. As if I decide to raise then I'd do it ~$0,24 for the reason that we also are OOP.

      As played
      Postflop: River bet is very thin, I guess I'd rather just let him bet missed draws or whatsoever.

      Overall, you seem to have some leaks playing preflop hands, I'd advice you to post more hands to find all those leaks. Without a good reason you can't really raise that profitable preflop for value.

      Best regards.