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[NL2-NL10] AJ vs turn donk

    • meridius
      Joined: 13.08.2008 Posts: 62
      Villain was playing 40/16/1.0.

      On the turn donk, I felt beat by many SCs, all better aces and almost all worse aces, some sets are also possible. Is this the right place to fold top pair with good kicker?

      PartyGaming - $0.10 NL - Holdem - 9 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      Hero (MP+1): $10.00
      LP: $2.95
      CO: $3.53
      BTN: $22.35
      SB: $10.60
      BB: $12.40
      UTG: $3.15
      UTG+1: $11.80
      MP: $10.37

      SB posts SB $0.05, BB posts BB $0.10

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero has J:heart: A:heart:

      fold, fold, MP calls $0.10, Hero raises to $0.50, fold, fold, fold, fold, BB calls $0.40, fold

      Flop: ($1.15, 2 players) 9:club: A:club: 8:diamond:
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.80, BB calls $0.80

      Turn: ($2.75, 2 players) 7:spade:
      BB bets $1.96, fold

      BB wins $2.62
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello meridius,

      I'd say that yes, more often he has somewhat hand there, could easily be which beat us and likely rather just avoid any further difficult situations on river. Therefore folding is likely the safest play.

      Best regards.