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[NL2-NL10] MSS - NL10 - QQ x donkbet

    • viccini
      Joined: 17.02.2011 Posts: 337
      UTG2 is 24/5 (41 hands). In 41 hands the AF=2 and WTS=44 if it helps.

      What are possible donk betting ranges here? Should I raise on flop? Or should I just call or simply fold?

      What about turn and river as played?


      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      MP1 (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is MP1 with Q, Q.
      UTG1 calls $0.10, UTG2 calls $0.10, Hero raises to $0.60, 7 folds, UTG2 calls $0.50.

      Flop: ($1.45) A, T, 6 (2 players)
      UTG2 bets $0.30, Hero raises to $0.90, UTG2 calls $0.60.

      Turn: ($3.25) A (2 players)
      UTG2 checks, Hero checks.

      River: ($3.25) 9 (2 players)
      UTG2 bets $1.30, Hero folds, UTG2 gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $3.25.
  • 3 replies
    • d4WKamiKatze
      Joined: 23.06.2007 Posts: 583
      Preflop 3 BB + 2 because of the limpers. The donkbet looks pretty weak so I actually wouldn't fold. I think you can either call, reevaluate your hand on the turn and try to get a cheap showdown or you can raise the flop and try to win the pot immediately. As played, checking behind the turn and folding on the river is fine.
    • AlCaTrAzzALZ
      Joined: 06.05.2008 Posts: 726
      i think a much better line in this hand is calling flop, playing for pot control and probably giving up if villain was to bet 3 streets or possibly even the turn.

      as played, what sort of hands do you think you get value from by raising on the flop? raising on the flop polarizes his range to Ax and maybe strong FD's, so i disagree with raising flop. if you think you are ahead, call flop and allow villain to bluff again or just give up
    • Gerv
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      What do you think his betting lead range is?

      Why do you think raising the flop is good idea? What is our plan on T/R mostly if he calls the raise?

      Why do you think some players prefer calling over raising on the FLop? What is our gameplan when he leads again on 1) A and 2) 2 like 50%-75% pot?

      Let me know
      - Gervinho