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[NL20-NL50] QQ, NL50, Rush

    • slimy3
      Joined: 17.07.2008 Posts: 2,444
      Full Tilt Poker $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em - 9 players - View hand 1210392
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      CO: $59.80
      BTN: $21.00
      SB: $38.05
      BB: $64.85
      UTG: $16.50
      UTG+1: $24.50
      UTG+2: $70.45
      Hero (MP1): $52.00
      MP2: $63.65

      Pre Flop: ($0.75) Hero is MP1 with Q :spade: Q :club:
      3 folds, Hero raises to $1.50, MP2 calls $1.50, 4 folds

      Flop: ($3.75) 2 :heart: 9 :heart: 3 :heart: (2 players)
      Hero bets $3, MP2 calls $3

      Turn: ($9.75) 3 :club: (2 players)
      Hero bets $7, MP2 calls $7

      River: ($23.75) 7 :spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $14, MP2 raises to $52.15 all in, Hero folds

      42/8 after 12 hands

      I expected him to call river with any pair - that's why I bet the river. Do you bet river for value?
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      It is always close decision. If you never expect players to bluffshove river, then you can barrel and hope they would call you down smt like 98, 88, TT
      But if there are chance he would bluffshove river then betting river is quite difficult. It is hard you to flop flush on the flop and he may easily turn his medium pp into bluff, although likely 42/8 would not do that.
      So although betting is fine, I´d c/c river to let him bluff his busted draws and that I don´t have to b/f river