[NL2-NL10] 99 on A-high board

    • graefe78
      Joined: 18.01.2011 Posts: 17
      Hi there,

      these are the sort of hands I find very hard to play. I raise 99 (from MP1), end up out of position, bet the A-high-flop against a F-draw...

      After I get called I only check/fold the turn. Can I call that down? He could be on a F-draw, esp. on the turn and would prolly not fold to a 2nd barrel... or is it the inverse? I doubt he'd fold even any ace... and an ace is clearly in his range... I hate those hands!

      Thanks for your thoughts!

      Party Poker No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (8 handed) - Party-Poker Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

      MP1 ($10)
      MP2 ($3.50)
      CO ($7.95)
      Button ($10.54)
      SB ($2.29)
      BB ($10)
      UTG ($4.10)
      Hero (UTG+1) ($9.05)

      Preflop: Hero is UTG+1 with 9, 9
      1 fold, Hero bets $0.40, 2 folds, CO calls $0.40, 3 folds

      Flop: ($0.95) 5, A, 6 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.60, CO calls $0.60

      Turn: ($2.15) 5 (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $1.30, Hero folds

      Total pot: $2.15
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello graefe78,

      Depending a lot on the opponent if he is somewhat passive guy then you can easily even Check/Fold the turn and give it up. If he likes to float a lot, even on A high boards then you might sometimes try even 2nd barreling there. But yes, he wont fold there his Ace anyways to our 2nd barrel.

      Best regards.