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[NL2-NL10] NL5 - Top 2 Pair on a draw heavy board

    • StaringAtGoats
      Joined: 17.02.2011 Posts: 57
      After flopping top 2 pair I bet and re-raised for value. Because I got a bit scared of a straight, I continued to play the hand passively on the turn and river. Really not quiet sure on what kind of range to put BU here.

      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (5 handed)

      Known players:
      CO (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is CO with Q, T.
      MP3 folds, Hero raises to $0.17, BU calls $0.17, 2 folds, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0.41) 9, T, Q (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.26, BU raises to $0.80, Hero raises to $2.81, BU calls $2.01.

      Turn: ($6.03) 8 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU checks.

      River: ($6.03) 7 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU bets $2.66, Hero calls $2.10.

      Final Pot: $10.79.

      Results follow:

      Hero shows two pairs, queens and tens(Qc Tc).
      BU shows a pair of kings(Kc Kh).

      Hero wins with two pairs, queens and tens(Qc Tc).
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello StaringAtGoats,

      I guess I would even 3bet it bigger on flop at least ~$3. And otherwise seems to be fine, although I guess I would bet myself on river like $3 for value, since if he even had the Jx there, he would very likely bey himself it on turn. Although Check/Call ain't wrong either while flush completed but keep in mind that don't Call a very big bet.

      Best regards.