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[NL2-NL10] NL2 JJ v tricky villian

    • GazAsh2002
      Joined: 03.03.2011 Posts: 49
      Known players:

      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant.Base 0.99 by

      Preflop: Hero is BB with J:heart: , J:spade:
      5 folds, CO raises to $0.06, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.04.

      Flop: ($0.13) K:diamond: , J:diamond: , 4:club: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $0.1, Hero raises to $0.30, CO calls $0.20.

      Turn: ($0.73) 4:heart: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO checks.

      River: ($0.73) 8:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $0.51, Hero raises to $1.02, CO raises to $2.15 (All-In), Hero calls $1.13.

      Final Pot: $5.03

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      CO shows (Qd Td)
      Hero shows a full-house, jacks full of fours (Jh Js)

      Hero wins with a full-house, jacks full of fours (Jh Js)

      Had layed down or lost a couple of pots to this tricky/trappy villian in the hands prior to this, so I decided to try playing a little trappy against him. After I hit the full house on the turn I figured I had him. Anything I could've done differently really?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello GazAsh2002,

      Preflop: His stealing range is so wide here, why don't you just 3bet for value?

      As played
      Flop: Check/Raise should be fine on that kind of board, while we somewhat have to protect.
      Turn: Don't understand why you just don't bet here again? Of course we have the nuts but we don't want him to Check behind either. He is going to pay most of his hands what he called on flop therefore definitely bet.

      As played if turn was checked
      River: Just Check/Shove directly.

      Best regards.