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[NL20-NL50] NL50. Sqw pot w AJ

    • AlexGerasim
      AlexGerasim
      Bronze
      Joined: 19.01.2009 Posts: 1,021
      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.50(BB) Replayer
      SB ($25.95)
      Hero ($50)
      UTG ($60)
      UTG+1 ($50)
      CO ($72.80)
      BTN ($78.85)

      Dealt to Hero A:diamond: J:spade:

      fold, fold, fold, BTN raises to $1, SB calls $0.75, Hero raises to $5, BTN calls $4, fold

      FLOP ($11) J:heart: 3:spade: K:spade:

      Hero bets $6.50, BTN calls $6.50

      TURN ($24) J:heart: 3:spade: K:spade: 6:spade:

      Hero checks, BTN bets $5, Hero calls $5

      RIVER ($34) J:heart: 3:spade: K:spade: 6:spade: K:heart:

      Hero checks, BTN bets $62.35 (AI), Hero folds

      BTN wins $32.30

      90/10/1/22/10

      Villain is pretty unknown but he has addiction to loose passive playing.

      Pre: It's pretty standard I guess

      F: C-bet for value against worse jacks/draws/low pockets which can answer. I don't want to "call his bluff" to bluff because of the above listed.

      T: I like pot control here because I don't have much value in the bet

      R: It's obviously fold for me with 2nd pair on such a danger board
  • 2 replies
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      He played it so strange
      I personally don´t think he would bet 5$ with flush on the turn but smt weaker to get a free showdown
      At the same time don´t see why he should shove river Jx or weaker hands sot hat should make it fold, but I´m usually quite suspicious when tp pairs and his shoving range should only be trips or better.
      So consider on the game flow I migth someitmes call him down putting him smt like QsT or maybe some random Ax hand
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello AlexGerasim,

      Basically turn is pretty hard to value-bet, yes we have a draw and likely Check/Call can't be really a mistake against such a bet. But I would keep in mind that I would Check/Fold unimproved on the river vs such a push.

      There are like no reads to make such a Call profitable while we have only 10 hands.

      And as well 90/10 is rather loose-passive than aggressive player. I would rather take an aggressive player as like 90/80. :)

      Best regards.