This site uses cookies to improve your browsing experience. By continuing to browse the website, you accept such cookies. For more details and to change your settings, see our Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy. Close

[NL2-NL10] NL10 - MSS, KQ in BB

    • BadeaCelRau
      BadeaCelRau
      Bronze
      Joined: 15.10.2010 Posts: 2,122
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      MP3:
      $23.18
      CO:
      $10.45
      BU:
      $8.96
      SB:
      $10.09
      BB (Hero):
      $4.54
      UTG1:
      $10.43
      UTG2:
      $5.76
      MP1:
      $17.49
      MP2:
      $6.84


      Preflop: Hero is BB with Q, K.
      UTG1 folds, UTG2 calls $0.10, MP1 folds, MP2 calls $0.10, 3 folds, SB calls $0.05, Hero raises to $0.60, UTG2 folds, MP2 calls $0.50, SB folds.

      Flop: ($1.4) 4, T, K (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.80, MP2 calls $0.80.

      Turn: ($3) Q (2 players)
      Hero bets $1.42, MP2 calls $1.42.

      River: ($5.84) J (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 raises to $4.02, Hero calls $1.72.

      Final Pot: $11.58.

      Results follow:

      Hero shows two pairs, kings and queens(Qs Kd).
      MP2 shows a straight, ace high(4d As).

      MP2 wins with a straight, ace high(4d As).

      Only 4 hands with villain but he looked fishy 64/17

      I know I could shove turn but I would isolate against the made straights. Probably bet bigger on flop and shove turn, however the board started pretty dry and ended like an ocean -_-. On the river I planned to check-call because he's capable of betting any pair, probably.
  • 1 reply
    • Gerv
      Gerv
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      Hi,

      No I don't think you are isolating yourself against made straights. Loads of worse 2pair possibilities or pair+straightdraws that are out there


      The problem in this hand is your betsizing, it is inadequate. if you raise pre 1bb more or cbet $1 on the Flop, you can just easily shove the Turn. So next time you have to watch that before you bet

      - Gerv