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# [NL2-NL10] NL 10 Calling weak bets

• Bronze
Joined: 18.07.2010
Grabbed by Holdem Manager
NL Holdem \$0.10(BB) Replayer
BB (\$10.22)
(\$6.91)
UTG (\$5.77)
UTG+1 (\$7.35) 73 hands, VP10 pfr 4
UTG+2 (\$12.26)
MP1 (\$9.32)
MP2 (\$9.09)
Hero (\$11.43)
CO (\$13.28)

CO posts (SB) \$0.05

Dealt to Hero T A

calls \$0.10, UTG calls \$0.10, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to \$0.50, fold, fold, calls \$0.40, fold

FLOP (\$1.25) 5 8 7

checks, Hero checks

TURN (\$1.25) 5 8 7 Q

bets \$0.20, Hero calls \$0.20

RIVER (\$1.65) 5 8 7 Q 3

bets \$0.30, Hero calls \$0.30

I raised the 2 limpers to try and take the pot down with a decent suited A. When I missed the flop I was going to give up but that tiny bet reeked of weakness. I thought about raising but decided to call to see the final card. When he bet so small again I called, mainly to see what he was doing and though I might even win the hand.

Just checking but I think my odds calculations are right here:
Turn: He bet .20 into 1.25 giving 1-6 odds.
River: He Bet .30 into 1.65 giving1-6 odds.

All things being equal would a raise have been a good idea on the turn?
• 3 replies
• Bronze
Joined: 02.02.2007
if you gave up on the flop I don´t think you should turn your hand into bluff and raise turn. Players would b/c just too often
Question is if you should call his river bet, since to me it looks always like one pair hands that is betting for value, so I would like raise to 2\$ more than calling river

Pot odds should be correct
• Bronze
Joined: 18.07.2010
He showed up with A8. I think he would have folded to a raise on the turn but I take your point as I didn't know what he had. lol

Interesting idea on river...seems risky though no?
• Black
Joined: 20.07.2008
Hello Edukator99,

I still like actually sometimes even Check behind and raise the turn. There is even a good article about such moves. Try reading this:
Unorthodox bets and lines

Best regards.