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[NL2-NL10] NL10 99 blind defence

    • Indahaus
      Joined: 08.04.2010 Posts: 85
      Poker Stars $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em - 6 players -

      Hero (BB): $17.62
      UTG: $19.77
      MP: $7.90
      CO: $13.99
      BTN: $4.93
      SB: $10.02

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is BB with 9 :diamond: 9 :heart:
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.35, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.25

      Flop: ($0.75) 7 :heart: 2 :heart: 2 :spade: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $0.48, Hero calls $0.48

      Turn: ($1.71) 8 :spade: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $1.20, Hero calls $1.20

      River: ($4.11) T :diamond: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $1.80, Hero?

      Opponents stats after 398 hands were: 17/13; af: 5.5; cbet: 81%; turn cbet: 100% (5 hands on this); wtsd: 25%; w$sd: 40%.
      Unfortunately I had no specific notes on him.
      What do you think about this river spot?
  • 2 replies
    • patszerdonk
      Joined: 19.05.2011 Posts: 834
      I think we have enough equity to call vs his range. Beside, someone with AF 5.5 like to bet when he think the board do not hit our range. I have no reason to fold this hand on the river.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Indahaus,

      Against that kind of opponent who is such a CBet maniac then I wouldn't really play it any differently and very likely even consider Calling it down on flop & turn.

      But really the river is just horrible bet size. Smells like a value-bet. :( But I don't think that I'd lay it down vs such an aggressor. While he might even bet this with missed draws/bluffs.

      Best regards.