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[NL2-NL10] nl2 - Top pair decent kicker

    • Philfox1985
      Joined: 18.12.2010 Posts: 934
      Fairly standard hand I think, Pre-flop I could have been stronger. Figured that I was happy to play with hand multi-way & in position.

      Post I tried to extract max value, didn't bet river due to over-card. Was this a mistake?

      Could I have bet more on the turn, more like 2/3'ds?

      Known players:

      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.102 by

      Preflop: Hero is BU with Q:spade: , J:spade:
      3 folds, MP2 calls $0.02, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.02, SB raises to $0.10, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.08.

      Flop: ($0.24) Q:heart: , 5:club: , 2:heart: (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.15, SB calls $0.15.

      Turn: ($0.54) 3:club: (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.25, SB calls $0.25.

      River: ($1.04) K:diamond: (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks.

      Final Pot: $1.04

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a pair of queens (Qs Js)
      SB shows (Ac Jd)

      Hero wins with a pair of queens (Qs Js)
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Philfox1985,

      Preflop: Rather isolate with such a hand than just limp in.

      As played
      Postflop: Bet the turn bigger for better protection. You are just giving great odds for a Call.

      Best regards.