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[NL2-NL10] NL2 AA top pair play

    • oribken
      oribken
      Bronze
      Joined: 15.05.2011 Posts: 29
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (7 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2:
      $3.25
      MP3:
      $2.00
      CO (Hero):
      $2.00
      BU:
      $2.59
      SB:
      $1.82
      BB:
      $3.03
      MP1:
      $2.07


      Preflop: Hero is CO with A, A.
      MP1 folds, MP2 calls $0.02, MP3 folds, Hero raises to $0.10, 3 folds, MP2 calls $0.08.

      Flop: ($0.23) Q, 7, 6 (2 players)
      MP2 checks, Hero bets $0.18, MP2 calls $0.18.

      Turn: ($0.59) J (2 players)
      MP2 checks, Hero bets $0.44, MP2 raises to $0.98, Hero raises to $1.72, MP2 calls $0.74.

      River: ($4.03) 5 (2 players)


      Final Pot: $4.03.
      Results follow:

      MP2 shows two pairs, jacks and sevens(J 7).
      Hero shows a pair of aces(A A).

      MP2 wins with two pairs, jacks and sevens(J 7).

      Was this play okay? did i overvalue to top pair?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello oribken,

      The problem on turn is that even if it's a min-raise it's usually towards to a very strong hand. Myself I'd rather be inclined to Bet/Fold the turn than go broke. We most likely are beat there.

      Best regards.