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[NL2-NL10] NL2 AJo

    • dany2391
      Joined: 26.09.2009 Posts: 395
      I had no stats on BU when I played this hand.
      Known players:

      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.102 by

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with A:heart: , J:diamond:
      3 folds, Hero raises to $0.08, CO folds, BU calls $0.08, 2 folds.

      Flop: ($0.19) J:club: , 7:spade: , 5:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.12, BU raises to $0.24, Hero calls $0.12.

      Turn: ($0.67) 6:club: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU bets $0.32, Hero calls $0.32.

      River: ($1.31) T:club: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU bets $1.25, Hero folds.

      Final Pot: $2.56
  • 2 replies
    • Jaissica
      Joined: 10.02.2009 Posts: 1,385
      Preflop is fine.

      Flop is fine, though bet sizing is on the small side, especially against a player who (over an only 14 hand read) is probably going to pay to draw. Id bet closer to pot size - 16-19 cents.

      On the min-raise of our flop bet, calling to re-evaluate on the turn is fine, though against a player showing 43-14, 3.3 AF even after only 14 hands... I'm already thinking of getting all-in with him on the flop. Villain is likely playing a lot of Jx hands and shipping them all.

      The turn isn't a massively scary card - if he was betting a draw it probably wasn't a gutshot, unless it was a gutshot + flush. I don't mind check-call in a call-down line.

      The river is the real scare card. Every other player has some inexplicable love for Jack Ten. I don't understand why, but some people will play this hand every single time they get it, and I am always leery of playing for stacks where JT has a monster.

      I would probably fold on the river too. I don't believe he has a flush, but he may have made some weird straight while drawing at a flush (8s9s) or have jacks-up.

      I still think our best line against this player as seen so far (despite the weak nature of a 14 hand read) would have been to get it in on the flop.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      I think both river shove or c/c are fine plays
      Don´t like c/f river as strong hand as yours when player can always shove his missed draws