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[NL2-NL10] nl2 - Suited connectors

    • Philfox1985
      Philfox1985
      Bronze
      Joined: 18.12.2010 Posts: 934
      Anything to add on this hand?

      Figured shoving river was best play for value, maybe could have got a call with a smaller bet?

      Known players:
      Position:
      Stack
      SB:
      $3.07
      UTG:
      $0.21
      Hero:
      $2

      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy.com Elephant 0.102 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BU with 9:heart: , 8:heart:
      UTG calls $0.02, 6 folds, Hero calls $0.02, SB raises to $0.09, BB folds, UTG calls $0.07, Hero calls $0.07.

      Flop: ($0.29) J:diamond: , T:heart: , 5:spade: (3 players)
      SB bets $0.15, UTG calls $0.12 (All-In), Hero calls $0.15.

      Turn: ($0.71) 7:club: (2 players)
      SB bets $0.15, Hero raises to $0.52, SB calls $0.37.

      River: ($1.75) 7:spade: (3 players)
      SB checks, Hero raises $1.24 (All-In), SB folds, Hero gets uncalled bet back (All-In).

      Final Pot: $1.75

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      UTG shows (Js Td)
      Hero shows a straight, jack high (9h 8h)

      Hero wins with a straight, jack high (9h 8h)
  • 2 replies
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Philfox1985,

      Preflop: Boh, not a huge fan actually limping in here unless I expect the blinds be very loose. UTG doesn't have much of stack anyways. :D

      As played
      Postflop: Yeah, you could raise bigger the turn. I'd make it even ~$0,80 :) and ship the river.

      Best regards.
    • Philfox1985
      Philfox1985
      Bronze
      Joined: 18.12.2010 Posts: 934
      UTG's small stack was the problem.

      If I raise when it gets back to him I figure that there is a good chance he will push his remaining few chips, which then obliges me to call with a hand I'm not happy about shoving pre-flop.

      Happy to call a raise from the blinds as they are deeper and gives me a better chance to win a decent amount.