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[NL2-NL10] NL2 - Straight on dangerous board

    • Gloryne
      Joined: 02.03.2011 Posts: 131
      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.02(BB) Replayer
      SB ($0.50)
      BB ($3.98)
      UTG ($2)
      UTG+1 ($2.91)
      UTG+2 ($1.86)
      Hero ($2.11)
      CO ($1.97)
      BTN ($0.44)

      Dealt to Hero T:diamond: K:diamond:

      fold, fold, UTG+2 raises to $0.12, Hero calls $0.12, fold, fold, fold, fold

      FLOP ($0.27) Q:club: Q:spade: J:diamond:

      UTG+2 bets $0.13, Hero calls $0.13

      TURN ($0.53) Q:club: Q:spade: J:diamond: A:diamond:

      UTG+2 bets $0.25, Hero calls $0.25

      RIVER ($1.03) Q:club: Q:spade: J:diamond: A:diamond: J:club:

      UTG+2 bets $0.49, Hero calls $0.49

      Did I do the right thing here or should I check/call on river, due to the full house possibility?
  • 2 replies
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Gloryne,

      Preflop: Fold the hand preflop vs UTG range. You ain't gonna play it very profitable. :)

      As played
      Postflop: Well, according his bet sizes it might even be something like AK in his range as well. The only hand which may 3barrel there is some Ax hand and most likely that's the only hand you beat. But for the given odds shouldn't be that wrong to even Call there. But of course that also depends mainly on the opponent.

      Best regards.
    • boomer011
      Joined: 22.08.2010 Posts: 28
      the main issue here I think is turn play. I would lead towards a big raise on turn; only rarely are you gonna be up against a FH at that point, and if your planning on calling river bet anyways you might as well step up and be the aggressor here. your probably in front with the straight here but there are just too many scare cards for you, and action killing cards if OP has trips.