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[NL2-NL10] NL4 KK Preflop Maximizing profit with trips

    • Chromehead
      Chromehead
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.11.2009 Posts: 43
      Ongame Network $0.02/$0.04 No Limit Hold'em - 9 players - View hand 1458000
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      UTG+2: $2.32
      MP1: $3.82
      Hero (MP2): $4.79
      CO: $3.90
      BTN: $4.30
      SB: $3.96
      BB: $3.82
      UTG: $4.14
      UTG+1: $4.00

      UTG+1 posts a big blind ($0.04)

      Pre Flop: ($0.10) Hero is MP2 with K:spade: K:heart:
      1 fold, UTG+1 raises to $0.08, UTG+2 calls $0.08, 1 fold, Hero raises to $0.30, 5 folds, UTG+2 calls $0.22

      Flop: ($0.74) K:club: 6:club: 5:diamond: (2 players)
      UTG+2 checks, Hero checks

      Turn: ($0.74) J:diamond: (2 players)
      UTG+2 checks, Hero bets $0.20, UTG+2 calls $0.20

      River: ($1.14) T:club: (2 players)
      UTG+2 checks, Hero bets $0.28, UTG+2 calls $0.28

      Final Pot: $1.70
      Hero shows K:spade: K:heart: (THREE_OF_A_KIND KING)
      Hero wins $1.59
      (Rake: $0.11)

      With a minraise and call was my preflop raise too small?
      On the flop after the opponent checks I checked as I didn't want to scare him off.
      On turn with 2 possible flush draws should I have bet more?
      Same on river?
  • 2 replies
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Chromehead,

      Don't slowplay your hand. Just make it easy and simple, we need still to protect our hand on flop and I'd definitely CBet there ~$0,60 and the same goes for turn bet. You have a huge leak in bet sizes I would definitely recommend reading articles about bet sizes or post hands to get the understanding how much you should bet.

      Best regards.
    • Tomaloc
      Tomaloc
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.01.2011 Posts: 7,020
      well, in order to maximize profits... you have to bet, and bet strongly.
      you won't achieve superawesome value by betting 1/4 pot for 2 streets