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[NL2-NL10] AJo NL10 FR

    • muel294
      Joined: 06.06.2009 Posts: 1,225
      Not sure about the turn raise/fold here. I wanted to protection / value from weaker Aces and draws on the turn. But then when the river blanks I decided to go to showdown instead of value betting river.

      I am not being results orientated here, but since I raised the turn for value. I should bet about 1/2 pot on river and fold to a raise, or is that too spewy since the pot is large and my hand is marginal?

      Is it better to just call Turn bet for pot control and try to get to showdown cheaper?

      Villain is an unknown.


      Pacific Poker - $0.10 NL - Holdem - 9 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      MP+1: $14.89
      LP: $10.00
      Hero (CO): $10.98
      BTN: $11.20
      SB: $10.64
      BB: $10.15
      UTG: $11.60
      UTG+1: $10.00
      MP: $11.84

      SB posts SB $0.05, BB posts BB $0.10

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero has A:heart: J:diamond:

      UTG calls $0.10, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.40, fold, fold, fold, UTG calls $0.30

      Flop: ($0.95, 2 players) 2:heart: 7:club: 4:heart:
      UTG checks, Hero checks

      Turn: ($0.95, 2 players) A:diamond:
      UTG bets $0.47, Hero raises to $1.50, UTG calls $1.03

      River: ($3.95, 2 players) Q:spade:
      UTG checks, Hero checks

      UTG shows A:club: 9:spade: (One Pair, Aces) (Pre 27%, Flop 13%, Turn 7%)
      Hero shows A:heart: J:diamond: (One Pair, Aces) (Pre 73%, Flop 87%, Turn 93%)
      Hero wins $3.76
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello muel294,

      Nah, not really. He also has couple of draws in his range there. Most likely I would have played the same way, river value-bet is anyways pretty thin, so even if you do skip it's not a huge deal. But obviously it would be possible to bet there ~$1,50 or something similar.

      Best Regards.