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[NL2-NL10] NL4, no initiative; JJ gets 4bet on paired Flop

    • inlovewithamsterdam
      Joined: 08.07.2009 Posts: 671
      The way he played it doesn't really make sense. No hand fits into his line, apart from AcXc or 7X.
      It made me think of a fishy Reg who has "no legitimate hand raises on a paired board" stuck in his head and he tries to claim the pot with overcards.

      Thoughts? Thanks.

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.04(BB) Replayer
      SB ($6.02)
      BB ($4)
      UTG ($3.17)
      UTG+1 ($8.39)
      CO ($4.71)
      Hero ($4)

      Dealt to Hero J:diamond: J:spade:

      fold, UTG+1 raises to $0.12, fold, Hero calls $0.12, fold, fold

      FLOP ($0.30) 4:spade: 7:club: 7:spade:

      UTG+1 bets $0.16, Hero raises to $0.52, UTG+1 raises to $1, Hero calls $0.48

      TURN ($2.30) 4:spade: 7:club: 7:spade: A:club:

      UTG+1 bets $3.76, Hero folds

      UTG+1 wins $2.19
  • 2 replies
    • Tomaloc
      Joined: 17.01.2011 Posts: 7,015
      if you think he's on overcards why not get it in on flop?

      anyway without reads i wouldn't take him lightly (UTG+1!), QQ+ A:sK (which flips with you) imo
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello inlovewithamsterdam,

      Well, what's the idea behind raising the flop? If you want to protect from overcards then just get it in right on flop. There is no point to Call the flop while it wont change much on turn anyways for us. We are just keeping bluffs in while we actually should protect our hand as if you went for a raise. If you want to take passive line then rather just Call and reevaluate further streets.

      Oh and by the way it's not UTG+1 it's still MP. :D

      Best Regards.