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[NL2-NL10] 88 in akward spot

    • yaxkukmian
      yaxkukmian
      Bronze
      Joined: 24.12.2007 Posts: 2,020
      They're both pretty unknown but seemed fishy.
      BU 22 hands/45/18/10 3bet
      BB 30 hands/ 59/24

      This flop hits their ranges and I think I can get value from A6, A5, any 4x, FD. So I decide to cbet normal 3/4. BU raises me. I think for a while and I called with intention of betting the turn if no :diamond: comes. If he raises me again I guess we have to fold it then. His raise doesn't mean much to me, because he looked pretty loose to me and also his raise is almost minr.

      I really like the turn. He might hit 2 pair but I was giving him low cards and different draws.

      River is ugly. I can't bet, because b/f is stupid in my opinion - we don't get value from anything. If he shoved I would have folded.

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.10(BB) Replayer
      SB ($10.45)
      BB ($13.98)
      UTG ($10)
      Hero ($10.84)
      CO ($10)
      BTN ($12.98)

      Dealt to Hero 8:club: 8:spade:

      fold, Hero raises to $0.35, fold, BTN calls $0.35, fold, BB calls $0.25

      FLOP ($1.10) 5:club: 3:diamond: 6:diamond:

      BB checks, Hero bets $0.85, BTN raises to $2, BB folds, Hero calls $1.15

      TURN ($5.10) 5:club: 3:diamond: 6:diamond: K:heart:

      Hero bets $2.10, BTN calls $2.10

      RIVER ($9.30) 5:club: 3:diamond: 6:diamond: K:heart: 5:diamond:

      Hero checks, BTN checks

      Hero shows 8:club: 8:spade:
      (Pre 85%, Flop 56.4%, Turn 70.5%)

      BTN shows 3:spade: 4:club:
      (Pre 15%, Flop 43.6%, Turn 29.5%)

      Hero wins $8.68
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello yaxkukmian,

      Well, I wouldn't still donk that amount on turn, it just induces him to raise sometimes against you if he is aggressive enough. Your bet rather looks like a block-bet/weak hand/draw. There ain't gonna be many 2pair hands in his range which did complete with the Kx, he either had you beat on flop or not.

      Best Regards.