[NL2-NL10] NL4 Implied Odds?

    • Ghartman
      Joined: 28.10.2011 Posts: 273

      0.02/0.04 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy.com Elephant 0.105 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BB with T:heart: , 7:heart: . MP3 posts a blind of $0.04.
      MP2 calls $0.04, MP3 checks, CO calls $0.04, 2 folds, Hero checks.

      Flop: ($0.18) 8:spade: , 6:diamond: , 5:heart: (4 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 checks, MP3 bets $0.15, CO folds, Hero calls $0.15, MP2 raises to $0.80, MP3 calls $0.65, Hero folds.

      Turn: ($1.93) 9:heart: (2 players)
      MP2 bets $1.28, MP3 calls $1.28.

      River: ($4.49) J:spade: (2 players)
      MP2 raises $1.89 (All-In), MP3 calls $1.89.

      Final Pot: $8.27

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      MP2 shows a straight, nine high (9s 7c)
      MP3 shows (8d 2d)

      MP2 wins with a straight, nine high (9s 7c)

      I felt sick after this hand and was so nearly going to call but the flop raise was so big. I'm still learning about implied odds but would a call of the 80p on the flop been completely wrong considering that potentially all the money was going to go in?
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