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[NL2-NL10] NL2 Top set on the flop

    • ryciaga
      Joined: 21.02.2011 Posts: 136
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      0,01/0,02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.104 by

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with 9:spade: , 9:club:
      UTG2 calls $0,02, MP1 folds, MP2 raises to $0,10, Hero calls $0,10, 2 folds, SB calls $0,09, BB folds, UTG2 calls $0,08.

      Flop: ($0,42) 9:diamond: , 8:spade: , 7:spade: (4 players)
      SB checks, UTG2 checks, MP2 bets $0,26, Hero raises to $0,52, SB folds, UTG2 raises to $2,18 (All-In), MP2 folds, Hero calls $1,66.

      Turn: ($5,04) 3:heart:
      River: ($5,04) Q:spade: (2 players)

      Final Pot: $5,04

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      UTG2 shows a straight, queen high (Jh Th)
      Hero shows (9s 9c)

      UTG2 wins with a straight, queen high (Jh Th)

      So here is the one hand from yesterdays session. Can I call all in here with top set after the flop? Or should I just fold?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello ryciaga,

      Welcome to the NL Hand Evaluation Forum! Hopefully we will see more hands from you in the future. I hope that with our help you can improve your play and as well move up the limits. We will be waiting for the next hands and till that good luck on tables!

      Well, I don't like that much your min-raise on the flop. It's just way too drawy to give him good odds if he is even drawing. I'd most likely raise it bigger ~$0,90 at least and maybe even bigger. But of course we are gonna play for the stacks. We can't really fold here while the guy could easily have a lot of worse combos.

      Best Regards.