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[NL2-NL10] NL2 FR MSS Full house

    • churchilland
      churchilland
      Bronze
      Joined: 26.01.2011 Posts: 263
      Known players:
      Position:
      Stack
      Hero:
      $1
      UTG2:
      $2.97
      MP1:
      $3.02
      CO:
      $7.08

      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy.com Elephant 0.105 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is UTG1 with 9:spade: , 9:diamond:
      UTG folds, Hero raises to $0.08, UTG2 calls $0.08, MP1 calls $0.08, 2 folds, CO calls $0.08, 3 folds.

      Flop: ($0.35) 6:heart: , 6:club: , 5:diamond: (4 players)
      Hero bets $0.26, UTG2 calls $0.26, 2 folds.

      Turn: ($0.87) 6:spade: (2 players)
      Hero raises $0.66 (All-In), UTG2 calls $0.66.

      River: ($2.19) 9:heart: (2 players)


      Final Pot: $2.19

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a full-house, nines full of sixes (9s 9d)
      UTG2 shows (Qs Qd)

      Hero wins with a full-house, nines full of sixes (9s 9d)

      What I really don't understand is how the river changed it so that my full house is better? I would say that QQ666 is stronger.. I guess I am missing something in basic rulers
  • 1 reply
    • Gerv
      Gerv
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      Heyhello!

      Apart from the hand being played superwell , the showdown is consisted of the five best cards you can produce;

      Here you have nines full of 6s while your opponent has sixes full of Queens

      Since nines full is better than 6s full, you win :)

      Same goes for having A2 vs KQ on A2KQ4 board where A2 wins

      Best regards,
      Gerv