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[NL2-NL10] Nl4 Qq

    • 0744379
      0744379
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.06.2011 Posts: 435
      Party, $0.02/$0.04 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 9 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $4.20 (105 bb)
      Hero (MP1): $4 (100 bb)
      UTG+2: $21.04 (526 bb)
      MP2: $4.31 (107.7 bb)
      BB: $6.15 (153.8 bb)
      SB: $2.48 (62 bb)
      CO: $1.50 (37.5 bb)
      MP3: $4.04 (101 bb)
      UTG+1: $4 (100 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is MP1 with Q Q
      2 folds, Hero raises to $0.16, MP2 folds, MP3 calls $0.16, 4 folds

      Flop: ($0.38) 3 6 9 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.27, MP3 calls $0.27

      Turn: ($0.92) T (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.56, MP3 calls $0.56

      River: ($2.04) A (2 players)
      Hero bets $1, MP3 raises to $2, Hero calls $1

      Results: $6.04 pot ($0.30 rake)
      Final Board: 3 6 9 T A
      Hero mucked Q Q and lost (-$2.99 net)
      MP3 showed 6 6 and won $5.74 ($2.75 net)


      Should I just check/fold the river? When he re-raised I couldnt resist calling. Another one of my many leaks. I get over-excited with these sorts of pocket pairs and think I have to make as much as possible with them. Too results orientated instead of trying to play correctly
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello 0744379,

      Bet the flop bigger, bet the turn bigger and most likely I'd just Check/Fold it on the river unless I know the opponent more. Like expect him to be loose enough or either bluffing there. But even bluffs ain't that likely since something like A:hX completed there.

      Neither I just don't see what you beat on the river if he even raises? Always remind yourself to take the time down! Never snap-call. Take break and then ask yourself, what do we beat? -> Only bluff.

      Best Regards.