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[NL2-NL10] NL4; Q9s CO raise

    • Avatars91
      Joined: 18.12.2009 Posts: 2,689
      IPoker, $0.02/$0.04 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      UTG: $2.24 (56 bb)
      MP: $4.24 (106 bb)
      Hero (CO): $4.06 (101.5 bb)
      BTN: $5.25 (131.3 bb)
      SB: $4.14 (103.5 bb)
      BB: $3.63 (90.8 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with Q 9
      2 folds, Hero raises to $0.14, BTN calls $0.14, 2 folds

      Flop: ($0.34) 8 J 5 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.25, BTN calls $0.25

      Turn: ($0.84) Q (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN checks

      River: ($0.84) 3 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.54, BTN calls $0.54

      Results: $1.92 pot ($0.12 rake)
      Final Board: 8 J 5 Q 3
      Hero mucked Q 9 and won $1.80 ($0.87 net)
      BTN showed J A and lost (-$0.93 net)

      My opponent is a multitabler with the following stats: VP/PFR/AF/3bet/hands 17/11/1.0/5.6/152

      I had a loose image at the time.

      The question is: is my turn+river line better than a 2nd barrel + 1/3rd rvr bet or something like that?

      My thought process: when he calls it is either a float, a J or a midpair. If I 2nd barrel, he folds his floats and midpairs, maybe even a J. If I check, I give him the option of bluffing me or going for thin value with a J. He checks behind so I think he is trying to get to a cheap showdown and has either a J or a midpair. I bet because I think he's capable of calling a J, maybe even a midpair since I checked the turn.
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Avatars91,

      Usually in those spots I really rather like to Bet the turn as well and might even protect our hand. He is definitely capable of calling with worse hands there. So I'd Bet the turn and most likely 1/2 pot size on the river even.

      Best Regards.