[NL2-NL10] QQ - should I be calling or raising preflop

    • Rastlin1
      Rastlin1
      Bronze
      Joined: 31.08.2008 Posts: 189
      Any tips welcome


      IPoker, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 9 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BB: $11.92 (119.2 bb)
      UTG+1: $11.10 (111 bb)
      UTG+2: $11.23 (112.3 bb)
      MP1: $8.60 (86 bb)
      MP2: $9.99 (99.9 bb)
      MP3: $3.80 (38 bb)
      Hero (CO): $10 (100 bb)
      BTN: $7.34 (73.4 bb)
      SB: $10.25 (102.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with Q Q
      UTG+1 posts BB OOP, UTG+1 checks, UTG+2 folds, MP1 raises to $0.50, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.50, 3 folds, UTG+1 calls $0.40

      Flop: ($1.70) 5 8 T (3 players)
      UTG+1 checks, MP1 bets $1.27, Hero calls $1.27, UTG+1 folds

      Turn: ($4.24) K (2 players)
      MP1 bets $3.18, Hero folds

      Results: $4.24 pot ($0.28 rake)
      Final Board: 5 8 T K
      MP1 mucked and won $3.96 ($2.19 net)
      Hero mucked Q Q and lost (-$1.77 net)
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Rastlin1,

      If you play it so passively then nope, we can't really play it any differently. But I guess unless the MP1 is huge nit we can as well consider 3betting it preflop.

      Best Regards.