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[NL20-NL50] NL 50 KK with A on turn..

    • Roya1flush
      Roya1flush
      Bronze
      Joined: 10.12.2007 Posts: 306
      Poker Room skin
      Pot Limit Holdem Ring game
      Blinds: $0.25/$0.50
      8 players
      Converter

      Stack sizes:
      Hero: $41.75
      UTG+1: $48.75
      MP1: $11.80
      MP2: $48.30
      CO: $76.15
      Button: $50.60
      SB: $74.25
      BB: $46.45

      Pre-flop: (8 players) Hero is UTG with K : K :
      Hero raises to $2.5, 5 folds, SB calls, BB calls.

      Flop: ($7.5) 6 : 4 : 7 : (3 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, Hero bets $4.5, SB calls, BB calls.

      Turn: ($21) A : (3 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, Hero checks.

      River: ($21) J : (3 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, Hero checks.

      Results:
      Final pot: $21

      Was it ok to check it down when the A showed up? agaisnt 2 players I did not want to fire another round..
  • 4 replies
    • theloniousbones
      theloniousbones
      Bronze
      Joined: 30.01.2008 Posts: 177
      I'd check the turn and value-bet ~$15 on the river.

      Reason being is that I'm slightly worried of villain slow-playing the Ace, but also of scaring them out of the pot. IMO, a turn bet opens up the risk of either being check/raised or losing value.

      To me, a value bet on the river maximises both safety and value.
    • chenny8888
      chenny8888
      Bronze
      Joined: 03.10.2007 Posts: 19,324
      3-way i check behind on both streets. WP.

      only value we get is from the rivered J, and even then, those hands that call the flop and river a J will have made 2 pair.
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Bet at least 6$ on the flop.
      Both turn and river are fine.
      Although I believe that you´re ahead here, can´t imagine what worse hands would call your valuebet on the river.

      And you should reload pf.
    • Roya1flush
      Roya1flush
      Bronze
      Joined: 10.12.2007 Posts: 306
      thanx for the reply guys, i was about to reload, but on mansion you have to sit out first before you can reload, and got dealt those cards before i could.