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[NL2-NL10] TJs vs 66

    • sp3d01
      Joined: 12.02.2010 Posts: 11

      Had this slightly annoying hand come up a while back....

      I had TdJd in the get's folded around to me and I just call first in. Arguably a bad move right from the start...maybe should have raised...

      Villain (been involved in a lot of pots so far) calls in the CutOff and the BB checks....3 to the flop...

      Flop comes down with 2 diamonds and the BB checks...I check...and villain bets. BB folds and I call. Is my check ok here on the flop? There's an overcard out there and two other players still in. My thinking was..."i want to keep these guys in and if my diamond comes out on the the turn I'll bet out"

      The turn card comes a blank. I check...villain bets about 2/3 of the pot. BB folds and I call. Now admittedly the pure pot-odds are way off here (2.39 : 1) and don't justify a call. But I was figuring he might have AQ or KQ..

      The river comes down my flush card and then all hell breaks loose...I honestly don't know what I was thinking when I called his river 4bet.

      What do you guys think of my play here? Thanks!

      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      MP3 (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with T, J.
      3 folds, Hero calls $0.10, CO calls $0.10, 2 folds, BB checks.

      Flop: ($0.35) Q, 6, 8 (3 players)
      BB checks, Hero checks, CO bets $0.20, BB folds, Hero calls $0.20.

      Turn: ($0.75) 2 (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $0.54, Hero calls $0.54.

      River: ($1.83) Q (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $1.50, Hero raises to $6.24, CO raises to $28.25, Hero calls $4.32.

      Final Pot: $40.64.

      Results follow:

      CO shows a full-house, sixes full of queens(6h 6c).
      Hero shows a flush, queen high(Td Jd).

      CO wins with a full-house, sixes full of queens(6h 6c).

  • 3 replies
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello sp3d01,

      Preflop: Already starting from preflop you made a huge mistake by limping, either raise or just fold. Without having good postflop skills just fold.

      As played
      Flop: You should rather Bet yourself being in freeplay pot here, would also gain fold equity.

      As played
      Turn: Fold it here! You most likely don't have that great implied odds while drawing OOP.

      As played
      River: Most likely I'd just donk myself here to avoid exactly such a spot. It was a freeplay pot it's very likely that they can easily have a lot stronger hands here towards to even FH.

      Best Regards.
    • AxsisHalon
      Joined: 20.12.2011 Posts: 112
      and remember old poker rule: dont lose ur stack in an unraised pot! :)
    • sp3d01
      Joined: 12.02.2010 Posts: 11
      Originally posted by AxsisHalon
      and remember old poker rule: dont lose ur stack in an unraised pot! :)
      that's something I won't soon be forgetting!

      Thanks both for your input. All in all a hand badly played right from the start I think!

      Must have been dozing or something... :)