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[NL2-NL10] NL4, sh, KJs

    • feverfew
      Joined: 28.11.2011 Posts: 319
      No Limit Hold'em $0.02/$0.04
      5 players
      Formatted by - Mac OS X hand history analysis and tracking

      UTG - Hero ($5.21)
      CO - ($3.43)
      BTN - ($5.65)
      SB - ($4.00)
      BB - ($7.37)

      Preflop: ($0.06, 5 players) Hero is UTG with K :club: J :club:
      Hero raises to $0.16, CO calls $0.16, 3 folds

      Flop: 3 :club: 8 :diamond: 7 :club: ($0.38, 2 players)
      Hero bets $0.27, CO calls $0.27

      Turn: 2 :club: ($0.92, 2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $0.66, Hero calls $0.66

      River: J :heart: ($2.24, 2 players)
      Hero checks, CO raises to $2.34 (all-in), Hero calls $2.34

      Total Pot: $6.92
      Hero shows K :club: J :club: (a flush, King high)
      CO mucks 6 :diamond: 6 :spade: ()

      Hero wins $6.58 a flush, King high
  • 2 replies
    • fruktpuff
      Joined: 24.09.2010 Posts: 3,982
      I'd personally say you're risking a LOT of value by checking the river.

      I can see an argument for a check on the turn, letting him bluff on the river, or letting him believe he's ahead if he's connected with the board.

      But Checking the river would need extremely specific reads to know he'll put enough money in to be better value than betting out.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello feverfew,

      Even if you play such hands from UTG! You should definitely just go for the easy and standard line Bet/Bet/Bet. You don't even know if he is capable of bluffing here, so I am not really huge fan of turning my hand into bluff.

      Best Regards.