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[NL2-NL10] QQ badly played?

    • xoshix33
      Joined: 16.09.2011 Posts: 348
      PokerStars - $0.10 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      BTN: $18.31
      SB: $10.34
      Hero (BB): $10.00
      UTG: $46.54
      MP: $5.63
      CO: $18.87

      SB posts SB $0.05, Hero posts BB $0.10

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero has Q:spade: Q:club:

      fold, fold, CO raises to $0.30, fold, SB calls $0.25, Hero raises to $1.25, fold, SB calls $0.95

      Flop: ($2.80, 2 players) T:diamond: 9:club: 7:diamond:
      SB checks, Hero bets $2.15, SB calls $2.15

      Turn: ($7.10, 2 players) T:heart:
      SB checks, Hero checks

      River: ($7.10, 2 players) K:spade:
      SB bets $5.08, Hero calls $5.08

      SB shows A:spade: J:spade: (One Pair, Tens) (Pre 32%, Flop 28%, Turn 16%)
      Hero shows Q:spade: Q:club: (Two Pair, Queens and Tens) (Pre 68%, Flop 72%, Turn 84%)
      Hero wins $16.48

      i really dont know what i was thiking here
  • 2 replies
    • Wriggers
      Joined: 21.07.2009 Posts: 3,250
      I think you played it fine, of course there are other ways of playing the hand but checking back the turn is fine as when you bet you fold out all random floats and Tx raises, forcing you to fold. Checking back also allows him to bluff at the river with aforementioned random floats.

      It's also hard to get any value out of shitty draws on the turn.

      The call on the river is fine as well, obviously opponent dependant though.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello xoshix33,

      Preflop: First of all while being OOP and having 2 guys in the pot I would 3bet it even bigger ~$1,50.
      Postflop: But otherwise without even knowing the opponent Bet the turn for protection and free showdown, we can't really Check the turn and then hope that he bluffs or guess if he is even bluffing or not. Plus the K isn't the greatest card either for us while it completes some of the draws. :)

      Best Regards.