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[NL2-NL10] Top Pair Weak Kicker, Value?

    • MoneyDearest
      MoneyDearest
      Bronze
      Joined: 08.05.2011 Posts: 119
      I wasn't sure if I should have bet the river for value in this case?

      I had in mind "Small pots for small hands"...

      iPoker - $0.04 NL - Holdem - 9 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      SB: $5.26
      BB: $1.60
      UTG: $0.90
      UTG+1: $5.97
      MP: $5.42
      MP+1: $3.89
      LP: $1.80
      CO: $1.00
      Hero (BTN): $2.12

      SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.04

      Pre Flop: ($0.06) Hero has J:heart: T:club:

      fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.16, SB calls $0.14, fold

      Flop: ($0.36, 2 players) J:spade: 9:diamond: 4:club:
      SB bets $0.27, Hero calls $0.27

      Turn: ($0.90, 2 players) 5:club:
      SB checks, Hero checks

      River: ($0.90, 2 players) 2:spade:
      SB checks, Hero checks

      SB shows A:heart: K:heart: (High Card, Ace) (Pre 65%, Flop 22%, Turn 14%)
      Hero shows J:heart: T:club: (One Pair, Jacks) (Pre 35%, Flop 78%, Turn 86%)
      Hero wins $0.84
  • 1 reply
    • Gerv
      Gerv
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      Hey,

      You shouldn't have those thoughts in your mind, you should think about their ranges so I am confident he has worse Jx, 9x in his range so I think I valuebet the River all day long there a 45cent at the very least, you can start out ''small'' to see how he is calling so you get more experience in this

      Best regards,
      Gerv