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[NL2-NL10] [SH]NL10 AJo

    • dannywratten
      Joined: 11.05.2010 Posts: 1,462
      [converted_hand][hand_history]Poker Stars, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      Hero (BTN): $30.07 (300.7 bb)
      SB: $18.65 (186.5 bb)
      BB: $10.44 (104.4 bb)
      UTG: $22.25 (222.5 bb)
      MP: $10.85 (108.5 bb)
      CO: $6.67 (66.7 bb)

      villain unknown
      he instantly bet river, im almost always beat arent i?
      I expect to be shown AQ AK a lot

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with J:heart: A:club:
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.28, Hero calls $0.28, 2 folds

      Flop: ($0.71) A:spade: Q:diamond: 7:club: (2 players)
      CO bets $0.26, Hero calls $0.26

      Turn: ($1.23) 5:club: (2 players)
      CO bets $0.87, Hero calls $0.87

      River: ($2.97) 3:club: (2 players)
      CO bets $2.13, Hero folds

      Results: $2.97 pot ($0.13 rake)
      Final Board: A:spade: Q:diamond: 7:club: 5:club: 3:club:
      Hero mucked J:heart: A:club: and lost (-$1.41 net)
      CO mucked and won $2.84 ($1.43 net)
  • 3 replies
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello dannywratten,

      Rather make the decision right on the turn than Call the turn and fold blank river. :) I would most likely rather just fold it on the turn without any reads. Of course FD completed but what do you expect him to be 2nd barreling there like that which made a small bet on the flop and turns bigger on turn?

      Best Regards.
    • dannywratten
      Joined: 11.05.2010 Posts: 1,462
      Ok thanks veriz, on the turn i just thought CO can still bet turn with worse Ax, especially if he likes to open any suited Ax from CO, but when he instantly bet river w/o thinking i must be beat often
    • ilovemagic
      Joined: 09.09.2011 Posts: 1,019
      good insight as always from veriz. I never thought to fold it on the turn. but it does make sense. the call on the turn means you should technically call that river if he bets like half pot size or less, because the river doesnt change a whole lot in your opponents range. but folding the turn seems even better. waste less chips vs unknown range that way. im learning to fold those average strength hands a bit more now the more i lose with them. after watching the bronze article about playing post flop without the initiative today, it makes a lot of sense to either fold the hand on the river, but even moreso on the turn after hearing veriz's insight.