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[NL2-NL10] NL4; SH: QJs OOP call

    • Avatars91
      Joined: 18.12.2009 Posts: 2,689
      IPoker, $0.02/$0.04 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      MP: $11.32 (283 bb)
      CO: $6.35 (158.8 bb)
      BTN: $5 (125 bb)
      Hero (SB): $5.20 (130 bb)
      BB: $2.60 (65 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with J Q
      MP raises to $0.14, CO calls $0.14, BTN folds, Hero calls $0.12, BB calls $0.10

      Flop: ($0.56) 5 Q 8 (4 players)
      Hero bets $0.42, 3 folds

      Results: $0.56 pot ($0.03 rake)
      Final Board: 5 Q 8
      MP mucked and lost (-$0.14 net)
      CO mucked and lost (-$0.14 net)
      Hero mucked J Q and won $0.53 ($0.39 net)
      BB mucked and lost (-$0.14 net)

      MP's stats: VP/PFR/AF/WTS/hands 26/22/4.0/25/1.8k
      CO's stats: VP/PFR/AF/WTS/hands 69/26/1.6/31/77
      BB's stats: VP/PFR/AF/WTS/hands 97/16/1.4/26/32

      Can a call preflop be justified despite us being OOP? The reason being that we are quite likely to play this hand 4way and it should be a good hand in a mwp + two of the opponents have weak ranges and are likely to call us down with worse hands on the flop.

      The plan on the flop, of course, is to donkbet toppairs.
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Avatars91,

      I like your play here and seems to be fine. QJs is a very powerful hand which has huge implied odds postflop in multiway pots, even if we are OOP.

      Best Regards.