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[NL2-NL10] QJs

    • thebaptist333
      Joined: 13.01.2009 Posts: 185
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.04 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      BU (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is BU with Q, J.
      4 folds, MP3 raises to $0.14, CO folds, Hero raises to $0.44, 2 folds, MP3 calls $0.30.

      Flop: ($0.94) 8, 2, 7 (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $0.64, MP3 calls $0.64.

      Turn: ($2.22) 6 (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $1.66, MP3 calls $1.66.

      River: ($5.54) 7 (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero checks.

      Final Pot: $5.54.

      This guy is one of the better regs at this limit and likes to raise a lot from late positions. I think this is an easy 3bet preflop against this guy.

      On the flop I bet because I'm representing an overpair like JJ+ and I remember thinking that if I cbet the flop, there was a good chance that he would call with something like AK or AQ and maybe a lowish PP, so I thought that if I bet the flop I have to also bet turn.

      Of course on the river I give up.

      He had 99. If this was me, I was folding 99 preflop to a 3bet, and definitely instafolding on the turn. This is one of the guys that I give a lot of respect to when he's at the tables so I was a bit surprised to see his hand.

      Is this just a horrible play from me?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello thebaptist333,

      Depends a lot on the opponent, if he is capable of going loose to showdowns then I might even give up on the turn. Usually if they tend to Call down preflop OOP with PPs then they are very likely also calling flop & turn. Therefore if you Bet the turn then I would also plan to ship the river rather than Check behind. Therefore rather Check behind turn without betting it vs reg.

      Best Regards.