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[NL20-NL50] Should one float like this?

    • maheepsangari
      maheepsangari
      Bronze
      Joined: 08.06.2010 Posts: 2,163
      Poker Stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players


      BB: $6.62 (26.5 bb)
      MP: $25 (100 bb) 31/19/4.0/25.0/40/18
      CO: $38.75 (155 bb)
      Hero (BTN): $25.25 (101 bb) 28/22/2.0/0.0/20/18
      SB: $25.05 (100.2 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with A Q
      MP raises to $0.75, CO folds, Hero calls $0.75, 2 folds

      Flop: ($1.85) 8 5 7 (2 players)
      MP bets $1.25, Hero calls $1.25

      Turn: ($4.35) T (2 players)
      MP checks, Hero bets $3.25, MP folds

      Results: $4.35 pot ($0.20 rake)
      Final Board: 8 5 7 T
      MP mucked and lost (-$2 net)
      Hero mucked A Q and won $4.15 ($2.15 net)
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Hi,

      I think 3-betting pf would my preferred situation, since then I can represent all the strong hands and don´t have to count only hitting my hand. If you want to make moves I would rather raise that board, can´t really imagine you continuing your hand unless you hit your A or Q and board is so draw heavy that he may easily barrel his draws. So my first option would be fold, then raise and finally call.

      board: 8d5s7s
      Hand Equity Wins Ties
      20% 49.51% 93,267 14,426
      AdQh 50.49% 95,257 14,426

      you have there generally 50% equity, so floating can also be fine, just he would likely not going to give up that easily if he is good player.

      best regards,