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[NL20-NL50] SH50 - 88 on 755

    • chocular77
      Joined: 15.06.2010 Posts: 1,102
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      0,25/0,5 No-Limit Hold'em (5 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.106 by

      Mp3 openraise = 27%
      Fto3B = 54%
      Cb = 53%
      TCB = 67%

      Preflop: Hero is BU with 8:heart: , 8:spade:
      MP3 raises to $1,75, CO folds, Hero calls $1,75, 2 folds.

      Flop: ($4,25) 7:club: , 5:spade: , 5:club: (2 players)
      MP3 bets $3, Hero raises to $9,00, MP3 calls $6,00.

      He is likely to barrel again. Want to protect myself from overcards.

      Turn: ($22,25) A:club: (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero checks.

      River: ($22,25) T:spade: (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero checks.

      Final Pot: $22,25
  • 2 replies
    • awishformore
      Joined: 16.06.2007 Posts: 922
      The problem is that you can never represent much on paired boards like this and by raising, you often isolate yourself against better hands. You also give him the possibility of re-bluffing. In position, I have a very strong tendency here to call down at least once to see what he barrels with. Of course, if there are really ugly turn and river cards, you might have to fold.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello chocular77,

      Might be easier to raise the flop cause we can still turn a lot of cards into our side -> into bluff. Like FD complete and some overcards like the A. :D Cause we can't really Call the flop and then hope that he is Checking behind the turn, he is almost never doing with his 2nd barreling range unless it's a made hand or a trap.

      We can still Raise/Fold it and do it for value even from overcards maybe and of course draws. But I'd still continue betting on the turn to make him fold some PPs which have us beat.

      Best Regards.