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[NL2-NL10] 4NL - playing a big draw against likely set

    • William340
      Joined: 10.02.2012 Posts: 170
      curious if I played this ok, or if I was too passive.
      fwiw - the villain said he was ahead the whole way, so I am thinking TT or JJ
      so, I don't think I would have had much FE on the flop or turn

      $0.02/$0.04 No Limit Holdem
      9 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by

      UTG Player3 ($3.96)
      UTG+1 Player4 ($4.14)
      MP1 William340 ($4)
      MP2 Player6 ($3.95)- VPIP: 31, PFR: 19, 3B: 17, AF: 2.3, Hands: 48
      MP3 Player7 ($7.94)
      CO Player8 ($1.34)
      BTN Player9 ($3.86)
      SB Player1 ($4.19)- VPIP: 31, PFR: 9, 3B: 0, AF: 1.7, Hands: 85
      BB Player2 ($4.87)

      Pre-Flop: ($0.06, 9 players) William340 is MP1 Q:spade: K:spade:
      2 folds, William340 raises to $0.12, Player6 calls $0.12, 3 folds, Player1 calls $0.10, 1 fold

      Flop: 2:club: J:club: 10:spade: ($0.40, 3 players)
      Player1 checks, William340 bets $0.26, Player6 raises to $0.52, Player1 folds, William340 calls $0.26

      Turn: 5:spade: ($1.44, 2 players)
      William340 checks, Player6 bets $1.12, William340 calls $1.12

      River: 3:club: ($3.68, 2 players)
      William340 checks, Player6 bets $2.19, William340 folds

      Final Pot: $3.68

      Player6 wins $7.88 (net +$3.93)

      Player1 collects $0.00 (net -$0.12)
      William340 lost $1.76

      I decided to call on the turn instead of shoving, because I didn't think he'd fold, and I figured I could save some of my stack if I missed.

      should I have checked the flop?
      raised him at any point?
      I felt like I could not fold w/ such good draws, but should I have raised?
      I mean "in theory" because "in practice", I would have gotten stacked.

      also, I would have to assume that 2, J, 3 were not outs, so I had 12 outs I think.
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello William340,

      Shoving wouldn't really make sense cause your equity is going to be really horrible there and no fold equity.

      But about the turn Call I am not that sure either cause if you assume the guy being capable of paying you if you hit the river then sure we could even consider calling. But then we also have to ship the river ourselves if we do hit.

      Best Regards.