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[NL2-NL10] nl 25 two KQ hands

    • matkov
      Joined: 15.11.2007 Posts: 202
      1st Hand

      Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $0.25 BB (9 handed) Full Tilt Converter Tool from (Format: ITH Forums)

      MP1 ($5)
      MP2 ($25)
      MP3 ($42.30)
      CO ($10.15)
      Hero ($4.05)
      SB ($12.70)
      BB ($4.35)
      UTG ($26.35)
      UTG+1 ($19.75)

      Preflop: Hero is Button with K, Q.
      2 folds, MP1 checks, 1 fold, MP3 calls $0.25, 1 fold, Hero raises to $1.5, 1 fold, BB calls $1.25, MP1 folds, MP3 folds.

      Flop: ($3.60) 9, 9, 7 (2 players)
      BB bets $0.75, Hero raises to $2.55 (All-In), BB calls $1.80.

      Turn: ($0) 2 (2 players, 1 all-in)

      River: ($0) 6 (2 players, 1 all-in)

      Final Pot: $8.70

      Results in white below:
      BB has Js Th (one pair, nines).
      Hero has Kh Qs (one pair, nines).
      Outcome: Hero wins $8.70.

      Is it better to fold it ? Am I too aggresive here? But he made a 3BB raise into 14bb pot :) he probably wanted to represent A9 so he bet little, or he just did a pussy raise because of that ''who bets first in 9 9 7 pot usually wins'' theory (which is right most of the time)

      2nd HAND

      Full Tilt No-Limit Hold'em, $0.25 BB (8 handed) Full Tilt Converter Tool from (Format: ITH Forums)

      saw flop|saw showdown

      Hero ($4.75)
      UTG ($11.55)
      UTG+1 ($42.45)
      MP1 ($5)
      MP2 ($15.20)
      CO ($40.90)
      Button ($43.50)
      SB ($43.05)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with K, Q.
      2 folds, MP2 calls $0.25, 1 fold, Button calls $0.25, SB completes, Hero raises to $1.75, 1 fold, Button folds, SB calls $1.25.

      Flop: ($3.75) J, 8, T (3 players)
      SB bets $1.5, Hero raises to $3.25 (All-In), SB calls $1.75.

      Turn: ($0) J (3 players, 1 all-in)

      River: ($0) 4 (3 players, 1 all-in)

      Final Pot: $10.25

      Results in white below:
      Hero has Ks Qh (one pair, jacks).
      MP1 has (one pair, jacks).
      SB has 8d 7d (two pair, jacks and eights).
      Outcome: SB wins $10.25.

      In sss we play OESD aggressively right? just checking
  • 3 replies
    • CyaET
      Joined: 31.01.2008 Posts: 2,080
      first : fold

      2nd : nice push , you got a nice FE here + oesd + overcards
    • 098799
      Joined: 23.07.2007 Posts: 1,245
      You pushed prematurely in first hand. I know it's pretty ugly, but it's a fold.

      In the second one you played correctly, but I say it wasn't enough. You're out of position and have three limpers. Therefore you should've raised like 1.75, but practically 2 and more, since you have no position postflop and don't really want to see flop. This way you're bloody commited postflop. If mp2 or bu calls you'r pf raise, you have to push the flop no matter what.

      I would've pushed pf instantly in the second hand.

      As played, good push on the flop. OESD always provides few good outs.
    • xylere
      Joined: 27.05.2007 Posts: 2,939
      I would play both handa the same way
      in the first one fold is fine and standard
      however, i don't think there are a lot of 7 or 9 in his coldcalling range
      the guy is an awful shortstacker, so i think 2 overs and bd flush might be enough, given the pot odds.