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[NL2-NL10] NL2 JTo

    • TheWinnerTakesItAll
      Joined: 28.01.2012 Posts: 1,187
      Opponents are unknown.

      On drawy flop I got top two pairs, so I bet for protection and value, I get minraised from shorstack vs him i wanted to play for stacks on the flop, but CO called too. On turn 8 comes and completes OESD, I check because I'm worried about CO and I don't want to be check raised , CO can have stronger hand than mine. I think I'am beat, but I called for implied odds, I got 4 outs and I need 11:1, but I get 5:1, so on the river I need to get his whole stack to be +EV, and where is a chance that I got the best hand right now.

      How should I play this hand?

      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      SB (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is SB with T, J.
      UTG1 folds, UTG2 calls $0.02, MP1 calls $0.02, 2 folds, CO calls $0.02, BU calls $0.02, Hero calls $0.01, BB checks.

      Flop: ($0.12) T, J, 4 (6 players)
      Hero bets $0.10, BB folds, UTG2 raises to $0.20, MP1 folds, CO calls $0.20, BU folds, Hero calls $0.10.

      Turn: ($0.72) 8 (3 players)
      Hero checks, UTG2 raises to $0.24(All-In), CO calls $0.24, Hero calls $0.24.

      River: ($1.44) 8 (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO checks.

      Final Pot: $1.44.

      Results follow:

      Hero shows two pairs, jacks and tens(Td Jh).
      CO shows two pairs, jacks and eights(As Jc).
      UTG2 shows two pairs, kings and eights(Ks Kd).

      UTG2 wins with two pairs, kings and eights(Ks Kd).
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343

      I think Co should ahve there more just flushdraw or pair+flushdraw than better hand than your top two pair. But if you want to see first safe turn card, then it is also fine. Instead of c/c I would prefer b/f turn myself 0.5$. UTG2 would get there all-in most of his range, but this way you´re also protecting your hand against draws. I think you can bet 0.7$ for value, since he may call you down with Jx or Tx

      best regards,