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[NL2-NL10] nl5 SH AK

    • DrDunne
      Joined: 29.12.2010 Posts: 3,378
      Poker Stars, $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      SB: $3.63 (72.6 bb)
      BB: $5.72 (114.4 bb)
      Hero (UTG): $7.15 (143 bb)
      MP: $8.96 (179.2 bb)
      CO: $10.07 (201.4 bb)
      BTN: $8.67 (173.4 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is UTG with A K
      Hero raises to $0.20, MP calls $0.20, 4 folds

      Flop: ($0.47) 9 K Q (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.30, MP calls $0.30

      Turn: ($1.07) K (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.70, MP calls $0.70

      River: ($2.47) 8 (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP bets $1.77, Hero calls $1.77

      $6.01 pot ($0.25 rake)
      Final Board: 9 K Q K 8
      Hero showed A K and won $5.76 ($2.79 net)
      MP showed J J and lost (-$2.97 net)

      no reads on villain. i wasn't sure i would be getting value from any weaker hands on this board so i decided to check call to keep bluffs in his range and probably keep the pot small - was this okay here?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello DrDunne,

      The problem is that there ain't that many hands what can be bluffs there which draw. :P JT already made on the flop. So I'd just Bet for value from something like Qx rather than turn my hand into bluff-catcher.

      Best Regards.