[NL2-NL10] TPTK Calling Almost Pot Sized Bet River

    • maheepsangari
      maheepsangari
      Gold
      Joined: 08.06.2010 Posts: 2,163
      Poker Stars, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 4 Players
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      SB: $15 (150 bb) 79/43/1.6/0.0/38/14
      BB: $10 (100 bb)
      Hero (CO): $20.38 (203.8 bb) 20/20/1.7/8.3/40/44
      BTN: $10 (100 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with K A
      Hero raises to $0.30, BTN folds, SB calls $0.25, BB folds

      Flop: ($0.70) T 3 9 (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.40, SB calls $0.40

      Turn: ($1.50) A (2 players)
      SB bets $0.50, Hero calls $0.50

      I called turn for pot control. Don't expect him to have a lot of backdoor FDs. Besides he could have weaker aces which would pay the river too so the call would also induce another bet from weaker aces.

      River: ($2.50) 8 (2 players)
      SB bets $2, Hero calls $2

      JQ is a possibility but why would he donk bet turn with OESD on a FD board. If he had a FD on the turn then he's just plain bluffing right now. Could still have weaker aces but his bet seems a bit strong still. Anyway he's a fish, if he has two pair then its just a bad two pair he got lucky with, could still have weaker aces so I called.
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      veriz
      Black
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello maheepsangari,

      Turn: I'd rather raise the turn and protect our hand and do it for free showdown or whatsoever decide what to do on the river. Totally disagree on that he ain't donking this way with draws, I would assume his range is full of draws which donks like that for fold equity on such a turn card.

      As played
      River: Kinda of close spot as long he Bet sizing also turned into bigger one, some 2pair combos and even draws got there. Might even make me fold vs such a sizing while we haven't invested that much. Also if he wanted to bluff why not bet bigger on the turn? Also the same for Ax.

      Best Regards.