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[NL2-NL10] 85s Two-pair in SB

    • keoghh
      Joined: 01.07.2011 Posts: 857
      Villian is 96/33/1 over 50 hands, is this standard? can i ever fold here?

      PokerStars - $0.10 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      Hero (SB): $10.00
      BB: $5.00
      UTG: $10.30
      MP: $18.09
      CO: $16.47
      BTN: $7.37

      Hero posts SB $0.05, BB posts BB $0.10

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.15) Hero has 5:spade: 8:spade:

      fold, fold, CO calls $0.10, fold, Hero calls $0.05, BB checks

      Flop: ($0.30, 3 players) 5:heart: A:diamond: 8:diamond:
      Hero bets $0.26, BB calls $0.26, CO calls $0.26

      Turn: ($1.08, 3 players) 3:club:
      Hero bets $0.95, fold, CO raises to $1.90, Hero raises to $9.64 and is all-in, CO calls $7.74

      River: ($20.36, 2 players) K:club:

      Hero shows 5:spade: 8:spade: (Two Pair, Eights and Fives) (Pre 45%, Flop 73%, Turn 9%)
      CO shows A:club: 3:spade: (Two Pair, Aces and Threes) (Pre 55%, Flop 27%, Turn 91%)
      CO wins $19.44
  • 1 reply
    • Gerv
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      Hey Keoghh,

      You just posted a hand in the Midstack forum which means we are playing with a 4$ or 40 big blinds stack. Since you play 100bb, $10 stack , it is better for you to post in the Big Stack section which you can find here:

      As for the hand; I severely dislike your preflop play. 85 is not the best hand to complete with as it contains too many gaps and requires almost near perfect postflop play to make a profit

      As you can see you get raised on the Turn in which you are in a precarious spot because not a lot of worse hands are raising you. You only beat 53s & 83s but CO is not limping a lot with those hands. More with A5/A8/33/A3s

      So I think against a 96/33, bet/calling is better. Mostly I am looking to call the River as well against this crazy guy

      Best regards,