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[NL2-NL10] NL10 Should I push?

    • Cersei
      Joined: 12.04.2008 Posts: 29
      Ok, first off, I know I'm not supposed to be raising a bet on the flop with pocket 9s but the villain was multi-tabling, same as me, and I'd been on his left at another table for about 40 minutes and had seen him play pretty loose and make Cbets where I pretty much knew he had nothing. He eventually went broke at the other table.

      So I was fairly sure this was just another standard Cbet with nothing from him. My question is, seeing as I was raising, did I raise enough or should I have just pushed all-in?

      Party Poker, $0.05/$0.10 NL Hold'em Cash Game, 10 Players
      Hand History Converter by Stoxpoker

      MP3: $10.18 (101.8 bb)
      CO: $5.53 (55.3 bb)
      BTN: $18.62 (186.2 bb)
      SB: $1.55 (15.5 bb)
      BB: $6 (60 bb)
      UTG: $2.85 (28.5 bb)
      UTG+1: $10 (100 bb)
      UTG+2: $10 (100 bb)
      Hero (MP1): $3.05 (30.5 bb)
      MP2: $5.55 (55.5 bb)

      Pre-Flop: Hero is MP1 with 9
      3 folds, Hero raises to $0.40, 5 folds, BB calls $0.30

      Flop: ($0.85) 2 (2 players)
      BB bets $0.60, Hero raises to $1.20, BB folds

      Also, I was waiting for the blinds to come back round to me before leaving the table ;-)
  • 3 replies
    • DeKuip
      Joined: 07.03.2008 Posts: 10,995
      Normal raise size is 3x Villain's raise.
      In this case that would be 3x $0.60 = $1.80, so you can better go all-in because that's a big part of your stack.

      So if you have a good read on him here, you can push if you want.
      As you said yourself it's not standard SSS, so I cannot advise it, but apparently your read was good ;)

      What surprises me is that he donks the flop, then folds after a minraise..
    • Cersei
      Joined: 12.04.2008 Posts: 29
      Thanks for the reply.
    • 098799
      Joined: 23.07.2007 Posts: 1,245
      Don't know if you did well. You only have mediocre flush draw, he can easily have a better one (since he donkbeted). But assuming your reads, it may have been a good decision.