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[NL2-NL10] [NL4] JJ, set on the flop

    • kaulaz
      Joined: 22.03.2010 Posts: 48
      PartyGaming - $0.04 NL - Holdem - 7 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      CO: $1.36
      BTN: $7.10
      SB: $4.00
      BB: $3.91
      Hero (UTG): $4.00
      UTG+1: $4.06
      MP: $6.07

      SB posts SB $0.02, BB posts BB $0.04

      Pre Flop: ($0.06) Hero has J:diamond: J:club:

      Hero raises to $0.12, fold, fold, fold, BTN calls $0.12, fold, fold

      Flop: ($0.30, 2 players) J:spade: 3:diamond: 8:heart:
      Hero checks, BTN bets $0.19, Hero calls $0.19

      Turn: ($0.68, 2 players) 9:club:
      Hero checks, BTN bets $0.52, Hero calls $0.52

      River: ($1.72, 2 players) 9:heart:
      Hero bets $1.09, BTN raises to $3.27, Hero calls $2.08 and is all-in

      BTN shows 9:diamond: 9:spade: (Four of a Kind, Nines) (Pre 18%, Flop 3%, Turn 2%)
      Hero mucks J:diamond: J:club: (Full House, Jacks full of Nines) (Pre 82%, Flop 97%, Turn 98%)
      BTN wins $7.66

      Villain (876 hand sample):
      VP: 10.73; PR: 8.79; Afq: 49.37

      this happened few hands after [NL4] TT, set on the flop with the same guy. Wanted to trap him, but... well you see :) So in general - my play, any suggestions, critique? Bad luck or lousy play?
  • 2 replies
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello kaulaz,

      Preflop: From UTG I'd raise 4bb as long we have a strong range from it.
      Postflop: Bet the flop yourself then Check/Call it like that. We still need to protect our hand! But otherwise doesn't make sense to donk the river like that, rather Check/Raise it cause if he has a hand he is going to Bet.

      Best Regards.
    • kaulaz
      Joined: 22.03.2010 Posts: 48
      I try to keep my raises exactly the same (3BB) in cash games so it would be hard to find patterns/reads in my play for the opponents.

      After the flop decided to slow play, in order to get some money and it seemed to be working out well, when he was betting on the flop and turn. The river bet - maybe should have check raised, just was sure i will go all in if he reraises so did not want him checking