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[NL2-NL10] Nl 25 -- AQ Full house vs. straight vs. Full house

    • NBASuns
      Joined: 28.04.2008 Posts: 20
      How did I do in this hand? I know I was extremely lucky and I KNOW I should have raised more pre flop..

      Poker Stars $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em - 9 players
      The Official Hand History Converter

      UTG+2: $29.80
      MP1: $39.60
      MP2: $6.60
      Hero (CO): $6.40
      BTN: $25.50
      SB: $24.30
      BB: $27.50
      UTG: $7.65
      UTG+1: $1.50

      Pre Flop: Hero is CO with A :heart: Q :diamond:
      1 fold, UTG+1 calls $0.25, 2 folds, MP2 calls $0.25, Hero raises to $0.75, 3 folds, UTG+1 calls $0.50, MP2 calls $0.50

      Flop: ($2.60) J :club: 3 :heart: A :diamond: (3 players)
      UTG+1 checks, MP2 bets $0.50, Hero raises to $1.25, UTG+1 calls $0.75 all in, MP2 raises to $3, Hero calls $1.75

      Turn: ($9.35) Q :club: (3 players - 1 is all in)
      MP2 bets $2.85 all in, Hero calls $2.65 all in

      River: ($14.65) Q :spade: (3 players - 3 are all in)

      Final Pot: $14.65
      MP2 shows 3d 3c (a full house, Threes full of Queens)
      Hero shows Ah Qd (a full house, Queens full of Aces)
      UTG+1 mucks Ts Kd
      Hero wins $9.30
      Hero wins $4.65
      (Rake: $0.70)
  • 3 replies
    • aciddrop
      Joined: 08.10.2006 Posts: 1,519
      Hi NBASuns.

      Yes, you should have raised more preflop, but the question is, how much? Looking at the players who have entered the pot before you, they are both short stacks. UTG is horrible, and MP2 has just about the same stack as you, so both have made bad mistakes by entering this pot as limpers. Standard raise would be 4x +1 per limper for $1.50, but to punish MP2, I would raise to $2, committing him if he calls.

      After that action, you would be committed to any flop, but particularly this one, as you have TPGK, and can easily go all in.

      The minimum you should raise on this flop after his minbet is $3.60, so just push. What they might be holding isn't really so relevant I think, since you have made your hand and are committed.

      Post hands without results so that your viewers aren't influenced by the outcome. How you should play a hand isn't related to the showdown result, so it's better not to see that.
    • xylere
      Joined: 27.05.2007 Posts: 2,939
      evaluated by: aciddrop

      btw, don't rush) we normally leave new threads for one day, to let other members discuss it :P
    • aciddrop
      Joined: 08.10.2006 Posts: 1,519
      Originally posted by xylere
      evaluated by: aciddrop
      Lol. I was just giving my thoughts. But duly noted.