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[NL2-NL10] NL5 K9s

    • Maloco87
      Joined: 30.01.2011 Posts: 514
      $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:

      BU = ($5.32)
      SB = ($6.03)
      BB = ($3.47)
      MP2 = ($5.00)
      MP3 = ($5.00)
      CO (Hero) = ($4.97)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with 9 :heart: , K :heart: .
      2 folds, Hero raises to $0.20, BU calls $0.20, SB folds, BB calls $0.15.

      Flop: ($0.62) K :club: , Q :spade: , 6 :heart: (3 players)
      BB bets $0.10, Hero raises to $0.35, BU calls $0.35, BB calls $0.25.

      Turn: ($1.67) J :diamond: (3 players)
      BB checks, Hero checks, BU bets $0.65, BB folds, Hero calls $0.65.

      River: ($2.97) J :club: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU bets $2.90, Hero calls $2.90.

      Final Pot: $8.77.

      Results follow:

      Hero shows two pairs, kings and jacks(9 :heart: K :heart:) .
      BU shows a straight, ace high(A :spade: T :heart:) .

      BU wins with a straight, ace high(A :spade: T :heart:) .

      Ok so in this hand its one of those ones were I know im beat but I cant fold because I need to see his hand
      What I want help with is how can I make myself fold because as soon as the J hits I know he has A10
      Calling in these spots are what is really cutting into my profits
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Maloco87,

      Fold the turn instead of Check/Calling and especially if you ain't able to lay down your hand on the river. :( Quite obvious that you are beat there and he will rarely end up with worse.

      Also if you plan to raise the flop for value then should do it bigger.

      Best Regards.