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[NL2-NL10] KJ oop

    • legand73
      Joined: 01.06.2010 Posts: 4,136
      Poker Stars, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $4.54 (227 bb)
      SB: $0.90 (45 bb)
      Hero (BB): $3.34 (167 bb)
      MP: $1.27 (63.5 bb)
      CO: $2.45 (122.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with J K
      2 folds, BTN raises to $0.08, SB folds, Hero calls $0.06

      Flop: ($0.17) K Q 6 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $0.06, Hero raises to $0.16, BTN calls $0.10

      Turn: ($0.49) 5 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN checks

      River: ($0.49) A (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN checks

      $0.49 pot ($0.02 rake)
      Final Board: K Q 6 5 A
      BTN mucked T T and lost (-$0.24 net)
      Hero showed J K and won $0.47 ($0.23 net)

      I'm not happy with how i played this hand....I call pf as i see i'm ahead of his range and when i hit the top pair i intended to check/call 3 streets. With his small contibet on the flop i felt obligated to raise. How should i have played this hand. I'm totally lost
  • 2 replies
    • Rihard4a
      Joined: 08.09.2010 Posts: 2,064
      I think you should've fired another bet on the turn to protect your top pair against that flush draw, though checking is also fine to avoid traps.
    • DeMarcohsp
      Joined: 15.06.2010 Posts: 1,975
      Hi Rihard4a,

      Once we check raise flop I think we do it because we expect villain to be weak here because of his betting size.

      We should be consistent with our thought process and bet turn (like 30cents).

      On this particular river I'd check-fold.