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[NL2-NL10] NL4 FR KJ vs loose limpers

    • Vtec9k
      Joined: 03.09.2012 Posts: 39
      Ok so not quite what the hand chart tell you to do but I figured this was worth it in the long run against players like this?

      Hand chart tells me to fold in late position v a call. I was getting 3:1 pot odds vs 2:1 hand odds so should be ok and reckoned i could lay down the hand pretty easily if needed.

      On the flop I think i had good enough odds to call? 4:1 pot odds and equilab shows I had 40% equity which is 2.5:1? Plus I'd made a weak pair with a decent kicker.

      Turn puts a straight on there but unlikely and makes a flush less likely so I just check behind to keep a small pot. River seemed harmless. But equilab shows my odds as getting worse throughout the hand from 29% to 24%. So I'm not really sure what to make of it...

      MP1 43 VP$IP/4 PFR/0 3bet
      CO 52 VP$IP/4 PFR/0 3bet

      Party, $0.02/$0.04 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BB: $5.64 (141 bb)
      MP3: $4 (100 bb)
      MP2: $1.70 (42.5 bb)
      Hero (BTN): $4.24 (106 bb)
      MP1: $2.20 (55 bb)
      CO: $2.53 (63.2 bb)
      UTG+2: $1.27 (31.8 bb)
      SB: $2.32 (58 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with K J
      UTG+2 folds, MP1 calls $0.04, 2 folds, CO calls $0.04, Hero calls $0.04, SB folds, BB checks

      Flop: ($0.18) T J A (4 players)
      BB checks, MP1 bets $0.08, CO calls $0.08, Hero calls $0.08, BB folds

      Turn: ($0.42) 8 (3 players)
      MP1 checks, CO checks, Hero checks

      River: ($0.42) 4 (3 players)
      MP1 bets $0.12, CO folds, Hero calls $0.12

      $0.66 pot ($0.03 rake)
      Final Board: T J A 8 4
      Hero showed K J and won $0.63 ($0.39 net)
      MP1 showed Q T and lost (-$0.24 net)
      CO mucked and lost (-$0.12 net)
  • 2 replies
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Vtec9k,

      Preflop: Rather isolate those hands instead playing them in multiway pot. Those hands put you more often into difficult decision.

      As played
      Postflop: To avoid exactly those spots that you start to call-down and rather lose in long run money fold it preflop or take initiative on you. There ain't even that many hands what you have beat but though for the given odds shouldn't be of course that huge mistake to call-down.

      Best Regards.
    • Vtec9k
      Joined: 03.09.2012 Posts: 39
      Cool thanks Veriz. So raise preflop would be better or just fold because you're right it did put me in a difficult decision the whole hand

      Would i then re-raise a small bet or fold according to opponent?