[NL2-NL10] NL 2 trips facing river bet

    • VorpalF2F
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      Joined: 02.09.2010 Posts: 8,831
      IPoker, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players

      MP2: $1.97 (98.5 bb)
      MP3: $4.55 (227.5 bb) 21/3/0/1.8 (35)
      CO: $1.97 (98.5 bb) (no hands)
      Hero (BTN): $2.26 (113 bb)
      SB: $2.44 (122 bb)
      BB: $0.75 (37.5 bb)
      UTG+2: $2.06 (103 bb)
      MP1: $2.64 (132 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with Q A
      3 folds, MP3 calls $0.02, CO raises to $0.08, Hero calls $0.08, 2 folds, MP3 raises to $0.14, CO calls $0.06, Hero calls $0.06

      Flop: ($0.45) Q 3 8 (3 players)
      MP3 checks, CO checks, Hero bets $0.33, MP3 calls $0.33, CO folds

      Turn: ($1.11) Q (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $0.55, MP3 calls $0.55

      River: ($2.21) 9 (2 players)
      MP3 bets $2.21, Hero ???

      I did not want to raise pre, since it seemed to me that it would just inflate the pot, and I figured I could get a reasonably cheap flop.

      Flop is 3/4 pot Was hoping for a fold tbh, but I figure i'm ahead after the c/c
      I'm > 2:1 favourite against TT+,AJs+,KQs,AJo+,KQo

      Flush draw completes on the river:
      Do I call?

  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello VorpalF2F,

      Preflop: You should already rather watch out here vs those limp/raises you can never even be sure how good your hand does in those spots. Like for example if you even hit your pair you may easily just overplay it. Vs the CO might even be safer just to 3bet and just play vs those loose guys or the CO if he is also loose. We don't want to turn it into 3-4way.

      As played
      Postflop: What's the reason for betting the turn so small? You kinda inviting and giving great odds to call and which actually means that we should be folding the river whilst FD/SD both completed, we don't beat much. Unless the guy overplays KK/AA this way, though I doubt that, it's rather turned into bluff then.

      Best Regards.