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[NL2-NL10] NL10: 99 very bad position bet

    • Avatars91
      Joined: 18.12.2009 Posts: 2,689
      Poker Stars $10.00 No Limit Hold'em - 5 players - View hand 1905425
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      BB: $5.88 - VPIP: 23, PFR: 10, 3B: 0, AF: 0,0, Hands: 30
      UTG: $11.60 - VPIP: 17, PFR: 15, 3B: 3, AF: 0,0, Hands: 110
      CO: $8.29 - VPIP: 38, PFR: 23, 3B: 0, AF: 0,7, cBetFlop: 50(2), Hands: 71
      Hero (BTN): $10.00 - VPIP: 21, PFR: 18, 3B: 5, AF: 4,7, Hands: 76463
      SB: $16.72 - VPIP: 19, PFR: 11, 3B: 2, AF: 2,7, Hands: 336

      Pre Flop: ($0.15) Hero is BTN with 9 :diamond: 9 :heart:
      1 fold, CO raises to $0.30, Hero calls $0.30, 1 fold, BB calls $0.20

      Flop: ($0.95) A :diamond: 8 :heart: 5 :club: (3 players)
      BB checks, CO checks, Hero bets $0.50, BB folds, CO calls $0.50

      Turn: ($1.95) 4 :diamond: (2 players)
      CO checks, Hero checks

      River: ($1.95) 5 :heart: (2 players)
      CO bets $0.50, Hero folds

      At the time of play I thought it makes sense to protect from overcards but then again, why not just check? I am not getting called by worse, whereas someone may very well have a weak Ax hand, especially the openraiser, who could even have a stronger PP that bluffcatches instead of cBetting.
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343

      problem with checking is that you giveaway free cards, and also with bet that you take pot down at least half the times that makes your bet profitable+ if you have there smt like AQ/AJ then you sometimes get called by worse hands and you balance out your BU betting range.
      River fold I guess is fine, although that small bet would rather induce me to raise 2.5$, since the way he played he can´t really have there strong hand and if player is capable folding then raise would most of the times show profit

      best regards,