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[NL2-NL10] NL2 OESD and pair

    • psydreamer
      Joined: 24.01.2010 Posts: 88
      Poker Stars, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BB: $1.70 (85 bb)
      Hero (UTG+2): $2.68 (134 bb)
      MP1: $2 (100 bb)
      MP2: $2.45 (122.5 bb)
      MP3: $2.72 (136 bb)
      CO: $1.62 (81 bb)
      BTN: $0.77 (38.5 bb)
      SB: $1.98 (99 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is UTG+2 with 7 7
      Hero raises to $0.08, 3 folds, CO calls $0.08, 3 folds

      Flop: ($0.19) 8 T 9 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.12, CO calls $0.12

      Turn: ($0.43) A (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.34, CO calls $0.34

      River: ($1.11) 2 (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $0.66, Hero calls $0.66

      $2.43 pot ($0.08 rake)
      Final Board: 8 T 9 A 2
      Hero showed 7 7 and won $2.35 ($1.15 net)
      CO showed J K and lost (-$1.20 net)

      not sure about the river play should i bet or c/f
      he already call me twice so i guessed he had something
      i called becuase his bet size look small for me
  • 2 replies
    • PhoenixPhreak
      Joined: 15.04.2011 Posts: 335
      I think the continuation bet was dangerous on the flop. Yes, you are keeping aggression, but there are a ton of hands that already beat you or are likely ahead with draws. Any overcard on the Turn could hit the aggressor and either give them a pair or make a straight. I would have given up the hand after the flop. Though obviously if it goes c/c and you hit a 6 you would have other options...
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello psydreamer,

      Rather Check/Fold the flop than CB it. Even if you hit your outs you will rarely know how good you are with them and of course you wont have much fold equity on such a board. Nor of course I don't really like the call-down on the river, not that many hands you have beat.

      Best Regards.