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[NL2-NL10] nl5 AJo

    • tofu22
      Joined: 18.10.2008 Posts: 659
      Poker Stars, $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 8 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      UTG+2: $4.92 (98.4 bb) vpip 25/ pfr 22/ af 6 / pf 3bet 11 / 220 hands
      MP1: $7.53 (150.6 bb)
      MP2: $4.06 (81.2 bb)
      Hero (MP3): $5 (100 bb)
      CO: $11.03 (220.6 bb)
      BTN: $0.98 (19.6 bb)
      SB: $6.41 (128.2 bb)
      BB: $2.43 (48.6 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with J A
      UTG+2 raises to $0.15, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.15, 4 folds

      Flop: ($0.37) J 8 7 (2 players)
      UTG+2 bets $0.23, Hero calls $0.23

      Turn: ($0.83) 3 (2 players)
      UTG+2 bets $0.56, Hero calls $0.56

      River: ($1.95) 9 (2 players)
      UTG+2 bets $1.40, Hero calls $1.40

      $4.75 pot ($0.20 rake)
      Final Board: J 8 7 3 9
      UTG+2 showed K K and won $4.55 ($2.21 net)
      Hero mucked J A and lost (-$2.34 net)
  • 2 replies
    • Resilence
      Joined: 10.03.2012 Posts: 934
      I think I would prefer to fold it preflop, or 3bet/fold.
      Its hard to know where you are at, when playing the J, plus there are some straigth possibílities, and think we should atleast fold river, doubt we are ahead oftent enough here.
    • Tomaloc
      Joined: 17.01.2011 Posts: 7,020
      preflop is indeed pretty marginal basing only on hand strength. is he opening a lot of dominated hands from early position? do we have a huge edge on him postflop?

      as it happened, of course we are not folding flop or turn with our TPTK.
      however when he fires the river that strong we only hold a pure bluffcatcher, he is not betting AJ- this way.

      missed flushdraws are pretty much the only hands that we beat, anything else won't barrel that way/is something that beats us.
      that said, while the river makes it so that any Tx completes a straight and some of his utg flushdraws will also be something like K T/Q T i'd more inclined to just fold it. we are getting a bad price and there are just too many hands that beat us.