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[NL2-NL10] QQ advice

    • Crixus26
      Joined: 31.03.2012 Posts: 33
      Pacific, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 7 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      MP2: $2 (100 bb)
      MP3: $2.08 (104 bb)
      CO: $2.19 (109.5 bb)
      BTN: $0.72 (36 bb)
      SB: $1.82 (91 bb)
      Hero (BB): $2.05 (102.5 bb)
      MP1: $2.87 (143.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with Q Q
      5 folds, SB raises to $0.04, Hero raises to $0.12, SB calls $0.08

      Flop: ($0.24) 8 5 J (2 players)
      SB bets $0.02, Hero raises to $0.12, SB calls $0.10

      Turn: ($0.48) Q (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.16, SB raises to $0.32, Hero raises to $1.81 and is all-in, SB calls $1.26 and is all-in

      River: ($3.64) 3 (2 players, 2 are all-in)

      $3.64 pot ($0.22 rake)
      Final Board: 8 5 J Q 3
      SB showed T 9 and won $3.42 ($1.60 net)
      Hero showed Q Q and won $0.00 (-$1.82 net)


      I just need advice if I played this hand good? I was expecting SB to have flush draw, but never thought he hit straight already
  • 2 replies
    • yougotfelted51
      Joined: 04.02.2010 Posts: 1,276
      raise flop bigger to ~.18-.22.
      then just bet turn for ~.50 and call off.
      sucks that he turned a straight and you made top set.
      just bad luck is all
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello Crixus26,

      Welcome to the English NL Hand Evaluation Forum! Hopefully we will see more hands from you in the future. I hope that with our help you can improve your play and as well move up the limits. We will be waiting for the next hands and till that good luck on tables!

      Preflop: Against a min-raise you want to 3bet it bigger to 4x.
      Postflop: Raise the flop bigger and also bet the turn bigger. Though I am not planning to get away whilst the guy could as well have worse sets.

      Best Regards.