[NL2-NL10] 88 – C-bet The Turn or Check Behind When Ace Appears

    • Raknyo
      Raknyo
      Bronze
      Joined: 15.12.2011 Posts: 422
      PokerStars - $0.02 NL (6 max) ZOOM - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BTN: $2.86
      SB: $2.56
      BB: $4.43
      UTG: $1.39
      MP: $2.10
      Hero (CO): $8.39

      SB posts SB $0.01, BB posts BB $0.02

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.03) Hero has 8:heart: 8:spade:

      fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.08, fold, SB calls $0.07, fold

      Flop: ($0.18, 2 players) 2:spade: 7:diamond: 4:spade:
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.12, SB calls $0.12

      Turn: ($0.42, 2 players) A:diamond:
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.26, SB calls $0.26

      River: ($0.94, 2 players) 4:diamond:
      SB checks, Hero checks

      PF: Standard, building pot encase I hit an 8 and also capitalising on fold equity, both before and after the flop.
      F: Easy bet, got to protect hand and gain value from any 7x hands.

      T: Really don't like that ace, think it hits his range very well (Axs, A3, A5) but I don't want to check behind and let his other hands get a free card (KsTs etc.).

      However, if I check-behind for a bluff induce then call most rivers but to do this I'm having to give a free card, don't really like it. Actually, I can't even know for sure that an unknown would bluff here, so this is a mistake?

      R: Think placing a value bet here would be a mistake.
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