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[NL20-NL50] Blind war: how to play small PP from SB?

    • 13BlackCats
      Joined: 16.08.2008 Posts: 356
      PokerStars - $0.25 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 5 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

      Hero (SB): $26.02
      BB: $23.91
      UTG: $46.70
      CO: $30.89
      BTN: $25.90

      Hero posts SB $0.10, BB posts BB $0.25

      Pre Flop: ($0.35) Hero has 6:diamond: 6:spade:

      fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $0.75, BB calls $0.50

      Flop: ($1.50, 2 players) 7:spade: 5:spade: Q:diamond:
      Hero bets $1.00, BB calls $1.00

      Turn: ($3.50, 2 players) J:diamond:
      Hero checks, BB bets $1.75, fold

      unknown villain
      I seem to loose money in this kind of spots
      is it standart to Cbet and give up if called?
      shall I just fold small PP in SB?
  • 1 reply
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      Hello 13BlackCats,

      Wouldn't say it's standard to just CB once and give up every turn card. There are still enough of 2nd barrel cards for us as even overcards as K/A cause he could be still floating loose vs you. Though the J might be not that good card whilst now he might also have improve his hand as for example J:sX hand + of course Qx holdings. Nor we can't be sure if the guy is willing to even fold 7x cause he seems to be rather bad player without even playing with full stack.

      Also we should very often barrel extra equity cards as well which improve our hand to FD/SD or whatsoever even stronger hand.

      Best Regards.