[NL20-NL50] pot control?

    • daisuke3823
      daisuke3823
      Bronze
      Joined: 05.02.2008 Posts: 8,321
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      ハンドをプレーする

      $0.25/$0.5 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      BU:
      $47.50
      SB:
      $47.52
      BB:
      $50.75
      MP2 (Hero):
      $26.04
      MP3:
      $66.00
      CO:
      $50.00


      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with K, J.
      Hero raises to $1.50, 4 folds, BB calls $1.00.

      Flop: ($3.25) J, 8, 9 (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $2.00, BB calls $2.00.

      Turn: ($7.25) 2 (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $3.75, BB calls $3.75.

      River: ($14.75) Q (2 players)
      BB bets $8.50, Hero folds, BB gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $14.75.

      he is unknown.
      I should have checked for pot control ?
      or bet the flop and check the turn?
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,694
      Hi,

      you should definitely check either flop or turn for pot control. Your hand on such boards is weak and your goal should be to get to showdown and hope that you dodge the scary cards like a diamond or a Q/T/7