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[NL20-NL50] NL25 -trips on the button

    • Crox1710
      Crox1710
      Bronze
      Joined: 11.10.2012 Posts: 22
      Poker Stars $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em - 6 players - View hand 2024618
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      SB: $5.55
      BB: $30.44
      UTG: $12.55
      MP: $28.84
      CO: $34.12
      Hero (BTN): $20.40

      Pre Flop: ($0.35) Hero is BTN with J :club: T :heart:
      3 folds, Hero raises to $0.75, 1 fold, BB calls $0.50

      Flop: ($1.60) J :diamond: K :diamond: 5 :club: (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $1.25, BB calls $1.25

      Turn: ($4.10) J :spade: (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $3, BB raises to $7.75, Hero calls $4.75

      River: ($19.60) 3 :spade: (2 players)
      BB bets $10.65, Hero ??
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779
      Hi.

      Flop: I would check back this hand. In fact I prefer to check back most 2nd pair hands on this flop texture especially vs guys who like to bluff raise the flop a lot with a wide range of hands.

      Betting could be fine with AJ (2nd pair top kicker) since we could just bet/call a flop checkraise vs an aggro guy who doesn't raise KX hands for thin value. AJ also gets more value from worse (QJ JT J9).

      Turn: Definitely betting. I would bet/fold AA here, and I think we are beat really often here but we block a Jack from his range and we could have the best hand some small %T of the time.

      River: This is a really tough spot with JT. We only need to win 25% of the time. Any reads here would help.

      We lose to:
      AJ (4 combos)
      QJ (4 combos)
      KJ (3 combos)
      55 (3 combos)

      We beat:
      J9? (1-4 combos)
      J8? (1-2 combos)

      If he only has the range that I have stated above, then this would be a clear fold. But if some of my assumptions are off, like if he can have more worse JX hands then maybe you can find a call.