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[NL20-NL50] NL50SH: KTs

    • kosmonaut111
      Joined: 26.01.2009 Posts: 715
      Party, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $17.75 (35.5 bb)
      CO: $50.75 (101.5 bb)
      UTG: $55.83 (111.7 bb)
      MP: $68.72 (137.4 bb)
      Hero (BB): $50 (100 bb)
      SB: $72.20 (144.4 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with T K
      3 folds, BTN raises to $1.50, SB folds, Hero calls $1

      Flop: ($3.25) 9 K 2 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $1.54, Hero calls $1.54

      Turn: ($6.33) A (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $4.51, Hero calls $4.51

      River: ($15.35) 9 (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $10.20 and is all-in, Hero folds

      Opponent is unknown: about 10-20 hands, so far plays 12/12

      What do you think of this hand ? I think flop and turn are probably ok , but didnt know about R.
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909
      River's a fold imo.

      You don't get shown Kx there, Ax is the vast majority of his range. Even if he did show you Kx sometimes, keep in mind you just split against it.

      Against short stacks that open wide I would consider a thin value check/raise to stack off there. KT might be too thin but KQ is definitely good enough, KJ is a bit more opponent dependent. With aggressive image you can definitely check/raise KTcc as well, expecting him to shove flushdraws, all Kx and hands like 9x-QQ as well because they usually expect you to either have air, a flushdraw or a set. Since set is so unlikely (KK 3bet pre, 99 3bet pre sometimes as well, only 44 left) they just ship it in your face. Ofc, they don't fold KJ either so you do get owned by that sometimes, however you make up from his spews.