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[NL2-NL10] QTo BB

    • malcolmlinco
      Joined: 25.08.2010 Posts: 239
      PartyGaming - $0.04 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 5 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      CO: $3.63
      BTN: $4.75
      SB: $2.08
      Hero (BB): $4.03
      UTG: $2.23

      SB posts SB $0.02, Hero posts BB $0.04

      Pre Flop: (pot: $0.06) Hero has T:spade: Q:diamond:

      fold, CO raises to $0.12, fold, SB calls $0.10, Hero calls $0.08

      Flop: ($0.36, 3 players) T:diamond: 8:club: A:diamond:
      SB checks, Hero checks, CO checks

      Turn: ($0.36, 3 players) 4:heart:
      SB bets $0.17, Hero calls $0.17, CO calls $0.17

      River: ($0.87, 3 players) Q:club:
      SB bets $0.62, Hero raises to $2.01, CO raises to $3.34 and is all-in, SB calls $1.17 and is all-in, Hero calls $1.33

      Did i overplay my hand on river? I raised fish to get value from his 1-pair hands but forgot CO and when he reraised i understood i might not be good but i was so commited already.
  • 2 replies
    • Th334
      Joined: 26.11.2012 Posts: 971
      Hi, Malcolm,

      Weird hand.

      Why do we cold-call preflop OOP in the first place? QT is an ugly hand to call with, especially OOP. I would just fold it.

      Why do you think that you are behind CO on the river? He would c-bet anything of value on the flop, and the chances of him having pocket queens are rather miserable. People can open all the trash from CO, Like J8o f.e.

      You raise is totally fine to me, and yup, we cannot fold anymore, even if you wished to :)


    • kymupa
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364

      I prefer folding preflop. Our hand does not play good since it is offsuit and we are in a "sandwich".

      On the flop checking is fine.

      Calling turn is kind of close but considering he might bet weaker made hands or draws calling might be a good option.
      What are you doing if another ace hits the river and he bets?

      On the river I really don't like raising.
      I don't expect a worse hand to call, also we have a player behind.
      When he shoves I think we have to fold since I really don't expect him to shove with a worse hand.