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[NL2-NL10] NL10 - 89s

    • riks12
      Joined: 14.11.2011 Posts: 54
      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.10(BB) Replayer
      Hero ($25.53)
      BB ($2.13)
      UTG ($10.15) 22/19, 82 hands
      UTG+1 ($5)
      CO ($29.54)
      BTN ($5.05)

      Dealt to Hero 8:spade: 9:spade:

      UTG raises to $0.40, fold, fold, fold, Hero raises to $1, fold, UTG calls $0.60

      FLOP ($2.10) Q:club: 6:heart: 4:spade:

      Hero bets $1, UTG calls $1

      TURN ($4.10) Q:club: 6:heart: 4:spade: 7:club:

      Hero checks, UTG bets $1.22, Hero calls $1.22

      RIVER ($6.54) Q:club: 6:heart: 4:spade: 7:club: Q:spade:

      Hero checks, UTG bets $1.95, Hero raises to $5.60,
      UTG calls $3.65

      Hero shows 8:spade: 9:spade:
      (Pre 20%, Flop 9.6%, Turn 18.2%)

      UTG shows J:club: J:diamond:
      (Pre 80%, Flop 90.4%, Turn 81.8%)

      UTG wins $16.94

      I know it it was pretty foolish to 3-bet such a player OOP, was quite in tilt. Betting flop was okay I guess and I had decent pot odds calling a turn bet. But the question here is, that is it profitable to make bluff check-rise in such spot? I could represent Qx type of hand and his smallbets made it look like he definitely has something like 77-JJ or made a missed FD with AK/AJ of clubs. And also was my 3-bet sizing in river too small to make him fold pocket pairs?
  • 1 reply
    • kymupa
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364

      First of all, I don't like the 3bet here. I'd be more inclined to 3bet with some blockers, and also your sizing is very weak - make it $1.3 instead.

      I don't mind cbetting on the flop as long as you are planning to bet some turn cards that are good to bluff and improve our equity.

      So, considering that the 7 gives us OESD and we do have some fold equity I'd go ahead and bet myself here.

      As played, I'd just check/fold on the river. Don't really think we will generate too much FE in this spot, considering our line on the previous streets.