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[NL2-NL10] AQ 2 bluff barrels, river A

    • mlatasrb
      Joined: 01.04.2012 Posts: 2,722
      PartyGaming - $0.10 NL FAST (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BTN: 80.4 BB
      SB: 108.4 BB
      BB: 139 BB
      Hero (UTG): 161.1 BB
      MP: 156.5 BB
      CO: 275.1 BB

      SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has Q:club: A:heart:

      Hero raises to 3 BB, fold, fold, BTN calls 3 BB, fold, fold

      Flop: (7.5 BB, 2 players) T:spade: K:club: 5:heart:
      Hero bets 5.4 BB, BTN calls 5.4 BB

      Turn: (18.3 BB, 2 players) 5:spade:
      Hero bets 13 BB, BTN calls 13 BB

      River: (44.3 BB, 2 players) A:diamond:
      Hero checks, BTN checks

      Hero shows Q:club: A:heart: (Two Pair, Aces and Fives) (Pre 63%, Flop 23%, Turn 14%)
      BTN mucks J:diamond: K:spade: (Two Pair, Kings and Fives) (Pre 37%, Flop 77%, Turn 86%)
      Hero wins 42.1 BB

      Dont know what to do when bluff and then hit top pair.
      He could easily have Tx or KQ, KJ, but also he could hit two pair or straight. Should I bet / fold river?
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi mla,

      Preflop: looks fine.

      Postflop: Why are you barreling the turn? Do we have any FD there vs a fishy player? I doubt we do at all and our equity isn't the greatest.

      Considering villains range on the river is Kx, Tx, QJ, maybe AJ/AQ I would actually bet 1/2 or so and fold to a raise. There's definitely value in betting vs Kx.