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[NL2-NL10] Fr-Nl4, QQ

    • Erevos
      Joined: 09.01.2011 Posts: 129
      MP1: $4.67 (116.8 bb)
      Hero (SB): $4.96 (124 bb)
      BB: $6.65 (166.3 bb)
      BTN: $3.94 (98.5 bb)
      MP3: $3.68 (92 bb)
      CO: $1.09 (27.3 bb)
      UTG+2: $4.41 (110.3 bb)
      MP2: $3.77 (94.3 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with Q Q
      UTG+2 folds, MP1 calls $0.04, 2 folds, CO calls $0.04, BTN calls $0.04, Hero raises to $0.24, BB folds, MP1 calls $0.20, 2 folds

      Flop: ($0.60) 9 J 3 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.42, MP1 calls $0.42

      Turn: ($1.44) T (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.68, MP1 calls $0.68

      River: ($2.80) 2 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.72, MP1 calls $0.72

      $4.24 pot ($0.21 rake)
      Final Board: 9 J 3 T 2
      MP1 mucked 8 8 and lost (-$2.06 net)
      Hero showed Q Q and won $4.03 ($1.97 net)

      Opponent was unknown. Do you think it would be better to check the turn? I was not sure what to do and i just bet, following an advice of coach Biearber :tongue:
      Although, i don't like the pot getting so big with these cards on board.
      On the river, i just made a stupid blocking bet. Even if he missed a draw, any raise would probably get me out... :f_confused:
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Erevos,

      Preflop: looks fine

      Postflop: Why would we check the turn? We can still bet for value/protection and the advice that BiearBer gave you is on par with what any other coach would say. But it's up to you to challenge the advice and understand WHY you need to do that versus just doing it.