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[NL2-NL10] Strong draw against aggressive player

    • mrbeast87
      mrbeast87
      Bronze
      Joined: 22.02.2011 Posts: 194
      PokerStars No-Limit Hold'em, $0.05 BB (7 handed)

      saw flop

      CO ($7.03)
      Hero (Button) ($5)
      SB ($2.20)
      BB ($3)
      UTG ($5.09)
      MP1 ($2.72)
      MP2 ($12.50)

      Preflop: Hero is Button with A:heart: , 2:heart:
      3 folds, CO calls $0.05, Hero calls $0.05, SB calls $0.03, BB checks

      Flop: ($0.20) 10:spade: , 6:heart: , 8:heart: (4 players)
      SB checks, BB bets $0.20, 1 fold, Hero calls $0.20, 1 fold

      Turn: ($0.60) 9:club: (2 players)
      BB bets $0.25, Hero calls $0.25

      River: ($1.10) 3:spade: (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero checks

      Total pot: $1.10 | Rake: $0.05
  • 2 replies
    • Dracsharp
      Dracsharp
      Bronze
      Joined: 22.01.2010 Posts: 2,478
      Preflop calling is good fishes in the blinds will join too and if we isolate we will have a weak ace usually in a multiway pot, but it depends, against unknowns i like this play.

      Postflop is standard as well, i wouldn't bluff the river versus unknown representing the straight we beat his draws anyway. From flop and turn action i would expect least tp so he is probably on c/c at the river up to a reasonable amount.
    • BogdanPS
      BogdanPS
      Basic
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi mrbeast,

      Preflop: I don't like the limp behind here. We have position and a playable hand so we should raise to isolate.

      Postflop: Since it's a limped pot I'd like to be doing the betting so I'd bet the flop.