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[NL2-NL10] JJ against loose passive opponent

    • helliaspapas
      Joined: 07.03.2009 Posts: 191
      Poker Stars, $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $4.84 (96.8 bb)
      SB: $5 (100 bb)
      Hero (BB): $5 (100 bb)
      UTG: $5 (100 bb)
      MP: $5.49 (109.8 bb)
      CO: $10.25 (205 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with Jh Jd
      UTG raises to $0.15, MP raises to $0.25, CO folds, BTN calls $0.25, SB folds, Hero raises to $0.75, UTG folds, MP calls $0.50, BTN calls $0.50

      Flop: ($2.42) 3c 3h Th (3 players)
      Hero bets $1.15, MP folds, BTN calls $1.15

      Turn: ($4.72) Ad (2 players)
      Hero checks, BTN bets $1.50, Hero raises to $3.10 and is all-in, BTN calls $1.44 and is all-in

      River: ($10.60) 3s (2 players, 2 are all-in)

      My turn all in sucks!!Should I bet more on the flop??
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,331
      Hey helliaspapas,

      I think your preflop squeeze is overly ambitious. As a general rule you do not want to 3bet JJ vs an early position open. When UTG opens and MP 3bets and BU cold-calls it is unlikely a re-raise will profitable especially OOP.

      As played you do not want to bet overly large on T33 board even with flush-draw. Your flop bet sizing looks ok to me.

      Turn should be a check-fold imo. Check jamming is the worst option - check-calling is superior to check-jamming here.