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[NL20-NL50] [SH] NL50 JTs

    • duder1n0
      Joined: 07.07.2009 Posts: 5,335
      Prima, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players

      Hero (BTN): $50 (100 bb)
      SB: $47.87 (95.7 bb)
      BB: $55.97 (111.9 bb)
      UTG: $39.91 (79.8 bb)
      MP: $50.41 (100.8 bb)
      CO: $56.35 (112.7 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with T J
      UTG calls $0.50, 2 folds, Hero raises to $2, 2 folds, UTG calls $1.50

      Flop: ($4.75) Q T 8 (2 players)
      UTG checks, Hero bets $3.25, UTG calls $3.25

      Turn: ($11.25) 4 (2 players)
      UTG checks, Hero checks

      River: ($11.25) A (2 players)
      UTG bets $6, Hero calls $6

      Anon table.

      UTG a fish obv.

      Would be better to just bet turn, and checkback river? As played, I think river is a call. Some busted draws there, plus I'm not sure he is betting Qx, definitely not Tx, so a few nutted combos, plus some spiked Ax are in his valuerange.
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      Flop is close, don't mind betting or checking. Maybe betting is slightly better since we have a lot of equity, though it would be nasty if we do get raised. He's passive so I don't expect that to happen too often.

      Agree with turn check back, no value to be had.

      On the river, we lose to straights and some Ace high gutshots like AJ AK. I don't really expect him to value bet a hand like KQ here too often. So he is polarized to AX+ or busted draws. I think this is an easy call, esp for the half pot bet size.