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[NL20-NL50] NL50sh - Making disciplined fold on early street?

    • Farmarchist
      Joined: 27.12.2010 Posts: 14,640
      Hello guys

      5.8 3b total
      3 af
      1/12 db
      18 wtsd

      btn is fishy.

      I guess the one who leads never bluffs and can perfectly have sets here? Maybe also KQ so I should call flop... He bets turn again pretty large so just fold turn?

      And what to do as played on blank river vs a bet?

      Poker Stars $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em - 6 players - View hand 2090654
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      BTN: $63.71
      SB: $50.00
      BB: $67.19
      UTG: $50.75
      MP: $46.60
      Hero (CO): $59.42

      Pre Flop: ($0.75) Hero is CO with A :heart: K :spade:
      2 folds, Hero raises to $1.37, BTN calls $1.37, 1 fold, BB calls $0.87

      Flop: ($4.36) 5 :heart: T :diamond: K :heart: (3 players)
      BB bets $3, Hero calls $3, BTN folds

      Turn: ($10.36) 4 :club: (2 players)
      BB bets $6.50, Hero calls $6.50

      River: ($23.36) 7 :heart: (2 players)
      BB bets $14, Hero folds
  • 4 replies
    • duder1n0
      Joined: 07.07.2009 Posts: 5,335
      Is it part of your strategy to openraise smaller from CO? :)

      Otherwise I'd play it the same. I dont think we could ever fold such a blank turn, especially when he is betting so small.
      On the river flush got there, and he bets again, and all we beat is a bluff or some weird overplay, so I'd fold.
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,795

      Flop and turn are standard. River could be a call when we have the nut flush blocker. We do beat some busted straight draws like QJ. But folding is fine too assuming his range here preflop contains many speculative hands like 89s.

    • Farmarchist
      Joined: 27.12.2010 Posts: 14,640
      So on a blank river we have to call? Isn't this a line that is never a bluff?
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,795
      We still beat some parts of his value range (maybe he overplays KQ), and also he has busted draws on a blank. I don't see how we can fold on a blank, especially when we are getting something like 25-30% pot odds.