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[NL20-NL50] JJ Q hi board river bet

    • Gonchan
      Joined: 14.06.2011 Posts: 2,877
      IPoker, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      Hero (BB): $52 (104 bb)
      MP: $53.38 (106.8 bb)
      CO: $52.30 (104.6 bb)
      BTN: $73.51 (147 bb)
      SB: $62.70 (125.4 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with J J
      MP folds, CO raises to $1.50, 2 folds, Hero calls $1

      Flop: ($3.25) 4 Q 5 (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $2, Hero calls $2

      Turn: ($7.25) 7 (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO checks

      River: ($7.25) 4 (2 players)
      Hero bets $4, CO calls $4

      $15.25 pot ($0.76 rake)
      Final Board: 4 Q 5 7 4
      Hero mucked J J and lost (-$7.50 net)
      CO showed A Q and won $14.49 ($6.99 net)

      23/16/345 af 2.0 cbflop 70 WTSD 33

      My bet river was fine? I thought he had some PP which call me.
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,795

      Preflop: In late positions you definitely need to 3bet JJ preflop and you should be restealing a lot too. He doesn't seem to have overly nitty tendencies.

      River: Do you think a pocketpair is ever calling you here when everything hits? He never folds a Queen, 68s and flushes improve by the River. You may have some A4s type of hand too, and you probably won't be too likely to bluff 78s and 67s.

      In his eyes, you have virtually no air. Thus this is a very easy fold without a queen from his perspective.

      Definitely checking here and hoping he gives up. If he bets, then it's a guessing game I suppose, but you can consider calling QX and JJ since these hands are pretty much at the top of your river checking range.