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[NL2-NL10] 98s 030113

    • nipbourne
      Joined: 21.07.2009 Posts: 3,597
      $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Holdem
      8 Players
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      UTG ($10.85) 109bb
      UTG+1 ($14.95) 150bb
      MP1 ($11.56) 116bb
      MP2 ($10) 100bb
      Hero (CO) ($11.34) 113bb
      BTN ($5.74) 57bb
      SB ($15.70) 157bb
      BB ($7.16) 72bb

      Pre-Flop: ($0.15, 8 players) Hero is CO 8:spade: 9:spade:
      4 folds, Hero raises to $0.35, 1 fold, SB calls $0.30, 1 fold

      Flop: 2:heart: 7:diamond: 4:club: ($0.80, 2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.44, SB calls $0.44

      Turn: K:heart: ($1.68, 2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.93, SB calls $0.93

      River: 7:heart: ($3.54, 2 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks
  • 1 reply
    • kymupa
      Joined: 22.10.2009 Posts: 22,364

      Preflop raising is fine.

      Usually this board is good to cbet, but that doesn't mean that we should cbet it with 100% frequency. What I mean is that we can just check back with our weakest hands, since if we get called we have very littly equity.
      In this spot, 98 is one of those hands, so without backdoor FD I prefer checking back.

      As played, turn is a good card to continue barreling so betting again is fine.

      River improves a lot of his range, so checking back looks reasonable.