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[NL2-NL10] QQ on MP

    • HrabriLavek
      Joined: 23.09.2012 Posts: 450
      UTG is 13/9 AF 2.8 over 270
      SB is 67/2 AF 1.7 over 50 hands

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.04(BB) Replayer
      SB ($4.87)
      BB ($4)
      UTG ($4)
      UTG+1 ($4.21)
      Hero ($4)
      CO ($1.65)
      BTN ($4)

      Dealt to Hero Q:spade: Q:heart:

      UTG raises to $0.16, fold, Hero calls $0.16, fold, fold, SB calls $0.14, fold

      FLOP ($0.52) 4:heart: 2:diamond: 6:spade:

      SB bets $0.50, UTG calls $0.50, Hero calls $0.50

      TURN ($2.02) 4:heart: 2:diamond: 6:spade: A:club:

      SB checks, UTG checks, Hero checks

      RIVER ($2.02) 4:heart: 2:diamond: 6:spade: A:club: 5:diamond:

      SB bets $0.28, UTG folds, Hero calls $0.28
      SB shows 8:heart: 8:club: (Pre 19%, Flop 10.8%, Turn 4.5%)Hero shows Q:spade: Q:heart: (Pre 81%, Flop 89.2%, Turn 95.5%)Hero wins $2.46

      I call with my QQ here....UTG range is allot tighter here and I can get SB in the pot this way too...

      I call the flop...dont feel like raising would achieve much since both called and I can get to know more about their range on the turn card...SB donks 64% on 11 occasions

      On the A turn I check behind...either Im way ahead or way behind...betting would get calls from aces only, maybe some straight draws...I think I have good showdown value

      Not a nice card to see on the river...I call the SB bet because it didnt feel like he had straight here...raising would only turn my hand into a bluff imo
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hey Lavek,

      Preflop: looks fine

      Postflop: I think that we can actually raise that flop to isolate the fish (ideally) and maximize value from pairs. We don't need to raise much but 1.5 would work wonders.

      As played I doubt either would have many Ax hands so we can even bet/fold turn.