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[NL20-NL50] QJo vs fish midstacker

    • GingerKid
      Joined: 05.08.2007 Posts: 5,588
      iPoker - $0.50 NL FAST (6 max) - Holdem - 4 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BB: 512.92 BB (VPIP: 24.76, PFR: 19.05, 3Bet Preflop: 8.28, Hands: 1,307)
      CO: 38 BB (VPIP: 43.85, PFR: 8.02, 3Bet Preflop: 2.17, Hands: 193)
      Hero (BTN): 110.98 BB
      SB: 100 BB (VPIP: 20.63, PFR: 17.99, 3Bet Preflop: 5.38, Hands: 596)

      SB posts SB 0.5 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.5 BB) Hero has Q:spade: J:diamond:

      CO calls 1 BB, Hero raises to 4 BB, fold, fold, CO calls 3 BB

      Flop: (9.5 BB, 2 players) 6:heart: J:heart: 3:club:
      CO checks, Hero bets 5 BB, CO raises to 34 BB and is all-in, Hero calls 29 BB

      Turn: (77.5 BB, 2 players) 7:diamond:

      River: (77.5 BB, 2 players) K:diamond:

      CO shows T:heart: J:club: (One Pair, Jacks) (Pre 27%, Flop 20%, Turn 7%)
      Hero shows Q:spade: J:diamond: (One Pair, Jacks) (Pre 73%, Flop 80%, Turn 93%)
      Hero wins 73.64 BB

      Is iso raise proper? When I iso raise, I use wider range if fish folds > 50% to cbets (this guy 56%) so I can play it profitable also when I miss the board, and stronger hands when fish is calling station.

      When he shoves, I put him on fd, also Jx, maybe overcards, so I guess I a doing fine versus his range given the dead money.
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909

      I think it's fine, he will have enough flushdraws and some worse Jx to make a call there plus not all his value hands shove, some call or raise smaller.

      Regarding preflop, your thinking is correct. If you can force people to put in dead money in the pot, that you take down later, just abuse that ability. I think maybe you can make a smaller sizing a bit preflop since he is also short.