[NL2-NL10] nl2 hero Th8d

    • MeAmor22
      Joined: 07.05.2011 Posts: 4,247
      Pacific, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 7 Players
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      Hero (BB): $2 (100 bb)
      MP1: $3.48 (174 bb)
      MP2: $2.53 (126.5 bb)
      MP3: $0.97 (48.5 bb)
      CO: $3.01 (150.5 bb)
      BTN: $2.02 (101 bb)
      SB: $0.15 (7.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with T 8
      MP1 calls $0.02, MP2 folds, MP3 calls $0.02, CO calls $0.02, BTN folds, SB completes, Hero checks

      Flop: ($0.10) T 8 Q (5 players)
      SB bets $0.02, Hero raises to $0.12, MP1 calls $0.12, MP3 folds, CO calls $0.12, SB raises to $0.13 and is all-in, Hero calls $0.01, MP1 calls $0.01, CO calls $0.01

      Turn: ($0.62) 5 (4 players, 1 is all-in)
      Hero bets $0.48, MP1 folds, CO calls $0.48

      River: ($1.58) Q (3 players, 1 is all-in)
      Hero checks, CO checks

      $1.58 pot ($0.09 rake)
      Final Board: T 8 Q 5 Q
      Hero showed T 8 and won $0.75 ($0.12 net)
      CO showed T 8 and won $0.74 ($0.11 net)
      SB showed 2 2 and lost (-$0.15 net)

      1)Should i have push on flop for maxim value?
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,694

      This is opponent dependent. I think that going broke with bottom two pairs may not be a good idea when you lose to so many better hands like QQ/TT/88/J9/Q8/QT. It really depends on how terrible the opponents are (in overplaying a one pair hand).

      Note that stack to pot ratio is extremely high in limped pots, there is just so much money left behind. As such. the relative hand strength required to stack off here should be pretty high.

      But this is NL2, you should often expect to see bad players limping AA/KK here and going broke, or maybe AQ and KQ.

      I guess I'll just continue betting the Turn and betting a blank river, but you can avoid betting so large on the uglier cards (A/K, and maybe you can check straight cards or the Queen).