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[NL20-NL50] AJ, second pair, river donk

    • pokerferrer
      Joined: 05.03.2008 Posts: 6,347
      I deliberately post to you the fact he showed his hand. All I have known about him: it was his third hand and he was out of blind in his first hand, and he had not full stack.
      So what do you think is it important in such situations to pay respect to our relative position vs unknown fish? Because in such positions we will probably get easy money back.

      Or is it just a standart fold without reads?

      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.25(BB) Replayer
      SB ($34.21)
      BB ($20.32)
      Hero ($31.45)
      UTG+1 ($25.25)
      CO ($19.26)
      BTN ($25.25)

      Dealt to Hero A:club: J:heart:

      Hero raises to $0.75, fold, fold, fold, fold, BB calls $0.50

      FLOP ($1.60) 7:spade: T:spade: Q:diamond:

      BB checks, Hero bets $1, BB calls $1

      TURN ($3.60) 7:spade: T:spade: Q:diamond: J:diamond:

      BB checks, Hero bets $2.50, BB calls $2.50

      RIVER ($8.60) 7:spade: T:spade: Q:diamond: J:diamond: 8:heart:

      BB bets $5, Hero folds

      BB shows 3:diamond: K:spade:

      BB wins $8.21
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi PokerFerrer,

      Preflop: looks fine

      Postflop: Flop cbet is thin given how connected the board is however we do have one over and a gutshot.

      As played I like your turn barrel for thin value and protection and we normally look at checking back the river versus unknown, potentially fishy guy.

      As played I think we ought to fold the river with the weak bluff catcher as he may even block bet Qx.