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[NL20-NL50] NL25 SH - A2s hits trips on T

    • ILuvBeachVB
      Joined: 17.06.2010 Posts: 388
      No Limit Hold'em $0.10/$0.25
      6 players
      Formatted by - Mac OS X hand history analysis and tracking

      UTG - UTG ($25.00)
      MP - Hero ($17.62)
      CO - CO ($28.56)
      BTN - BTN ($105.12)
      SB - SB ($25.10)
      BB - BB ($32.51)

      Preflop: ($0.35, 6 players) Hero is MP with A:club: 2:club:
      1 fold, Hero raises to $0.75, CO calls $0.75, 2 folds, BB calls $0.50

      Flop: T:club: A:heart: 7:spade: ($2.35, 3 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $1.50, CO calls $1.50, 1 fold

      Turn: A:diamond: ($5.35, 2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $2.50, Hero raises to $6.50, CO calls $4.00

      River: 4:heart: ($18.35, 2 players)
      Hero bets $8.87 (all-in), CO calls $8.87

      Total Pot: $36.09

      Villain: 18/13/2.67/29/171 [VPIP/PFR/AF/WTS/# hands]
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      Flop: How strong is our Top pair here? How is it faring vs a calling range from both players, given the 3way dynamic? Should we even bet here? How many streets of value can we get at most?

      Turn: How does the turn change anything? We now have trips, and it's less likely that villain has trips himself. But how often is he going to have a worse hand which can call our check/raise? Do you think he somehow shows up with 89 or KQ or KT and bets the Turn AND calls a raise with those hands?

      In short, I think you overplayed the hand. You might want to spend more time thinking in terms of relative hand strength, and what you are trying to achieve with each action, as opposed to just betting blindly, and thinking purely in terms of absolute hand strength.