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[NL20-NL50] KJs turn straight flash draw

    • Gonchan
      Joined: 14.06.2011 Posts: 2,877
      Prima, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      UTG: $50.17 (100.3 bb)
      Hero (MP): $55.73 (111.5 bb)
      CO: $96.66 (193.3 bb)
      BTN: $39.84 (79.7 bb)
      SB: $50.25 (100.5 bb)
      BB: $67.62 (135.2 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is MP with J K
      UTG folds, Hero raises to $1.50, CO calls $1.50, 3 folds

      Flop: ($3.75) 8 T J (2 players)
      Hero bets $2.75, CO calls $2.75

      Turn: ($9.25) Q (2 players)
      Hero bets $6.50, CO calls $6.50

      River: ($22.25) 2 (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO checks

      $22.25 pot ($1.11 rake)
      Final Board: 8 T J Q 2
      Hero showed J K and lost (-$10.75 net)
      CO showed A Q and won $21.14 ($10.39 net)

      31/18/1.0k ftcb55 raisecb 6

      Against this opponent, should I c/c turn instead of b/f(b/c?)
      OOP but I had decent equity.

      If raised, I was tough spot but had strong hand.
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779

      Don't bet the Turn. you cannot bet for value here, as hands which are calling you on the Turn will be a favourite vs you (2pairs or QX or straights). And we also don't want to get raised off our hand.

      While we may have a lot of equity, I am still treating our hand as a made hand and not as a semi-bluff. If you want to bet the Turn you have to fire a ton of rivers and turn your hand into a bluff.