[NL2-NL10] 99 BU vs 3bet + flop bluffraise

    • jazzy29
      Joined: 06.11.2012 Posts: 308
      Hero (Button) ($13.49)
      SB ($4.80)
      BB ($10)
      UTG ($7.86)
      MP ($5)
      CO ($12.23)

      Preflop: Hero is Button with 9, 9
      3 folds, Hero bets $0.25, 1 fold, BB raises to $0.90, Hero calls $0.65

      Flop: ($1.85) 2, 10, 7 (2 players)
      BB bets $1, Hero raises to $2.50, BB calls $1.50

      Turn: ($6.85) 7 (2 players)
      BB bets $3.20, Hero folds

      Total pot: $6.85 | Rake: $0.31

      Villain was unknown, I didn't feel like 4bet him because I don't like to go broke in this spot against unknown.. But 99 still seems to strong to fold there, thats why I called him.
      The flop don't looks like a hit for him. So I decided to turn my hand into a bluff, in general IP 2,5x should be a good sizing I think. The reason why I didn't call him is that I don't want his range to hit with a overcard or the flushdraw.
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,330
      Hey Jazzy29,

      Standard play vs an unknown 3better is to fold 99 at these stakes. Once you have reason to believe that villain is 3betting light (perhaps 8% or so) then you can think about calling with 99.

      My preferred option is to float the flop here. Hand is too strong for a bluff-raise imo. Also a flush-card falling works both ways. True, it might make villain a flush. But if he doesn't have a flush it might cause him to fold an overpair on a flush turn.

      I would float flop. Bet if checked to, or fold if villain double-barrels.

      As played, turn donk is very strong and folding is good.