This site uses cookies to improve your browsing experience. By continuing to browse the website, you accept such cookies. For more details and to change your settings, see our Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy. Close

[NL2-NL10] NL2 Is this a spot to slowplay?

    • Dawidas888
      Dawidas888
      Bronze
      Joined: 22.06.2009 Posts: 826
      Known Players:
      UTG3: $1.96 - 98 bb
      MP1: $2.58 - 129 bb
      MP2: $7.47 - 374 bb
      MP3: $6.63 - 332 bb
      CO: $0.59 - 30 bb
      BU: $2.24 - 112 bb
      SB: $2.21 - 111 bb
      BB: $5.08 - 254 bb

      0.01/0.02 No Limit Hold'em (8 Handed)
      Hand recorder for this hand: PokerStrategy.com SideKick 1.1.411.7

      Preflop: Hero is BU with 9:diamond: , 8:diamond:
      SB posts small blind ($0.01), BB posts big blind ($0.02), UTG3 calls, 2 folds, MP3 calls, CO folds, Hero raises for $0.12, 2 folds, UTG3 calls, MP3 calls

      Flop: ($0.39 - 19.50 bb) 8:spade: , 8:club: , 4:club: (3 Players)
      2 checks, Hero bets $0.24, UTG3 folds, MP3 calls

      Turn: ($0.87 - 43.50 bb) 9:club: (2 Players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $0.60, MP3 folds, Hero gets uncalled back ($0.60)

      -----

      QUESTION:
      1. Would it be better to check on the turn to induce a bluff?
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779
      Hi.

      Preflop: I think it's close between a raise and a call. With 67s I would definitely limp behind, with JTs I would definitely raise. If you don't expect to be able to isolate a single opponent (meaning you expect to have 2 or more opponents postflop), you should probably limp along as well cos that would be the main purpose of raising - For isolation.

      Turn: To answer your question, no. At microstakes we don't really have any good reason to slowplay at all. If he has an 8 or a flush, we want to maximize our value. I also doubt that he folds TT here on the Turn. If he has something worse than 8X, that's too bad. You are not gaining much value anyway.

      Thanks.