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[NL20-NL50] A3s 3b pot turn trips K high board

    • 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.

      MP: $118.89 (237.8 bb)
      CO: $80.17 (160.3 bb)
      Hero (BTN): $52.25 (104.5 bb)
      SB: $52.50 (105 bb)
      BB: $50.75 (101.5 bb)
      UTG: $49.82 (99.6 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with A 3
      UTG calls $0.50, MP folds, CO raises to $2, Hero raises to $5, 2 folds, UTG calls $4.50, CO calls $3

      Flop: ($15.75) 6 3 K (3 players)
      UTG checks, CO checks, Hero checks

      Turn: ($15.75) 3 (3 players)
      UTG checks, CO checks, Hero bets $9.75, UTG calls $9.75, CO folds

      River: ($35.25) 9 (2 players)
      UTG checks, Hero bets $37.50 and is all-in, UTG folds

      $35.25 pot ($1.76 rake)
      Final Board: 6 3 K 3 9
      Hero mucked A 3 and won $33.49 ($18.74 net)
      UTG mucked and lost (-$14.75 net)


      On flop, K high dry board but against 2 villain so I checked.
      On turn, I hit trips so bet
      On river, should I half bet instead shove? AK would call but KQ would call only half bet..
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,332
      Hey Gonchan,

      Preflop bluff is obviously dependent on CO and whether he's folding a lot to 3bets.

      Presumably CO is responding tightly to 3bets if you've selected a good target so there is no need to fire flop multi-way vs a guy with a strong range and a possible UTG calling station.

      I think smaller bet on the river is good. On the turn CO likely donks something like Kx. His range is usually either air or stuff like PP's that want to pot control.
      He might pay off a smaller bet on the river but not a shove.