[NL20-NL50] J9s 2 pairs on a bad board

    • AchillesBG
      AchillesBG
      Silver
      Joined: 06.02.2011 Posts: 4,586
      Prima, $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      UTG: $66.20 (132.4 bb)
      MP: $49.25 (98.5 bb)
      CO: $35.91 (71.8 bb)
      BTN: $114.42 (228.8 bb)
      SB: $51.53 (103.1 bb)
      Hero (BB): $50.23 (100.5 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 9:club: J:club:
      2 folds, CO calls $0.50, BTN calls $0.50, SB completes, Hero checks

      Flop: ($2) T:club: 9:diamond: J:diamond: (4 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $2, CO calls $2, 2 folds

      Turn: ($6) 3:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $6, CO calls $6

      River: ($18) 6:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $9, Hero folds

      Results: $18 pot ($0.90 rake)
      Final Board: T:club: 9:diamond: J:diamond: 3:spade: 6:diamond:
      CO mucked and won $17.10 ($8.60 net)
      Hero mucked 9:club: J:club: and lost (-$8.50 net)

      72/16, agg. freq. f/t/r 26/40/69(26), 105 hands

      Maybe ch/r turn is better?

      Perhaps i should ch/c the river for this price?
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      EmanuelC16
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909
      Hey A,

      I think you played it profitably for sure. I don't think check/calling a bad river is the way to go. You can consider check/shoving the turn given his stack size and that it's a spot where he'd never fold 2 pair but also probably raise a set or better on the flop very often.