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[NL20-NL50] AJ trips on the turn in 3bet pot

    • AchillesBG
      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.

      CO: $51.60 (103.2 bb)
      Hero (BTN): $81.33 (162.7 bb)
      SB: $43.92 (87.8 bb)
      BB: $50 (100 bb)
      UTG: $50 (100 bb)
      MP: $50 (100 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BTN with J:club: A:club:
      3 folds, Hero raises to $1.25, SB raises to $2, BB folds, Hero calls $0.75

      Flop: ($4.50) 8:diamond: 6:heart: J:diamond: (2 players)
      SB bets $2, Hero calls $2

      Turn: ($8.50) J:spade: (2 players)
      SB bets $2, Hero raises to $9.50, SB calls $7.50

      River: ($27.50) 2:heart: (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $30.50, SB folds

      Results: $27.50 pot ($1.37 rake)
      Final Board: 8:diamond: 6:heart: J:diamond: J:spade: 2:heart:
      Hero mucked J:club: A:club: and won $26.13 ($12.63 net)
      SB mucked and lost (-$13.50 net)

      No info.

      On the turn i decided to raise bigger, to get more value and to set up the stacks for the river, but for some reason, i failed to do that... :facepalm:

      On the river? I thought that shoving for maximum value from overpairs and maybe some Jx is best?
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909
      Hey A,

      Preflop is fine. On the flop, some would consider raising but I think given your opponnet's min3bet preflop, you can't discount QQ+ from his range plus you can't get much value from other hands apart from Jx and draws that he min3bets pre. I personally prefer calling.

      On the turn you should definitely raise and also raise bigger. You can easily make it 11 and it's not an overbet really. The pot is 10.50 with the 2 bet from your opponet and you raise to 11. That allows you to easily shove river while giving him better odds. In this case I don't think he folds KK+ that often because they feel attached to their overpair after betting smal but I do think the bigger turn sizing can make 8x call a small % of the time.