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[NL2-NL10] Could I have done something else?

    • lupara
      Joined: 13.09.2010 Posts: 56
      Pacific, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      MP: $0.94 (47 bb)
      CO: $2.37 (118.5 bb)
      BTN: $0.61 (30.5 bb)
      SB: $0.38 (19 bb)
      Hero (BB): $2.92 (146 bb)
      UTG: $2.63 (131.5 bb) (59/8/0.7/0, 64 hands)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with Q Q
      UTG calls $0.02, 2 folds, BTN calls $0.02, SB folds, Hero raises to $0.10, UTG calls $0.08, BTN folds

      Flop: ($0.23) K 6 9 (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.17, UTG calls $0.17

      Turn: ($0.57) 7 (2 players)
      Hero checks, UTG checks

      River: ($0.57) 8 (2 players)
      Hero checks, UTG bets $2.36 and is all-in, Hero folds

      $0.57 pot ($0.03 rake)
      Final Board: K 6 9 7 8
      Hero mucked Q Q and lost (-$0.27 net)
      UTG mucked and won $0.54 ($0.27 net)
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,332
      Hey lupara,

      Usually with QQ on Kxx this will be a pretty decent spot to check rather than bet. Your plan would be to check/call at least the flop. It allows villain to continue with a slightly wider range, which is good for you with an underpair.

      If flop goes check check you can then thinking about betting for thin value on turn and river.

      Having said that, vs a fish there is nothing overly wrong with your line and you should definitely be folding river.