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[NL2-NL10] NL5 FR 74s steal river spot - folding vs a raise

    • Dawidas888
      Joined: 22.06.2009 Posts: 826
      Known Players:
      UTG2: $7.01 - 140 bb
      UTG3: $5.78 - 116 bb
      MP1: $2.73 - 55 bb
      MP2: $5.00 - 100 bb
      MP3: $5.27 - 105 bb
      CO: $12.70 - 254 bb
      BU: $5.00 - 100 bb
      SB: $12.81 - 256 bb
      BB: $3.10 - 62 bb

      0.02/0.05 No Limit Hold'em (9 Handed)
      Hand recorder for this hand: SideKick 1.1.508.2

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 7:club: , 4:club:
      Hero posts small blind ($0.02), BB posts big blind ($0.05), 7 folds, Hero raises for $0.13, BB calls

      Flop: ($0.30 - 6 bb) T:diamond: , 3:club: , 2:spade: (2 Players)
      Hero bets $0.15, BB calls

      Turn: ($0.60 - 12 bb) 4:diamond: (2 Players)
      Hero bets $0.30, BB calls

      River: ($1.20 - 24 bb) 9:spade: (2 Players)
      Hero bets $0.20, BB raises for $1.05, Hero folds, BB gets uncalled back ($0.85)


      BB was 35/11/0 over 46. FtCB - 20; FtStl - 20.

      Should not steal so wide vs a guy who doesn't fold.
      So fold preflop.

      Dry flop, opted to cbet bluff with a couple of backdoors.
      Again, this guy doesn't seem to fold to cbets so could have gave up.
      On the other hand, the sample is rather small.

      Value betting vs OC / 3x / 2x. He does not fold much to cbets so I assume there are a lot of floats in his range.

      Making a thin value bet. Sizing is small to allow 2x / 3x to call. Easy fold vs a raise as I am behind his value range.
      I have no evidence to suggest that he could be bluffing here with air.
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Dawidas,

      Preflop:given that BB is most likely fishy I don't like our open with 74s.

      Postflop: As played cbet slightly larger on the flop and just ck/fold turn. You don't have enough value in a bet considering all the better pairs in his range.