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[NL20-NL50] NL25 2 pair bad play or bad luck?

    • Sasa1234
      Joined: 22.05.2008 Posts: 298
      0/0,25 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.60 by

      Preflop: Hero is CO with K:club: , J:club:
      UTG+1 calls $0,25, UTG+2 folds, MP1 calls $0,25, 2 folds, Hero calls $0,25, BU raises to $0,50, BB folds, UTG+1 calls $0,25, MP1 calls $0,25, Hero calls $0,25.

      Flop: ($2,25) 5:spade: , 2:club: , 7:club: (4 players)
      UTG+1 checks, MP1 bets $1,50, Hero calls $1,50, 2 folds.

      Turn: ($5,25) J:heart: (2 players)
      MP1 bets $5,25, Hero calls $5,25.

      River: ($15,75) K:diamond: (2 players)
      MP1 checks, Hero bets $2,00, MP1 raises to $4,00, Hero raises to $9,50, MP1 calls $3,25, Hero gets uncalled bet back..

      Final Pot: $30,25

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows two pairs, kings and jacks (Kc Jc)
      MP1 shows three of a kind, fives (5d 5h)

      MP1 wins with three of a kind, fives (5d 5h)
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Didn't watch the results, because you can't never play result oriented game.
      I think you played your hand fine. I'd raise KJs, since I have position and it is good hand.
      Flop: you can call here with two overcards and flushdraw.
      Turn: I'd also call, although MP1 is representing set or two pair here, but sometimes he'll show here flushdraw or some random cards.
      River: I'd shove. You have top two pair and MP1 has less than potsize left. If he has set, then I won't bet/fold my hand never, but is he happens to have two pair or maybe one pair, he'll call all-in often enough to make shove profitable.