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[NL2-NL10] NL50 SSS:AJ middle pair on flop

    • Termi8r
      Joined: 04.02.2008 Posts: 408
      After his check on flop should I have pushed or was the bet ok. I know that I should not have called his reraise... X(

      Known players:

      0.25/0.5 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.58 by

      Preflop: Hero is BU with A:diamond: , J:club:
      3 folds, MP3 calls $0.50, CO folds, Hero raises to $2.50, 2 folds, MP3 calls $2.00.

      Flop: ($5.75) Q:heart: , 3:spade: , J:heart: (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $3.00, MP3 raises to $8.00, Hero raises to $7.50 (All-In), MP3 gets uncalled bet back..

      Final Pot: $20.75
  • 3 replies
    • abundance211
      Joined: 12.12.2007 Posts: 151
      There is an over card on board, and the board is straight and flush drawy. You don't have hearts in your hand.

      It is a fold after his raise, imo.
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      I have had such situations as well but you have to manage to fold such dumb situations, most of the time you just drop the money into nothing. But lets see what judges advice :)
    • 098799
      Joined: 23.07.2007 Posts: 1,245
      You need 22% equity here to call. It's bloody little. Since you have middle pair and one overcard, I think it's possible, but shouldn't be your standard play here. You have only 20% equity against some random queen and even less against two pair or a set. But there're flush and straight draws on the board, and he might be semi-bluffing here with something close to suited connector. At least I think he might.

      If you think he's capable of something like that, call. If you have serious doubts about that, fold.