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[NL20-NL50] NL 25 SH: medium pair with top kicker

    • Michailewic
      Joined: 28.04.2008 Posts: 1,418
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      0,1/0,25 No-Limit Hold'em (5 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.60 by

      Preflop: Hero is CO with A:club: , J:club:
      MP3 calls $0,25, Hero raises to $1,25, BU calls $1,25, 2 folds, MP3 calls $1,00.

      Flop: ($4,10) Q:heart: , J:heart: , 5:spade: (3 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $2,50, BU calls $2,50, MP3 calls $2,50.

      Turn: ($11,60) 6:spade: (3 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero checks, BU raises $7,09 (All-In), MP3 folds, Hero calls $7,09.

      River: ($25,78) J:spade:

      Final Pot: $25,78

      Easy call on the turn? Villain (with his stack) would shove with a draw or with any medium pair, would not he?

      Hero did not bet on the turn, because there were two opponents, he was not sure about MP3 who had full stack and he tried to control the pot. Was hero's line correct (considering possible draws)?
  • 2 replies
    • debelinko
      Joined: 11.04.2007 Posts: 182
      It depends what you guess BU is pushing here (orly? :D ldo).
      I prefer to bet 7.09 on the turn myself and put bu all in. If the thirs player then comes over the top it's an easy fold. Check/fold is not that bad either.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Your flop bet is too small.
      Any draw/pair would continue with your bet. I´d make it 4$ and call Bu shove. If Mp3 also calls then I´m done with the hand, unless Bu would shove turn and Mp3 folds.