This site uses cookies to improve your browsing experience. By continuing to browse the website, you accept such cookies. For more details and to change your settings, see our Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy. Close

[NL20-NL50] NL50 AQ , turn 2nd pair into a bluff?

    • AchillesBG
      Joined: 06.02.2011 Posts: 4,586
      Microgaming - €0.50 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 6 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      CO: €50.00
      BTN: €103.98
      SB: €51.13
      Hero (BB): €57.72
      UTG: €87.63
      MP: €50.75

      SB posts SB €0.25, Hero posts BB €0.50

      Pre Flop: (pot: €0.75) Hero has Q:heart: A:spade:

      UTG raises to €1.50, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero calls €1.00

      Flop: (€3.25, 2 players) 9:spade: Q:spade: 7:spade:
      Hero checks, UTG bets €1.50, Hero calls €1.50

      Turn: (€6.25, 2 players) K:diamond:
      Hero checks, UTG checks

      River: (€6.25, 2 players) 5:club:
      Hero checks, UTG bets €4.00, Hero raises to €14.75, UTG calls €10.75

      Anon. table. 17/17 26hands

      Preflop? Do you call or just 3bet vs. UTG, without info?

      Postflop, i decided just to ch/c flop, don`t see much point in raising.

      On the river, i thought that a value bet is thin. After he bet, i could probably call, but i`m not really thrilled about that. I don`t think that he has JT/KQ often. He might have smth. like KT/KJ, maybe AK, that checked for pot control on the turn, so i decided to raise with the nut flush bloker?
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,332
      Hey AchillesBG,

      Think preflop is borderline, I generally just bluff preflop in this spot.

      Calling flop is fine. You have a solid draw and while raising is likely +EV you'd probably just be getting into a flip situation a lot.

      Maybe not that relevant you have nut-flush blocker when villain has a flush so rarely.

      Looks like a Kx, rivered 2pair or straight a lot. Think folding is probably fine. Raising is potentially ok, although would not bother vs unknown. Also if villain is good enough to fold a Kx, maybe he'll fold it just as often to 10/11 euro bluff.