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[NL20-NL50] [SH] NL25 K9s 3bet pot, turn spot - check/raise for value?

    • Dawidas888
      Dawidas888
      Bronze
      Joined: 22.06.2009 Posts: 826
      Poker Stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      BTN: $11.96 (47.8 bb)
      SB: $40.23 (160.9 bb)
      Hero (BB): $54.25 (217 bb)
      UTG: $26.24 (105 bb)
      MP: $25.70 (102.8 bb)
      CO: $29.03 (116.1 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 9 K
      2 folds, CO raises to $0.62, 2 folds, Hero raises to $2, CO calls $1.38

      Flop: ($4.10) 4 9 K (2 players)
      Hero bets $2, CO calls $2

      Turn: ($8.10) 7 (2 players)
      Hero ???

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      CO was 22/19/10 over 172
      Ft3b - 80
      FtCB: F - 25, T - 50
      AG% - 50 (58/36/40)

      PREFLOP
      3bet bluff

      TURN
      I was thinking whether I could check/raise turn for value. If he has a Kx he is definitely betting (unless it's a weak K in which case I'm getting only 2 streets of value anyway).

      Check/raise would be better as #1 I need to build the pot to get it in by the river and #2 only 1 combo of 99 is possible which means I have the relative nuts. In addition to that, #3 I will get more value from his floats.

      My turn betting range would include AK/KQ and my check/raise bluff range would have some low OESD's (86/65).

      Is my reasoning correct here?
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      w34z3l
      Coach
      Coach
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,332
      Hey Dawidas888,

      I think check-raising turn for value is totally fine in this spot + I like the play.

      2-barreling is clearly fine when you flop strong, but check/raising traps in a little additional money from floats if opponent will bluff.