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[NL2-NL10] 88 072613

    • nipbourne
      Joined: 21.07.2009 Posts: 3,597
      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.10(BB) Replayer
      SB ($10.92)
      BB ($5.59)
      UTG ($14.95)
      UTG+1 ($24.46)
      Hero ($10)
      MP1 ($5.14)
      CO ($9.70)
      BTN ($2.50)

      Dealt to Hero 8:spade: 8:diamond: , UTG calls $0.10, fold, Hero raises to $0.50, fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, UTG calls $0.40

      FLOP ($1.15) K:heart: 9:spade: A:spade:

      UTG checks, Hero bets $0.60, UTG calls $0.60

      TURN ($2.35) K:heart: 9:spade: A:spade: 2:heart:

      UTG checks, Hero checks

      RIVER ($2.35) K:heart: 9:spade: A:spade: 2:heart: K:diamond:

      UTG bets $1.20, Hero folds
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,795

      88 is kind of close. I don't mind betting once and just trying to take the pot down but I think checking and giving up with 88 is fine too. You beat a bunch of worse pairs and also if he just decides to play his unpaired hands passively. With a hand like 22, I would be more inclined to turn it into a bluff cos you can fold out more stronger hands like 33-99.