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[NL2-NL10] Nl5 Jk

    • MarliesB
      Joined: 13.04.2013 Posts: 685

      I'm up against a limper and I hit 2 pair. I guess both my cbets could be a bit bigger. Is it okay to shove the turn?

      PokerStars - €0.05 NL (6 max) - Holdem - 4 players
      Hand converted by PokerTracker 4

      BB: 95.8 BB (VPIP: 0.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 8)
      CO: 60 BB (VPIP: 55.56, PFR: 22.22, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 11)
      BTN: 108.2 BB (VPIP: 24.87, PFR: 19.17, 3Bet Preflop: 12.96, Hands: 201)
      Hero (SB): 100.4 BB

      Hero posts SB 0.4 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.4 BB) Hero has J:heart: K:heart:

      CO calls 1 BB, fold, Hero raises to 4 BB, fold, CO calls 3 BB

      Flop: (9 BB, 2 players) J:diamond: K:diamond: 8:heart:
      Hero bets 6 BB, CO calls 6 BB

      Turn: (21 BB, 2 players) A:club:
      Hero bets 14 BB, CO raises to 28 BB, Hero raises to 58 BB, CO calls 22 BB and is all-in

      River: (121 BB, 2 players) 6:club:

      Hero shows J:heart: K:heart: (Two Pair, Kings and Jacks) (Pre 65%, Flop 69%, Turn 9%)
      CO shows T:club: Q:diamond: (Straight, Ace High) (Pre 35%, Flop 31%, Turn 91%)
      CO wins 116 BB
  • 1 reply
    • w34z3l
      Joined: 03.08.2009 Posts: 13,332
      Hey MarliesB,

      Preflop + flop are played fine.

      Turn cbet for value is good. Facing a raise the situation becomes super borderline. You have bottom two pair only and the turn completes a possible straight. Folding is likely fine vs CO raise.

      The reason why your play is not that bad is because CO looks like a fish and there is a possibility he will stack off with a variety of worse Ax hands.