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[NL2-NL10] set vs 73/8

    • Lukas619
      Lukas619
      Bronze
      Joined: 09.06.2012 Posts: 416
      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      UTG2:
      $3.15
      MP1:
      $1.74
      MP2:
      $2.95
      MP3:
      $0.98
      CO:
      $1.04
      BU:
      $1.92
      SB (Hero):
      $2.00
      BB:
      $4.91


      Preflop: Hero is SB with 9, 9.
      UTG2 calls $0.02, 3 folds, CO calls $0.02, BU folds, Hero calls $0.01, BB raises to $0.08, UTG2 raises to $0.14, CO calls $0.12, Hero calls $0.12, BB calls $0.06.

      Flop: ($0.56) 9, A, 8 (4 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks, UTG2 raises to $3.01, CO calls $0.90(All-In), Hero calls $1.86, BB folds.

      Turn: ($6.33) Q (3 players)


      River: ($6.33) 2 (3 players)


      Final Pot: $6.33.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows three of a kind, nines(9 9).
      UTG2 shows three of a kind, queens(Q Q).
      CO shows a pair of aces(4 A).

      UTG2 wins with three of a kind, queens(Q Q).


      I called that preflop 3 bet for set value cause I had great implied and the size of the raise was 7 % from effective stacks.
      Postflop, after catching the set I was planning to check /raise and why not, playing all my stack.
      Since UTG played limp/ min raise preflop, on that flop I knew I was a big favourite.
  • 1 reply
    • EmanuelC16
      EmanuelC16
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.01.2010 Posts: 13,909
      Hey Lukas,

      Nice hand and well played imo. Preflop is fine given the odds you get and 2 players in the pot (better implied odds).

      Postflop, no need to check/raise imo since although the board looks drawy, none of the draws are enough in their range, they mostly have Ax and pairs in a 3bet pot. :)