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[NL2-NL10] homework: NL Beginners Course - Lesson 6 - slowplay

    • Superbrain
      Joined: 29.06.2013 Posts: 167
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (7 handed)

      Known players:
      SB (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is SB with Q, K.
      MP1 raises to $0.15, MP2 calls $0.15, 3 folds, Hero calls $0.13, BB calls $0.10.

      Flop: ($0.6) A, 2, 3 (4 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks, MP1 bets $0.40, MP2 calls $0.40, Hero calls $0.40, BB folds.

      Turn: ($1.8) Q (3 players)
      Hero checks, MP1 checks, MP2 bets $0.95, Hero raises to $1.90, MP1 folds, MP2 raises to $2.88, Hero calls $0.98.

      River: ($7.56) J (2 players)

      Final Pot: $7.56.
      Results follow:

      MP2 shows a flush, ace high(9 T).
      Hero shows a flush, ace high(Q K).

      Hero wins with a flush, ace high(Q K).

      My homework for slowplay.

      Justification: Made hand on flop. I wanted to keep my opponents in and let them hit something, with an aim to build a bigger pot.
  • 1 reply
    • BogdanPS
      Joined: 12.05.2010 Posts: 27,588
      Hi Superbrain,

      Preflop: looks fine

      Postflop: Given that one bet and one called there's a good chance that at least one hit something. However, I do agree that slowplaying the flop is a good option.

      As played the turn is pretty easy.