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[NL2-NL10] Nl5 T9

    • MarliesB
      MarliesB
      Bronze
      Joined: 13.04.2013 Posts: 685
      Hello,

      villain is a limper and shortstack (probably bad).

      On the flop I cbet for thin value because he's probably bad and can call with worse. Turn cbet is very borderline I think but there are a lot of draws with the flush and QT. On the river I should probably fold here. Limpers at NL5 don't bluff their missed draws, or do they?

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

      UTG: 77.8 BB (VPIP: 25.71, PFR: 6.86, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 184)
      Hero (MP): 100 BB
      CO: 112 BB (VPIP: 30.30, PFR: 27.27, 3Bet Preflop: 5.88, Hands: 67)
      BTN: 52.4 BB (VPIP: 0.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 3)
      SB: 99 BB (VPIP: 0.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 4)
      BB: 100 BB (VPIP: 0.00, PFR: 0.00, 3Bet Preflop: 0.00, Hands: 3)

      SB posts SB 0.4 BB, BB posts BB 1 BB

      Pre Flop: (pot: 1.4 BB) Hero has T:spade: 9:spade:

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

      Flop: (9.4 BB, 2 players) 4:spade: Q:spade: T:club:
      UTG checks, Hero bets 6 BB, UTG calls 6 BB

      Turn: (21.4 BB, 2 players) 4:heart:
      UTG checks, Hero bets 13 BB, UTG calls 13 BB

      River: (47.4 BB, 2 players) 9:heart:
      UTG bets 54.8 BB and is all-in, Hero calls 54.8 BB

      UTG shows K:club: J:club: (Straight, King High) (Pre 62%, Flop 31%, Turn 23%)
      Hero shows T:spade: 9:spade: (Two Pair, Tens and Nines) (Pre 38%, Flop 69%, Turn 77%)
      UTG wins 150.4 BB
  • 1 reply
    • mbml
      mbml
      Black
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,795
      Hi

      The Flop bet is fine for thin value. I don't think you have too much value on the Turn. I would say that this is kind of a thin value and blocking bet. I think you should bet 1/3 pot here to get calls from draws and also this buys you a cheaper showdown.

      It's one of those rare situations when you have a pair+flush draw where this becomes feasible. I don't recommend such plays in other situations with marginal made hands.

      This serves 3 purposes
      1. Thin value/Protection/Avoid giving a free card
      2. Building the pot further when you improve
      3. Cheaper showdown.