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[NL2-NL10] NL2 zoom 88 turned straight

    • stompy91
      Joined: 09.04.2012 Posts: 261
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2 (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with 8, 8.
      Hero raises to $0.08, 4 folds, BB raises to $0.25, Hero calls $0.17.

      Flop: ($0.51) 5, 7, 6 (2 players)
      BB bets $0.34, Hero raises to $0.92, BB calls $0.58.

      Turn: ($2.35) 4 (2 players)
      BB bets $0.83, Hero calls $0.83.

      River: ($4.01) 9 (2 players)

      Final Pot: $4.01.

      Results follow:

      BB shows a flush, jack high(J J).
      Hero shows a flush, nine high(8 8).

      BB wins with a flush, jack high(J J).
  • 2 replies
    • Superbrain
      Joined: 29.06.2013 Posts: 167
      BB reraised 3 times preflop and bet 2/3 on wet board, you had overpair + str8 draw + backdoor flush draw.

      BB represented a huge hand from his action, probably an overpair. I am not too sure if 88 is ahead on flop against that range but surely you had a gr8 draw, so I would have just called his flop bet.

      Retrospectively speaking, it is unlikely for BB to be bluffing. Besides, it is hard for overpair to continue to value bet with such wet board, a call might actually look strong here.
    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,795

      Raising can never be too bad cos u have around 40% equity vs stronger overpairs but i think u are better off calling. Raising just isolates u vs his stronger holdings.