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[NL20-NL50] FR 20NL - Set vs. cont. bet

    • SalamiandCheese
      Joined: 16.07.2008 Posts: 569
      A better way to play this one?

      $0.10/$0.20 No Limit Holdem
      9 players
      Converted at

      UTG ($20.47)
      UTG 1 ($10.69)
      Hero ($38.88)
      MP2 ($35.00)
      MP3 ($17.10)
      CO ($3.40)
      BTN ($28.31)
      SB ($9.98)
      BB ($15.83)
      [MP2 posted $0.10]

      Pre-flop: ($0.40, 9 players) Hero is MP1 :7s: :7d:
      1 fold, UTG 1 calls $0.20 ($10.49), Hero calls $0.20 ($38.68), MP2 bets $1.40 ($33.50), 5 folds, UTG 1 folds ($10.49), Hero calls $1.20 ($37.48)

      Flop: :6d: :7h: Q: ($3.40, 2 players)
      Hero checks ($37.48), MP2 bets $2.50 ($31.00), Hero bets $8 ($29.48), MP2 folds ($31.00)
  • 1 reply
    • Faye6891
      Joined: 09.11.2007 Posts: 1,234
      Hi SalamiandCheese,

      I don't like check/raising the flop, it gives away the strength of your hand and even a Q may end up folding.

      On dry boards against only one opponent, I like check/calling the flop and donkbetting the turn. This way you can extract something from him if he's holding nothing, but don't scare away a Q either. Also, if he has nothing, he may catch something on the turn to go along with you.

      But on drawy boards, specially against multiple opponents, I'm leading out on the flop, I don't like to take my chances giving a free card and I want to build the pot, against multiple opponent, it's quite possible someone has something to go along with you.