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Do I have to be happy about his push/call?

    • Diedobal
      Joined: 07.10.2007 Posts: 558
      $0.25/$0.5 No Limit Holdem
      5 players
      Converted at

      UTG ($16.05)
      CO ($55.90) 18/15/3 player, fold to 3bet 75%
      BTN ($49.75)
      Hero ($57.45)
      BB ($10.00)

      Pre-flop: ($0.75, 5 players) Hero is SB K:club: A:club:
      UTG calls $0.50, CO raises to $2.50, 1 fold, Hero raises to $7.50, 1 fold, UTG folds, CO calls $5

      Flop: 6:club: 8:club: Q:diamond: ($16.25, 2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $11, Hero raises to $36, CO goes all-in $37.40, Hero calls $12.40

      Turn: K:spade: ($113.05, 2 players)

      River: K:heart: ($113.05, 2 players)

      Final Pot: $109.80
      CO shows: K:diamond: Q:spade:
      Hero shows: K:club: A:club:

      CO wins $109.80 ( won +$53.90 )
      UTG lost -$0.50
      Hero lost -$55.90

      Have 3betted him 3 times last 2 orbits. Should I be happy to be looked up so lightly although losing the hand?
  • 1 reply
    • Kruppe
      Joined: 20.02.2008 Posts: 2,145
      looks good to me.

      I would bet flop, but only for balancing reasons, which I guess aren't always as important as value maximisation, at least at NL50. And maybe you check weak hands too anyway.