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[NL2-NL10] KK continuation bet

    • phullhand
      Joined: 09.07.2008 Posts: 168
      Did I give the turn too cheap?

      $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Holdem
      9 players
      Converted at

      UTG drr05270692 ($1.56)
      UTG 1 mew6789 ($3.01)
      MP1 alwayslose ($1.43)
      MP2 eden66 ($0.89)
      MP3 CTitPok ($3.03)
      CO bluesmiles ($1.83)
      BTN kamikaze9992 ($1.77)
      SB FabioSnarf69 ($0.76)
      BB Hero ($5.00)

      Pre-flop: ($0.03, 9 players) Hero is BB K:spade: K:heart:
      2 folds, alwayslose calls $0.02, 1 fold, CTitPok calls $0.02, bluesmiles calls $0.02, 1 fold, FabioSnarf69 calls $0.01, Hero raises to $0.16, alwayslose calls $0.14, CTitPok calls $0.14, bluesmiles folds, FabioSnarf69 folds

      Flop: Q:heart: 4:spade: T:heart: ($0.54, 3 players)
      Hero bets $0.36, alwayslose calls $0.36, CTitPok folds

      Turn: T:diamond: ($1.26, 2 players)
      Hero bets $1.24, alwayslose goes all-in $0.91

      River: 9:spade: ($3.41, 2 players)

      Final Pot: $3.24
      Hero shows: K:spade: K:heart:
      alwayslose shows: J:club: T:club:

      Hero wins $0.33 ( lost -$1.43 )
      alwayslose wins $2.91 ( won $1.48 )
      CTitPok lost -$0.16
      bluesmiles lost -$0.02
      FabioSnarf69 lost -$0.02
  • 4 replies
    • rbdflyboy
      Joined: 15.07.2008 Posts: 56
      I see alot of players protect holdings such as yours with a preflop raise of around 0.40. This is a definite show of strengh. Give oppents something to fear about. The possiblity of taking down the pot right then and there exists. In this instance the flop looks very dangerous. There are possible flush and straight draws. Your opponent had the odds and outs to continue. Especially hitting the 10 and placing the jack. He had two possible ways to win. He almost made the straight! Position is a problem here. Your out,he's in. In order for him not to continue, he needs to think you hit on the flop. With a bet pot size or greater should give him something to think about. That would mess up his odds as well. At that limit most players "go for it" anyway. After that if he takes down the pot,he deserves the win. Can't check raise here either. He would take the free card. I believe your intent was correct, the amounts were off abit. In this instance fate may have delt you one as well. Good luck in the future.
    • TheBrood
      Joined: 17.07.2008 Posts: 4,383
      Bet more on flop since its drawy, on the turn you will call his shove so its better for you to put him all in first I guess.
    • Nunki
      Joined: 25.10.2006 Posts: 865
      As played is OK, but as others have already mentioned you could bet a bit more on the flop.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Originally posted by Nunki
      As played is OK, but as others have already mentioned you could bet a bit more on the flop.