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[NL20-NL50] NL25 88 - reraised on the river

    • Tuuletallaja
      Joined: 10.06.2008 Posts: 76
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      0,1/0,25 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.60 by

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 8:heart: , 8:diamond:
      MP2 raises to $1,25, 3 folds, Hero calls $1,15, BB folds.

      Flop: ($2,75) 4:spade: , 6:heart: , 7:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $1,50, MP2 calls $1,50.

      Turn: ($5,75) 6:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 checks.

      River: ($5,75) 6:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $2,75, MP2 raises to $5,75, Hero ???

      what should i do here and was my line good?
  • 5 replies
    • HoofdVogel
      Joined: 11.01.2008 Posts: 3,193
      flop bet 2$, board is very drawy
      on the river you can't fold youre fullhouse here since you get to good odds, but actually i'm 99% sure you are beat here.
    • Chiller3k
      Joined: 16.06.2007 Posts: 4,326
      On the flop donking is fine I think.
      But I would make it more like 2$. With 1.5$ you barely have any fold equity at all. His preflop raise is pretty tight and he only cold calls so I think he's holding something like AQ/AK I doubt that he has an overpair because he would reraise the flop to protect against the possible flushdraw since it's very likely that you would also donk a flushdraw there.
      Turn check is okay.
      On the river you've got to call his reraise. As I said an overpair is unlikely so we are most likely holding the better hand here
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      2,5$ on that flop is better than halfsize bet.
      I´d go and bet again on the turn, since you probably has the best hand
      You have to call river min-raise, since he could also do that with 7.
    • Tosh5457
      Joined: 18.01.2008 Posts: 3,062
      Against a TAG donkbetting is good too? I think he could raise AJ-AK and it'd be hard to call with 88, or he could just fold, and he'd just be folding worse hands. With an overpair he wasnt folding no matter what, so it's a bad DB right?

      I really dont get why the DB if its not for value, and if it is, why $2.5 kaitz? His pfr range is tight, and we dont need FE against AJ-AK.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Agree Tosh.
      DIdn´t notice that hero called pf.
      Standard line would be c/c flop, c/c turn, c/f river.
      But sometimes is good to lead out, since scarecards could come and player don´t re-raise here never with AJ+, since you could go bet/shove line.
      So I don´t mind leading out, but if you are, then make potsize bet.