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[NL20-NL50] NL 25 SH: A5s in a limped pot

    • Michailewic
      Joined: 28.04.2008 Posts: 1,418
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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 A:heart: , 5:heart:
      MP2 folds, MP3 calls $0,25, CO calls $0,25, BU folds, Hero calls $0,15, BB checks.

      Flop: ($1,00) J:heart: , 2:heart: , Q:club: (4 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks, MP3 bets $1,50, CO calls $1,50, Hero calls $1,50, BB calls $1,50.

      Turn: ($7,00) 9:heart: (4 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks, MP3 bets $13,25, CO calls $13,25, Hero raises to $22,65, BB folds, MP3 calls $9,40, CO calls $9,40.

      River: ($72,60) A:club: (2 players)
      MP3 checks, CO checks.

      Final Pot: $72,60

      Hero did not bet on the turn since he expected that someone in 4-way pot would bet (hero's line was c/r). Well, hero was really surprised of the overbet and it was easy push (since at least one of the villains would call).

      Was hero's line correct?
  • 4 replies
    • Nivlem
      Joined: 28.05.2008 Posts: 4,862
      I'd say yes.. if you'd have bet, any non flush would be scared of the 3rd flush card, so you make way more vallue checking here.. also go for the c/r, and not c/c since ppl put in their money faster on the turn, than on the river.
    • Escientist
      Joined: 18.07.2007 Posts: 1,618
      You should bet with a made hand on the turn, there's a risk they might checkbehind turn and if they have a set and make the fullhouse river, you will give them your stack for free.
    • Tosh5457
      Joined: 18.01.2008 Posts: 3,062
      Yes I'd lead bet turn too, they may be drawing/have a set/a pair/two pair that would probably call turn bet but CBH given the chance.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      I like to bet flop, it is better imo than c/c flop, c/r turn if you improve.
      If you lead out flop and improve on the turn, then often players don´t put you on flushdraw and you get paid, but if you c/c flop, c/r turn, then a lot of times other players would fold.