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NL25 SH ZOOM - JTs FD+GS

    • AtrociousNightmare
      AtrociousNightmare
      Bronze
      Joined: 14.04.2010 Posts: 1,185
      Poker Stars, $0.10/$0.25 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
      Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite.

      SB: $98.28 (393.1 bb)
      BB: $25.25 (101 bb)
      UTG: $25 (100 bb)
      MP: $25 (100 bb)
      Hero (CO): $63.99 (256 bb)
      BTN: $33.69 (134.8 bb)

      Preflop: Hero is CO with T J
      2 folds, Hero raises to $0.62, BTN calls $0.62, 2 folds

      Flop: ($1.59) 9 A 7 (2 players)
      Hero bets $1.06, BTN calls $1.06

      Turn: ($3.71) 9 (2 players)
      Hero bets $2.50, BTN calls $2.50

      River: ($8.71) 4 (2 players)
      Hero bets $6.95, BTN raises to $13.90, Hero calls $6.95

      Results:
      $36.51 pot ($2.00 rake)
      Final Board: 9 A 7 9 4
      Hero mucked T J and lost (-$18.08 net)
      BTN showed A A and won $34.51 ($16.43 net)

      Villain is unknown but looks fishy from the few hands I have.

      PRF: Standard.
      Flop: Yey! Great draw vs great potential buyer.
      Turn: I bet due to the combo draw to build up the pot but I think here is my mistake. If xe's actually a fish we don't have much fold equity in general AND we are out of position AND the board paired, so not all my outs are clean. If xe's a regular my implied odds are not good to start with for the previous reasons.
      River: Well, lucky me, at least I got the flush but ta-da-da xe plays back! I generally fold here especially against reg, but the min-raise despite being deep made me think of some misplayed 9x or lower flush, so I call for odds.

      Mistake?

      Share your thoughts! :D
  • 1 reply
    • lnternet
      lnternet
      Bronze
      Joined: 19.06.2012 Posts: 782
      I like betting turn smaller as a kind of blocker bet vs fish.

      Checking turn isn't great because you can't deal well with a bet that's bigger than half pot.

      River sucks but no way you are folding with those odds. Unless you have a lot of sample on him where he is ultra passive.

      Well played in total.