[NL2-NL10] NL5 J9s freeplay & TPWK on draw heavy board

    • Tomohawked
      Tomohawked
      Bronze
      Joined: 04.03.2008 Posts: 18
      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.65 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BB with J:diamond: , 9:diamond:
      UTG2 calls $0.02, 3 folds, CO calls $0.02, 2 folds, Hero checks.

      Flop: ($0.07) 8:diamond: , 5:diamond: , 5:spade: (3 players)
      Hero bets $0.07, UTG2 calls $0.07, CO folds.

      Turn: ($0.21) 6:club: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.12, UTG2 calls $0.12.

      River: ($0.45) 8:club: (2 players)
      Hero checks, UTG2 checks.

      Final Pot: $0.45

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows two pairs, eights and fives (Jd 9d)
      UTG2 shows two pairs, nines and eights (9c 9s)

      UTG2 wins with two pairs, nines and eights (9c 9s)

      Should I have shut down on the turn instead and hoped to see the river for free? If the Villain does bet the turn then I guess it's an opportunity to just throw it in the muck as it was a dangerous board.


      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.65 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is CO with A:diamond: , 7:diamond:
      UTG1 calls $0.02, 2 folds, MP2 calls $0.02, MP3 folds, Hero calls $0.02, BU calls $0.02, SB calls $0.01, BB checks.

      Flop: ($0.12) A:spade: , J:spade: , 9:spade: (6 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, UTG1 checks, MP2 checks, Hero bets $0.10, 3 folds, UTG1 calls $0.10, MP2 calls $0.10.

      Turn: ($0.42) 8:club: (3 players)
      UTG1 checks, MP2 checks, Hero bets $0.36, UTG1 folds, MP2 calls $0.36.

      River: ($1.14) 6:spade: (2 players)
      MP2 checks, Hero checks.

      Final Pot: $1.14

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a pair of aces (Ad 7d)
      MP2 shows a flush, ace high (Ks Td)

      MP2 wins with a flush, ace high (Ks Td)

      Not too sure about this one, I could have bet a little more each street perhaps. I laughed long and hard at the Villain after the check, check on the river though.


      0.01/0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.65 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is CO with K:club: , J:club:
      4 folds, Hero raises to $0.08, BU calls $0.08, SB folds, BB calls $0.06.

      Flop: ($0.25) 5:spade: , 7:club: , K:diamond: (3 players)
      BB checks, Hero checks, BU checks.

      Turn: ($0.25) 3:club: (3 players)
      BB bets $0.10, Hero calls $0.10, BU folds.

      River: ($0.45) 7:spade: (2 players)
      BB bets $0.30, Hero calls $0.30.

      Final Pot: $1.05

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows two pairs, kings and sevens (Kc Jc)
      BB shows three of a kind, sevens (7d 6d)

      BB wins with three of a kind, sevens (7d 6d)

      I've posted this hand too as I knew I'd played it terrible straight away. So, no need to tell me how many mistakes i made. It's here so I remember really. Soon as i just called the turn I knew I'd get myself into trouble, don't slow play. Let alone the check on the flop, uurgh just horrible.
  • 2 replies
    • jachis
      jachis
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.04.2008 Posts: 745
      1) It think you played quite well, nh.

      2) I guess this hand is also ok, nh.

      3) I think you should definitely c-bet the flop. As you played I might at least think about a reraise on the turn, because you have a top pair and a decent kicker and the secon nut flush draw, and no idea where your standing at.
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      1) I think betting turn is fine, since he´d fold his Ax hands and if he hit your flush or 9/J then you can bet or c/c river.
      2) I would probably checked back turn, since you don´t always have here the best hand and you´re just building bigger pot.
      3) I would bet flop for value, calling turn and river is fine