What do I do wrong to lose all my money to tight hands?

    • 6atopardo
      6atopardo
      Basic
      Joined: 01.08.2015 Posts: 3
      Hi. I am a bit of a newby so I would really appreciate any feedback on this hand, which repeats with variations regularly and makes me lose always a lot of money... what do I do wrong? Did I play too aggressive?

      I am 6atopardo:

      PokerStars Zoom Hand #138825270968: Hold'em No Limit (€0.05/€0.10) - 2015/08/01 23:01:16 CET [2015/08/01 17:01:16 ET]
      Table 'Gaudi' 6-max Seat #1 is the button
      Seat 1: xop-to (€5.30 in chips)
      Seat 2: vasy926 (€6.90 in chips)
      Seat 3: marcdevil (€5 in chips)
      Seat 4: antoniimerka (€32.80 in chips)
      Seat 5: 6atopardo (€6.12 in chips)
      Seat 6: Dexter_tgn (€11.19 in chips)
      vasy926: posts small blind €0.05
      marcdevil: posts big blind €0.10
      *** HOLE CARDS ***
      Dealt to 6atopardo [Kc As]
      antoniimerka: folds
      6atopardo: raises €0.10 to €0.20
      Dexter_tgn: folds
      xop-to: folds
      vasy926: folds
      marcdevil: calls €0.10
      *** FLOP *** [Kd 5d Qc]
      marcdevil: bets €0.32
      6atopardo: calls €0.32
      *** TURN *** [Kd 5d Qc] [7h]
      marcdevil: bets €1.03
      6atopardo: calls €1.03
      *** RIVER *** [Kd 5d Qc 7h] [Jh]
      marcdevil: bets €2.24
      6atopardo: raises €2.33 to €4.57 and is all-in
      marcdevil: calls €1.21 and is all-in
      Uncalled bet (€1.12) returned to 6atopardo
      *** SHOW DOWN ***
      6atopardo: shows [Kc As] (a pair of Kings)
      marcdevil: shows [Ks Jd] (two pair, Kings and Jacks)
      marcdevil collected €9.53 from pot
      *** SUMMARY ***
      Total pot €10.05 | Rake €0.52
      Board [Kd 5d Qc 7h Jh]
      Seat 1: xop-to (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
      Seat 2: vasy926 (small blind) folded before Flop
      Seat 3: marcdevil (big blind) showed [Ks Jd] and won (€9.53) with two pair, Kings and Jacks
      Seat 4: antoniimerka folded before Flop (didn't bet)
      Seat 5: 6atopardo showed [Kc As] and lost with a pair of Kings
      Seat 6: Dexter_tgn folded before Flop (didn't bet)
  • 5 replies
    • zxcvbnmaca
      zxcvbnmaca
      Bronze
      Joined: 18.05.2011 Posts: 6
      Don't play like a robot. You must play with brain.
    • 6atopardo
      6atopardo
      Basic
      Joined: 01.08.2015 Posts: 3
      Could you give me more details about that based on the posted hand?
    • mattyvx
      mattyvx
      Bronze
      Joined: 15.04.2015 Posts: 493
      on the river you don't have a value shove, you have to think about what hands villian can call you with here - could even be close to a fold.. do you think villian is betting worse hands?

      When you shove what worse hands do you think are going to call you? does King ten really play like this i dont think so? vs his value range AhTh,QQ,KQ,KJ,55

      You should think about not only your absolute hand strength (top pair top kicker) but also the board texture... what worse hands can my opponent call me with?

      Also sometimes as a tell alot of fish donk bet the river they have a strong hand, but for you think more about what your villian can call you with and not only about your own hand
    • fimbul11
      fimbul11
      Bronze
      Joined: 04.09.2012 Posts: 21
      I think that "zxcvbnmaca" and "mattyvx" have a point here, and I can't understand why you just raise 1bb preflop, you are giving your opponents way to good odds,
      to call with almost any two, you have to let him pay if he wants to see the flop.
    • 6atopardo
      6atopardo
      Basic
      Joined: 01.08.2015 Posts: 3
      Those are good tips. I think you pointed the exact mistake I am making.

      Thank you very much! :f_drink: