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[NL2-NL10] calling a reraise with 99

    • mbml
      Joined: 27.11.2008 Posts: 20,779
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      0.05/0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.65 by

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 9:heart: , 9:club:
      UTG1 calls $0.10, 5 folds, BU calls $0.10, Hero raises to $0.60, 2 folds, BU calls $0.50.

      Flop: ($1.40) A:club: , 7:spade: , 7:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.70, BU raises to $3.15 (All-In), Hero calls $0.90 (All-In), BU gets uncalled bet back.

      Turn: ($4.60) 4:club:
      River: ($4.60) K:diamond: (2 players)

      Final Pot: $4.60

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows two pairs, nines and sevens (9h 9c)
      BU shows two pairs, aces and sevens (As Qd)

      BU wins with two pairs, aces and sevens (As Qd)

      I should have folded and not call right?
  • 2 replies
    • johnbeattie85
      Joined: 11.09.2008 Posts: 716
      If you were going to cbet on the flop, you should have pushed all in. 2/3 of $1.40 is slightly greater than half of your remaining stack. The low bet put you in an awkward position when the opponent re-raised.

      As for weather you should have folded. . Without stats I'd probably assume the opponent has a stronger hand at this point. So you only have 2 outs, giving you 11:1 odds of improving your hand on the turn or river. Pot odds are around 4:1 i think, so it should be an easy fold.
    • IngolPoker
      Joined: 05.09.2006 Posts: 10,484
      push flop, for reasons see john :)