[NL2-NL10] Aj Bb

    • EladNotHome
      EladNotHome
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.12.2008 Posts: 51
      was it the right call to call the raise?

      (Comment)
      Known players: (?)
      vp$ip BBvsSteal ORL RaisePreflop
      Position: Stack
      AF W$SD WTS hands
      30 - 0 0
      SB: $10.80
      2.5 50 22 30

      Hero: $1.70



      0.05/0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (7 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.66 by http://www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BB with J, A (Comment)
      5 folds, SB calls $0.05, Hero raises to $0.40, SB calls $0.30.

      Flop: ($0.80) 5, 8, 9 (2 players) (Comment)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.60, SB raises to $10.40 (All-In), Hero calls $0.70 (All-In), SB gets uncalled bet back.

      Turn: ($3.40) 7 (Comment)
      River: ($3.40) T (2 players) (Comment)


      Final Pot: $3.40

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a straight, jack high (Jh As)
      SB shows a pair of fives (Kc 5c)

      Hero wins with a straight, jack high (Jh As)
  • 6 replies
    • EladNotHome
      EladNotHome
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.12.2008 Posts: 51
      Known players:
      Position:
      Stack
      SB:
      $10.80
      Hero:
      $1.70

      0.05/0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (7 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.66 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BB with J:heart: , A:spade:
      5 folds, SB calls $0.05, Hero raises to $0.40, SB calls $0.30.

      Flop: ($0.80) 5:diamond: , 8:spade: , 9:club: (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.60, SB raises to $10.40 (All-In), Hero calls $0.70 (All-In), SB gets uncalled bet back.

      Turn: ($3.40) 7:club:
      River: ($3.40) T:heart: (2 players)


      Final Pot: $3.40

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a straight, jack high (Jh As)
      SB shows a pair of fives (Kc 5c)

      Hero wins with a straight, jack high (Jh As)
    • burek2000
      burek2000
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      You have trash on the flop according to the articles and you're not commited as well, so just save the money you have left after the c-bet and fold to a check/raise.

      Edit: Since the board is pretty dry you might c-bet a little less, 0.5$ perhaps, to get away with trash hands cheaper.
    • EladNotHome
      EladNotHome
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.12.2008 Posts: 51
      i thought it was a smart move even though i knew i was dominated because i had to ivest 0.70$ for a 2.70$. didn't i get the right price?
    • burek2000
      burek2000
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      Actually, you are right from my calculations, with AJ, you prolly have 6 clean outs on such a dry flop and this give you ~25% equity, but with your pot odds you need ~20% to call, so you should be fine if you call.

      But as I said earlier, I think you should c-bet less on such a flop(c-bet should be 1/2-2/3 of the pot, you bet 3/4 which is overbetting) and then you would get different pot odds and you would be able to fold more easily. Also, I think it's better if you stick to basic strategy until you master equity and outs and odds yourself because otherwise you will find yourself in situations that aren't profitable for you.
    • 2DHades
      2DHades
      Bronze
      Joined: 25.01.2008 Posts: 515
      If you plan to call his raise, it`s better to push the flop directly.
    • Gerv
      Gerv
      Bronze
      Joined: 07.05.2008 Posts: 17,678
      Hello EladNotHome,


      Stick to basic SSS and make a cbet of $0.5 and fold to a reraise. If you have experience with outs/odds you can make more room for other plays like other players suggested.

      Best regards,
      Gerv