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[NL2-NL10] NL10 FR (SSS) - A,7o freeplay - middle pair- worth a bet?

    • Tim64
      Joined: 02.11.2008 Posts: 8,028
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      0.05/0.10 No-Limit Hold'em (7 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Texas Grabem 1.9 by

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 7:diamond: , A:heart:
      5 folds, SB calls $0.05, Hero checks.

      Flop: ($0.20) 7:heart: , Q:club: , 5:diamond: (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.13, SB folds.

      Final Pot: $0.33

      I am often in this situation: The SB just completes. I have an above average hand and when the flop comes, I hit part of it. I am probably the favorite in this hand, but the SSS seems to say I can't bet because I don't have top pair, top kicker. So I wonder how strict this is? The problem is, if you don't bet, sooner or later SB will take a stab at the pot and then you have to lay down your cards. Any thoughts, please?
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