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[NL2-NL10] NL 10 FR - JJ confusion

    • Smileyphil
      Joined: 28.10.2008 Posts: 488
      Known players:

      0.05/0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.67 by

      Preflop: Hero is BU with J:spade: , J:club:
      4 folds, CO calls $0.10, Hero raises to $0.50, 2 folds, CO calls $0.40.

      Flop: ($1.15) 7:diamond: , 8:heart: , 4:club: (2 players)
      CO bets $1.00, Hero raises to $3.00, CO calls $2.00.

      Turn: ($7.15) A:spade: (2 players)
      CO checks, Hero bets $5.85 (All-In), CO calls $1.60 (All-In), Hero gets uncalled bet back.

      River: ($10.35) T:diamond: (1 players)

      Final Pot: $10.35

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows a pair of jacks (Js Jc)
      CO shows two pairs, aces and eights (8d Ad)

      CO wins with two pairs, aces and eights (8d Ad)

      My thoughts:
      I think the preflop play is ok, the limp and coldcall means he hasn't got QQ+ or AQ+.

      Flop play I put him on overcards or a partial connection (draws, one pair) I re-raise for value and to push off draws/overcards.

      On the turn I see the worst possible card, the ace pretty much turns my hand to trash against a whole range of hands. Am I at this point pot commited?
      I decided I was probably commited and pushed just in case he had something foldable. (The $5.60 bet is of course just his last $1.60 but I notched it up higher to make it look like a strong hand)

      Should I have check/folded from the turn or was this final push a sensible move?
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