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[NL2] Facing potbet with overpair

    • sdf256
      Joined: 21.07.2016 Posts: 136
      $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Holdem
      PokerStars5 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by WeakTight Poker Hand History Converter
      UTG ($136.5BB) 137bb
      CO ($47.5BB) 48bb
      BTN Hero ($100BB) 100bb
      SB ($97BB) 97bb
      BB ($80BB) 80bb
      Pre-Flop: (1.5BB, 5 players) Hero is BTN :Jd: :Js:

      2 folds, Hero raises to 3BB, 1 fold, BB raises to 7BB, Hero calls 4BB

      Flop: :7d: :6s: :5h: ($14.5BB, 2 players)
      BB bets 15BB, Hero ?

      Hello guys. What would you do? Maybe call the flop and then give up on the turn if he keeps betting that big? I know I have overpair, but fish at nl2 usually tend to either min3bet or crazy huge 3bet with monsters, at least from what I have seen, so my overpair can be easily beaten by his overpair.
  • 6 replies
    • SDK1987
      Joined: 12.11.2008 Posts: 37,840
      It’s a weird bet for sure and he could have some draws in his range. I would call here as well and see what happen on the turn, because folding seems indeed weak and if you raise you will get committed on a shove.

    • la55i
      Joined: 27.01.2013 Posts: 7,951
      Villain looks recreational and has a bit short stack. I would 4bet preflop and get it in if he 5bets.
      OTF with an overpair I wouldn't think about it too much, the hand is too strong to be folded vs a single bet. So call and re-evaluate OTT.
    • CucumbaMan
      Joined: 13.10.2017 Posts: 231
      What a tough spot again. I guess you have to call, but there are a lot of turn cards that are bad for us (K, Q, A, 8 , 4).
    • RentzEst
      Joined: 05.09.2015 Posts: 184
      Preflop I would have played exactly the same way . Flop I would definitely call and turn if our hand does not improve , I just fold if he´s bet. I would have played that hand so.
    • LacsapR
      Joined: 14.07.2011 Posts: 201
      I think on the Button vs the Blinds we can go for the 4bet with JJ preflop
    • KatalonacX
      Joined: 22.11.2013 Posts: 99
      Can 4bet preflop, with this size recreantional may 3bet many worse hands. OTF is call, if he bombs turn and we not improve fold.