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[NL20-NL50] Nl50 [44]

    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504
      $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Holdem
      10 players
      Converted at

      Hero (UTG) ($52.00)
      UTG+1 ($58.29)
      UTG+2 ($24.34)
      MP1 ($13.39)
      MP2 ($69.32)
      MP3 ($77.98)
      CO ($44.50)
      BTN ($49.25)
      SB ($55.08)
      BB ($56.74)

      Pre-flop: ($0.75, 10 players) Hero is UTG 4:diamond: 4:spade:
      Hero bets $2, 1 fold, UTG+2 calls $2, MP1 calls $2, MP2 calls $2, 2 folds, BTN bets $6.25, 2 folds, Hero calls $4.25, UTG+2 folds, MP1 folds, MP2 calls $4.25.

      Flop: 5:diamond: 3:heart: 3:spade: ($23.50, 3 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 checks, BTN checks

      Turn: 9:club: ($23.50, 3 players)
      Hero bets $12, MP2 calls $12, BTN folds

      River: 8:heart: ($47.50, 2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 checks

      No stats on opponents. What do you think about betting the turn?
  • 3 replies
    • nttflox
      Joined: 25.10.2007 Posts: 673
      I would muck the hand after I get reraised preflop. There are 4 people to act behind you, one short stack and one medium stack who can easily push. Besides I don't think it's profitable to play big pots with small pairs.
      As played I guess it's ok to take a stab on the turn.
    • aciddrop
      Joined: 08.10.2006 Posts: 1,519
      How I would play preflop depends on my reads on BTN. His min raise of so many preflop indicates either a) a monster, (which makes him a fish), or b) a weak attempt to steal the "dead money" (which makes him an even bigger fish).

      Your raise of 44 from UTG on a FR table is interesting as well. I would never do this with a lot of loose passives behind me, I am never folding out enough to make it profitable.

      Any aggressive behind me is going to make a decent reraise to steal the dead money as well, so it is an awkward spot to be in.

      Against BTN being a weak fish, I might reraise over him to $25, but I would then be committed with basically just a low pair. If his range is mostly premium hands, I'm screwed.

      It's hard not to call for the odds, given that I get 1:4 almost, however, the point regarding those to come behind me possibly raising it up speaks against this.

      I would play c/f to the river postflop, given that I don't beat any pocket pair except 22, and a 5,8 or 9 get over me as well.
    • darkonebg
      Joined: 17.01.2008 Posts: 9,508
      I like the raise preflop.The odds call is good too, considering that more of the players will come along(I dont expect anyone to take the flatcall/4bet line).As played, taking a stab on the turn is fine.