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[NL2] Flush vs slowplayed FH

    • rogue34
      rogue34
      Bronze
      Joined: 15.02.2010 Posts: 160
      PokerStars Zoom, Hold'em No Limit - $0.01/$0.02 - 6 players
      Replay this hand on Upswing Poker

      UTG: $0.91 (46 bb)
      MP: $2.49 (125 bb)
      CO: $0.80 (40 bb)
      BU (Hero): $2.23 (112 bb)
      SB: $2.20 (110 bb)
      BB: $5.12 (256 bb)

      Pre-Flop: ($0.03) Hero is BTN with A 8
      UTG calls $0.02, MP raises to $0.06, 1 fold, Hero calls $0.06, SB calls $0.05, 2 players fold

      Flop: ($0.22) 5 K 7 (3 players)
      SB checks, MP bets $0.15, Hero calls $0.15, SB raises to $0.36, MP folds, Hero calls $0.21

      Turn: ($1.09) 5 (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks

      River: ($1.09) 9 (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.43, SB raises to $1.39, Hero calls $0.96

      Total pot: $3.87 (Rake: $0.14)
      Showdown:
      SB shows 7 7 (a full house, Sevens full of Fives)
      (Equity - Pre-Flop: 53%, Flop: 74%, Turn: 100%, River: 100%)

      BU (Hero) mucks A 8 (a flush, Ace high)
      (Equity - Pre-Flop: 47%, Flop: 26%, Turn: 0%, River: 0%)

      SB wins $3.73

      It made me so angry, I cant even comment on it :D .
  • 1 reply
    • Sunrise1912
      Sunrise1912
      Bronze
      Joined: 24.11.2009 Posts: 418
      Dont post results. It might affect the hand reviews as people tend to look whether you won or lost the hand.

      On the hand:

      Definitely fold or 3bet preflop. A8s is not in my BU calling range and i dont think you can make profit in the long term playing this way.

      The way the hand is played - SB check/raises the flop vs 2 opponents which indicates a lot of strength. This should already ring a bell. Think of his range ? What does he flat call preflop with ? What does he check/raise the flop with ? Would he check/raise a naked flush/straight drow vs 2 opponents at nl 2 ? People at NL 2 are more likely to play their drows passively and you are in fact the example of that.

      So his range here is quite easy to guess here imo : 55/77/57, 89s, 24s, 68s, 46s K7, K5, KK ? (if he calls all these pre but its nl 2 after all). I discount any bluffs as i dont believe he's bluffing here like ever.

      I like the turn check/behind.

      River is an easy bet but i am folding to the raise. Its a hard fold to do at NL2 and especially ingame but having in mind his flop range i dont believe he is pushing a weaker flush or a straight here. These are in his calling range. His jamming range should be full houses only.