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[NL2-NL10] NL10 SH - 44 becomes set in multiway pot

    • pokeralle
      Joined: 29.10.2008 Posts: 269
      Known players:

      0,05/0,1 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.65 by

      Preflop: Hero is CO with 4:heart: , 4:club:
      MP2 calls $0,10, MP3 raises to $0,40, Hero calls $0,40, BU calls $0,40, 2 folds, MP2 calls $0,30.

      Flop: ($1,75) 8:heart: , 3:club: , 4:spade: (4 players)
      MP2 checks, MP3 checks, Hero bets $1,00, 3 folds.

      Final Pot: $2,75

      is check an option against 3 players on a relatively dry board like this one?
  • 1 reply
    • Fongie
      Joined: 02.12.2006 Posts: 4,978
      It's tempting I know, but think like this... if you check the flop, how are you going to manage to shove 10 dollars into the pot on just the turn and the river? Even if one of the villains hit something on the turn, they're probably not ready to go broke with it. You need to bet here to build a pot - and against 3 it's even more likely that someone will call.