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[NL20-NL50] NL25SH FD + 2 overcards

    • silent21
      Joined: 08.08.2008 Posts: 1,556
      Known players:

      0.1/0.25 No-Limit Hold'em (5 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.67 by

      Preflop: Hero is BU with K:club: , T:club:
      2 folds, Hero raises to $1.00, SB folds, BB calls $0.75.

      Flop: ($2.10) 3:club: , 8:diamond: , 4:club: (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $1.75, BB calls $1.75.

      Turn: ($5.60) T:diamond: (2 players)
      BB bets $2.75, Hero calls $2.75.

      River: ($11.10) 4:diamond: (2 players)
      BB bets $6.50, Hero folds, BB gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $11.10

      can i play this hand different way?
  • 5 replies
    • veriz
      Joined: 20.07.2008 Posts: 65,504

      Nice hand, well played. Sometimes you can Call the river also vs unknown I'd prefer to fold.

      Best regards,
    • Dragar
      Joined: 09.09.2008 Posts: 2,214
      Yeah raise turn

      River is a definite call... (turn bet size was also 1/2 pot.. hence I don't believe river to be a value bet for a backdoor flush)

      Exactly why did you fold?
    • silent21
      Joined: 08.08.2008 Posts: 1,556
      im not really sure, i put him on set or something similar, ofcourse now watching the hand i realize that most probably he would raise on flop if he had set.
    • caltabiano
      Joined: 09.03.2007 Posts: 1,992
      I like to raise turn. But I raise it smallish. You don't have a strong hand and your hand shouldn't be played for a big pot. A raise on the turn accomplishes a few things though: you get value from draws, weaker T's, etc; you get information from your opp AND you probably get a check from him on the river. If he doesn't check, you can be pretty sure you're dead.

      I raise to $6 on turn and check behind on river. I fold if he shows more aggression
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      I´d likely call river, to keep him honest, because can´t see him having Tx too often.
      He either has there set, two pair or some missed draw or complete bluff.
      Raising turn is one option, just when passive player would lead turn, then I think he is not folding and not sure if I can raise turn for value+ I have to call shove if he decides to get money all-in on the turn.