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[NL20-NL50] Q9o CO - nut straight

    • TheBrood
      TheBrood
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.07.2008 Posts: 4,383
      Known players:
      Position:
      Stack
      BB:
      $19.20
      UTG1:
      $21.92
      MP1:
      $20.82
      MP3:
      $26.20
      Hero:
      $20.00

      0.1/0.2 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.67 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is CO with Q:heart: , 9:diamond: . Hero posts a blind of $0.20.
      UTG1 calls $0.20, UTG2 folds, MP1 calls $0.20, MP2 folds, MP3 calls $0.20, Hero checks, 2 folds, BB checks.

      Flop: ($1.10) 6:heart: , 7:spade: , 8:spade: (5 players)
      BB checks, UTG1 bets $0.20, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.20, BB folds.

      Turn: ($1.50) T:club: (2 players)
      UTG1 bets $0.80, Hero raises to $3.20, UTG1 calls $2.40.

      River: ($7.90) J:spade: (2 players)
      UTG1 checks, Hero checks.

      Final Pot: $7.90

      Should I be wary of the flush here? I have nut straight.
  • 3 replies
    • thebigheizung85
      thebigheizung85
      Bronze
      Joined: 12.08.2006 Posts: 195
      if you have seen your opponent play very tricky and c/r on the river with the nuts to play a really huge pot, i would check behind... but your hand is usually to good to check behind... you get value out of any 9 and maybe trips or two pair call you as well... so i think we have a clear value bet here and it just gets ugly if we get c/r

      but the opponent would usually have to be very bad to miss out the own value bet and instead go for a c/r
    • Jaissica
      Jaissica
      Bronze
      Joined: 10.02.2009 Posts: 1,385
      +1. Unless you have seen the villain make a completely unreasonable / stupid slowplay before we have an easy big value bet here that will be paid out by any 9, some sets, perhaps even some 2pairs.

      Im betting $6 and sighing if villain shoves. Probably calling as a dumb 9 could play C/R there. If the villain shows a flush, well, you paid $10 for the info that the villain is a complete idiot, so its not a total loss.
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      bet/fold is fine on the river
      He should usually lea out with flush, so he likely has there two pair or worse hand