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[NL2-NL10] NL 50 FR (AKo) cruddy board; missed c-bet

    • Tim64
      Joined: 02.11.2008 Posts: 8,028
      Known players:

      0.25/0.5 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.67 by

      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with A:spade: , K:heart:
      2 folds, Hero raises to $2.00, MP3 calls $2.00, 4 folds.

      Flop: ($4.75) 7:club: , 6:heart: , 8:spade: (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP3 checks.

      Turn: ($4.75) T:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP3 bets $4.00, Hero folds.

      Final Pot: $8.75

      Ok to forego a contibet in this spot? Just didn't feel villain is folding enough of the time - too cautious?
  • 2 replies
    • dandycal
      Joined: 10.10.2008 Posts: 1,711
      Well, I guess if you got some reads on him, then maybe. But if you don't have any good reads, just go for the standard c-bet. Remember it doesn't have to work so often to be profitable.

      By his stats he seems to have such a wide range that he'll have to fold very often on missed flops.
    • burek2000
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      Hey Tim64,

      even if opponent looks very loose passive postflop you only have 19 hands on him and therefore all postflop stats are useless and you should take him as unknown and c-bet the flop. If you had many hands on him you could look at the fold2c-bet, but otherwise I'm just betting flop.