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[NL2-NL10] NL2 87o BU

    • adrasz
      Joined: 05.12.2008 Posts: 27
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:

      Preflop: Hero is BU with 8, 7.
      2 folds, CO calls $0.02, Hero raises to $0.1, SB calls $0.09, BB calls $0.08, CO calls $0.08.

      Flop: ($0.40) T, 9, 5 (4 players)
      SB checks, BB checks, CO bets $1.43(All-In), Hero calls $1.15(All-In), SB calls $0.75(All-In), BB folds.

      Turn: ($3.73) 7 (3 players)

      River: ($3.73) 4 (3 players)

      Final Pot: $3.73.

      Results follow:

      CO shows a pair of tens (T 6)
      Hero shows a pair of sevens (8 7)
      SB shows two pairs, tens and nines (9 T)
      SB wins with two pairs, tens and nines (9 T).
  • 2 replies
    • rickydaprince
      Joined: 20.12.2008 Posts: 397
      I would fold preflop. As played, fold flop.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Once again you have small stacks in the blinds, so you don't want to play marginal hands. Plus since both the blinds called your raise, without being too results-oriented, you probably knew they were very loose already. 87o is not nearly strong enough to isolate the limper in that situation, even with position, and it will put you in a lot of difficult situations postflop.

      On the flop you have the bottom end of a straight draw, with a flush draw on board, which means 6 live outs maximum. When CO overbets the pot 3x, you have absolutely no reason to gamble here in a 4-way pot with a hand that weak. Just pitch it.

      Hope it helps.