[NL2-NL10] NL100 QJo freeplay

    • Tim64
      Tim64
      Black
      Joined: 02.11.2008 Posts: 7,401
      Known players:
      Position:
      Stack
      Hero:
      $10.90
      UTG2:
      $37.70

      0.5/1 No-Limit Hold'em (10 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.67 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BB with Q:diamond: , J:club:
      2 folds, UTG2 calls $1.00, 6 folds, Hero checks.

      Flop: ($2.50) 5:spade: , Q:spade: , 6:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $2.50, UTG2 raises to $5.00, Hero raises to $7.50, UTG2 calls $2.50.

      Turn: ($17.50) K:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero checks, UTG2 bets $5.00, Hero raises to $2.40 (All-In).

      River: ($24.90) 8:heart: (1 players)


      Final Pot: $24.90

      Do we make a big mistake by betting and involving ourself in this hand?
      Thanks,
      Tim
  • 5 replies
    • DaPhunk
      DaPhunk
      Bronze
      Joined: 01.03.2008 Posts: 2,805
      I shove this hand preflop mate. This guy is surely calling us looooose. (I didn't equilate it though)

      As played I Bet/Shove flop. We are getting value out of FD's, Worse Top Pairs maybe even some straight draws. Its not just the made flush we come up against.
    • dandycal
      dandycal
      Bronze
      Joined: 10.10.2008 Posts: 1,711
      But considering we only have 5 hands on him, isn't it safer to consider him a complete unknown?

      And from an unknown I don't think we should expect any worse Q to be limping UTG. Nonetheless you probably get at least 50% Eq against AQ, KQ,PPs +FD so a bet/shove seems fine to me as well.
    • Tim64
      Tim64
      Black
      Joined: 02.11.2008 Posts: 7,401
      Thanks guys - definitely 5 hands is unknown for me too. Good to know I'm not the only one who'd loose his shirt in this spot...
    • aboesing
      aboesing
      Bronze
      Joined: 06.06.2008 Posts: 900
      You can have reads of your opponent if you observe him when waiting Big Blind, but here you have too few hands of vilan. Keep your fish and wait a better hand.
    • burek2000
      burek2000
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      Hey Tim64,

      bet/push flop for max protection on this board.

      It's really only 5 hands, but already smells of fish. :)

      Regards,
      burek2000