[NL2-NL10] NL10 FR AJs Suspected bluff on river

    • MikeyH
      Joined: 08.10.2008 Posts: 181
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      0.05/0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: PokerStrategy Elephant 0.67 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BB with J:spade: , A:spade:
      3 folds, MP2 calls $0.10, 2 folds, BU calls $0.10, SB calls $0.05, Hero raises to $0.60, MP2 calls $0.50, BU folds, SB calls $0.50.

      Flop: ($1.90) K:heart: , 2:diamond: , 2:heart: (3 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $1.50, MP2 calls $1.50, SB folds.

      Turn: ($4.90) 7:club: (2 players)
      Hero bets $3.00, MP2 calls $3.00.

      River: ($10.90) T:club: (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP2 bets $12.20, Hero calls $4.90 (All-In).

      Final Pot: $28.00

      Preflop was miscalcualted, one players bet was partially hidden by stats. Should have bet 0.80 here I think.

      Flop was an instant call, I second barrelled the turn thinking it is most likely a flush draw and smaller pocket pairs may fold, took a long time to call here.

      I checked the river, and the bet comes after about 8 seconds. After watching this player I don't think he is betting anything but a busted flush or a 2 (unlikely) here, and checking down anything else with showdown value. I eventually made the call with AJ high.

      Would like to hear some thoughts on this situation.
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      If you put him on flushdraw, isn´t c/rai on the turn would be better him to fold his hand :)
      I think he´d also shove turn with Kx, so you can also fodl there, but since draw missed and you have A high, then call is ok.
      You could also shove hoping that he folds Tx (7x) if he had that flushdraw.
      But in general I´d just give up if he called my flop bet.
      He is passive enough that he likely holds there Kx, than draw.