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[NL2-NL10] AA vs backdoor flush

    • staicu74
      staicu74
      Bronze
      Joined: 01.07.2009 Posts: 57
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2:
      $15.78
      MP3:
      $17.95
      CO(Hero):
      $18.29
      BU:
      $0.98
      SB:
      $9.24
      BB:
      $10.94


      Preflop: Hero is CO with A, A.
      MP2 folds, MP3 calls $0.10, Hero raises to $0.45, BU folds, SB calls $0.40, 2 folds.

      Flop: ($1.1) 5, 6, 9 (2 players)
      SB bets $0.60, Hero raises to $1.90, SB calls $1.30.

      Turn: ($4.9) Q (2 players)
      SB bets $3.00, Hero raises to $6.00, SB raises to $3.89, Hero calls $0.89.

      River: ($18.68) 2 (2 players)


      Final Pot: $18.68.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows a pair of aces(A A).
      SB shows a flush, queen high(6 7).

      SB wins with a flush, queen high(6 7).


      Hi again, guys.
      what was I supposed to do different?
      I only minraised on the turn, because I wanted him to call or move in...
  • 3 replies
    • Gabinr1
      Gabinr1
      Bronze
      Joined: 05.04.2009 Posts: 7,755
      You played it well. You just had a bad beat.

      About the raise on the flop, it doesn't really matter, because he had $0.89 more then you raised. So the maximum raise there was $6,89.

      PS: That guy is clearly a fish. Follow him around :)
    • staicu74
      staicu74
      Bronze
      Joined: 01.07.2009 Posts: 57
      That was my point, too. I wanted him to have thre buttons to choose from (fold, call, raise) instead of only two (fold and call) and give me an extra 17% chances of him putting his money in... (in a very simplified system)...
    • maya1984
      maya1984
      Bronze
      Joined: 18.12.2008 Posts: 1,741
      Hi,

      Please don't pose the results.

      Preflop: Raise it up to 0.5$ pf.

      Flop: Make it 2.1$ on the flop to give him ever worser odds to call with a draw, and to shove turn easily.

      Turn: Just put him all in.