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[NL2-NL10] NL10 FR AJs

    • JuiceQuadre
      Joined: 05.10.2008 Posts: 2,688
      Everest No-Limit Hold'em, $0.10 BB (10 handed) - Everest Converter Tool from

      UTG ($9.20)
      UTG+1 ($4.12)
      UTG+2 ($11.63)
      MP1 ($6.93)
      MP2 ($9.85)
      MP3 ($1.65)
      CO ($2)
      Button ($14.49)
      Hero (SB) ($9.98)
      BB ($1.85)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with A, J
      UTG calls $0.10, 3 folds, MP2 calls $0.10, 3 folds, Hero bets $0.60, 1 fold, UTG calls $0.50, 1 fold

      Flop: ($1.40) A, K, 2 (2 players)
      Hero bets $1, UTG calls $1

      Turn: ($3.40) 9 (2 players)
      Hero bets $2.70, UTG calls $2.70

      River: ($8.80) 6 (2 players)
      Hero checks, UTG bets $4.90 (All-In), Hero folds

      Total pot: $8.80 | Rake: $0.58

      Villain unknown...
      Any other way how to play this? i can be beaten on the flop, still i have my TP so i protect against one card draws, not much i can do on the river i guess :/
  • 2 replies
    • beardsell
      Joined: 01.03.2009 Posts: 299
      NH I think. But I would bet pot on the flop and turn because likely he is on a draw ( normally limp / call UTG = PP so its not likely he already has the flush..) , so if the river is not a diamond you win a lot of money.

      On the river ok check you dont beat nothing now.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      You can probably bet more to protect both on the flop and on the turn but it will only make it harder to fold on an ugly river given the odds. If you pot both streets, you'll get odds such that you're forced to shove even a diamond river (don't c/c it's worse) on the off chance he's calling you down with a naked top pair, which he could very well do if he's a big enough fish.

      So your bet sizing is probably fine until you can assess really how big of a fish that guy is.

      Hope it helps.