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[NL2-NL10] Nl5 KK vs donk shove river

    • Gabinr1
      Joined: 05.04.2009 Posts: 7,755
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      0,02/0,05 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.68 by

      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with K:club: , K:diamond:
      UTG2 folds, MP1 calls $0,05, Hero raises to $0,25, 4 folds, BB calls $0,20, MP1 calls $0,20.

      Flop: ($0,77) 5:heart: , Q:diamond: , 6:club: (3 players)
      BB checks, MP1 checks, Hero bets $0,50, BB calls $0,50, MP1 folds.

      Turn: ($1,77) 5:diamond: (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $1,70, BB calls $1,70.

      River: ($5,17) 4:club: (2 players)
      BB bets $3,12 (All-In), Hero calls $3,12.

      Final Pot: $11,41

      Results follow (highlight to see):
      Hero shows two pairs, kings and fives (Kc Kd)
      BB shows three of a kind, fives (As 5s)

      BB wins with three of a kind, fives (As 5s)

      I got the sensation that I was beat, but couldn't fold.
      He probably bet thinking that it's a possibility that I would check too if he checks again (and if he has a strong made hand, he doesn't want this).

      Any 56s,78s, QQ, 66 is reasonable and could be hold by my opponent.
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      As played on the river without reads and given the odds i'm calling too, you never know when he'll show up with a random Qx in that spot, some players are that bad.

      You don't need to bet that strong on the turn tho, backdoor flush isn't that likely and the board just paired discouraging most people to draw to it anyway, so 2/3 pot will do just fine again.

      Hope it helps.