[NL2-NL10] NL2 QQ and J3s

    • Cpwpoker
      Cpwpoker
      Bronze
      Joined: 04.06.2009 Posts: 706
      Was playing NL2 BSS 16 tables. Here is two hand where i would like evaluation.

      1st


      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2:
      $6.25
      MP3:
      $0.35
      CO:
      $2.10
      BU:
      $0.40
      SB:
      $0.70
      BB(Hero):
      $1.96
      UTG2:
      $0.42
      MP1:
      $2.06


      Preflop: Hero is BB with Q, Q.
      3 folds, MP3 raises to $0.04, CO calls $0.04, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.02.

      Flop: ($0.13) 3, 5, 9 (4 players)
      Hero checks, MP3 checks, CO bets $0.08, Hero raises to $0.16, MP3 folds, CO raises to $0.53, Hero raises to $1.76(All-In), CO calls $1.31.

      Turn: ($3.97) 8 (3 players)


      River: ($3.97) T (3 players)


      Final Pot: $3.97.


      2nd

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2:
      $0.90
      MP3:
      $2.83
      CO:
      $2.95
      BU:
      $1.43
      SB(Hero):
      $1.81
      BB:
      $0.36
      MP1:
      $0.34


      Preflop: Hero is SB with J, 3.
      3 folds, CO calls $0.02, BU folds, Hero calls $0.01, BB checks.

      Flop: ($0.06) 5, J, 7 (4 players)
      Hero bets $0.06, BB calls $0.06, CO raises to $2.93(All-In), Hero calls $1.73(All-In), BB folds.

      Turn: ($4.84) 6 (3 players)


      River: ($4.84) K (3 players)


      Final Pot: $4.84.
  • 6 replies
    • kosmonaut111
      kosmonaut111
      Bronze
      Joined: 26.01.2009 Posts: 715
      First hand: preflop: calling minraise is pointless here, make it about 0,16-0,2

      On flop considering its NL2 you can go AI, but dont minraise. Make normal raise and call shove or push after his raise.

      Second hand: completing this trash hand is acceptable but I wouldnt do it. With TPNK you are often in bad shape and also your possible flush is fourth best.

      You can lead out on this flop but I wouldnt call his raise, if he has a set or twopair (J5 or J7) you dont get enough odds to call. If he has only a FD or SD, you are ahead but I would spare my money here and not put it in in this borderline situation.
    • mozartiano
      mozartiano
      Bronze
      Joined: 01.02.2009 Posts: 35
      Agreed.

      But in the first case, after calling the miniraise, I don't like calling the all in.


      Looks like the guy was masking aces.

      Bye
    • Cpwpoker
      Cpwpoker
      Bronze
      Joined: 04.06.2009 Posts: 706
      Thanks for your opinion XP

      I was playing like a donk with these two hand >_<

      Need to become a better poker player and reduce my flaw.
    • Mstlc
      Mstlc
      Bronze
      Joined: 14.03.2009 Posts: 4,676
      Try to post one hand per topic,

      Hand 1: You should always 3bet, definitely at these stakes at least. And considering MP3 is open-min-raising you got yet another argument to do so. Just 3-bet to 20-24c there.

      On the flop: raise properly... Min-raising is for donks. Other then that, just get the money in but you're doing that just fine.

      Hand 2: Fold pre-flop. Completing suited broadways and pocket pairs in the SB etc is ok but completing suited garbage is something you shouldn't do.

      As played I would go broke under normal circumstances cause I know I'm almost flipping against overpairs & Jx hands but there's only 18c in the pot which is gonna go towards rake anyway so I think folding here would be the best option.
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Originally posted by kosmonaut111
      First hand: preflop: calling minraise is pointless here, make it about 0,16-0,2

      On flop considering its NL2 you can go AI, but dont minraise. Make normal raise and call shove or push after his raise.

      Second hand: completing this trash hand is acceptable but I wouldnt do it. With TPNK you are often in bad shape and also your possible flush is fourth best.

      You can lead out on this flop but I wouldnt call his raise, if he has a set or twopair (J5 or J7) you dont get enough odds to call. If he has only a FD or SD, you are ahead but I would spare my money here and not put it in in this borderline situation.
      +1
      1) I think getting all-in on the flop is fine, I´d 3-bet pf though
      2) your hand isn´t that strong to call overshove. I´d b/f to shove
    • Cpwpoker
      Cpwpoker
      Bronze
      Joined: 04.06.2009 Posts: 706
      Thank for the evaluation.

      Will not make the same mistake against.Hope so xD