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[NL2-NL10] AJ, shove missed flop?

    • elhh82
      Joined: 03.09.2008 Posts: 6,838
      $0.1/$0.25 No Limit Holdem
      9 players
      Converted at

      UTG ($23.25)
      UTG+1 ($13.90)
      MP1 ($21.77)
      MP2 ($23.55)
      MP3 ($32.00)
      Hero (CO) ($4.40)
      BTN ($7.24)
      SB ($7.53)
      BB ($24.05)

      Pre-flop: ($0.35, 9 players) Hero is CO J: A:
      1 fold, UTG+1 calls $0.25, 3 folds, Hero raises to $1.25, 3 folds, UTG+1 calls $1

      Flop: :8h: :2s: :6c: ($2.85, 2 players)
      UTG+1 checks, Hero bets $3.15, UTG+1 calls $3.15

      Turn: :3s: ($9.15, 2 players)

      River: :9c: ($9.15, 2 players)

      [Results Hidden]
  • 5 replies
    • theguy
      Joined: 16.07.2009 Posts: 215
      This is a very nasty flop to bluff on. I would probably check/fold. There is not a single card that would represent me having a good hand playing SSS ( maybe only a set of 8 )
    • elhh82
      Joined: 03.09.2008 Posts: 6,838
      or any pocket pair?
    • Tampaloeres81
      Joined: 08.03.2009 Posts: 1,416

      These flops are bad for c-betting. Just c/f until your hand improves.

      Yes you could represent a PP, but villain will mostly never fold if he is holding a PP.
    • RahXephon1
      Joined: 14.04.2009 Posts: 972
      Yes villain is never folding a pocket pair, overpair or top pair here. Also on this flop he is probably not folding AK, AQ either. Just check fold unimproved I think. It could be different with AK since you would still have some outs + some showdown value.
    • burek2000
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,107
      Hey elhh82,

      given the fact villain is completely unknown I would still like to make 1.5$ c-bet and give up to any action, since we don't know how wide his range is or how aggressive he is. But I also think c/f unimproved is certainly an option, as villain will not fold any better hand here, however there's a chance he bluffs us off the hand with something even worse if we don't bet the flop. So, any stats would be great, to see at least what range are we dealing with.