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[NL2-NL10] NL100 QJs blind battles

    • RahXephon1
      RahXephon1
      Bronze
      Joined: 14.04.2009 Posts: 972
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.5/$1 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      CO:
      $20.00
      BU:
      $22.50
      SB:
      $276.05
      BB(Hero):
      $20.35
      UTG1:
      $129.00
      UTG2:
      $43.25
      MP1:
      $29.70
      MP2:
      $97.50
      MP3:
      $30.50


      Preflop: Hero is BB with T, 9.
      7 folds, SB calls $0.50, Hero raises to $2.00, SB calls $2.00.

      Flop: ($6) 7, 6, T (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $4.00, SB calls $4.00.

      Turn: ($14) K (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks.

      River: ($14) J (2 players)
      SB bets $13.00, Hero calls $13.00.

      Stupid call on the river for sure. Question is should I have bet the turn?
  • 2 replies
    • dandycal
      dandycal
      Bronze
      Joined: 10.10.2008 Posts: 1,711
      With this Turn I'd probably second barrel, I think he can have many draws/weak pairs there, and then you can often check behind River. Any stats on villain?
    • burek2000
      burek2000
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,107
      Hey RahXephon1,

      I would prefer to raise 3BBs preflop, cause otherwise pot might get too big too fast, for instance it would be better to have some more than just potsize left on the turn...

      As played, I would bet 8$ on the turn for value from FD and for free SD on the river, but if villain shows any action then I'd give up after the turn bet.

      Regards,
      burek2000