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[NL2-NL10] NL2 A8s

    • shivas80
      Joined: 24.12.2008 Posts: 573
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with 8, A.
      UTG1 folds, UTG2 calls $0.02, 2 folds, Hero raises to $0.06, 2 folds, BB calls $0.04, UTG2 calls $0.04.

      Flop: ($0.18) 5, 5, 2 (3 players)
      BB checks, UTG2 checks, Hero bets $0.12, BB calls $0.12, UTG2 folds.

      Turn: ($0.42) K (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero checks.

      River: ($0.42) 7 (2 players)
      BB bets $0.14, Hero raises to $0.42, BB calls $0.28.

      Final Pot: $1.26.
  • 3 replies
    • kosmonaut111
      Joined: 26.01.2009 Posts: 715
      Preflop raise is too small. 4BB +1 for limper = 0,1 $ would be right. When raising this hand, you should play really carefully postflop when hitting top pair.

      Its a good flop to Cbet so flop play is OK.

      I would second barrel here with this scary turncard but I think check is also fine.

      On river raise for value. His donk may indicate some slowplayed monster but it may be a lonely 5 or weaker flush.
    • SheepMoose
      Joined: 15.01.2009 Posts: 854
      I agree with kosmonaut, I'm second barreling here always.
      A lot of fish will call a flop bet but snap fold to turn bets, and betting the turn again is another way we can pick up this pot incase our flushdraw misses completely.

      River raise is a little small, I'd make it close to $0.60 here.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      I think your line is fine, tho as previously said most of us would likely fire at that K scare card on the turn to get rid of all the floats passive players still have in their ranges after calling a bet on a paired board. Pocket pairs, overcards without a K, random gutshots or flushdraws, all of those either can't stand a turn bet and will fold, or you're ahead of with A-high + dominating flushdraw so you're valuebetting.

      Hope it helps.