[NL20-NL50] Dark-Tunnel Bluff / Flush Draw Bluff

    • GrantJennings
      GrantJennings
      Bronze
      Joined: 31.07.2008 Posts: 232
      Usually I stay away from raised pots with small suited connectors, but sometimes the pot odds still suggest a call preflop(?)

      The opener gives up on the hand on the flop, oop against two callers. This, and his initial mini-raise are all a little suspicious, but usually this is exactly what it looks like: he's got nothing, so I try to steal the pot(?)

      When I get called, I'll give up on the bluff, but the flush and oesd getting there on the end gives me a great opportunity to fire a second barrel at the pot(?)

      No way he'd check top pair on this board three times, and I can't put him on the flush or straightdraw; he'd bet it on the end, oop, 9 times out of 10 right? I think he's got a AQ, JQs, TT or something, or A-high, like AT or something he can let go easy.

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.1/$0.25 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      CO(Hero):
      $25.00
      BU:
      $26.75
      SB:
      $26.95
      BB:
      $23.70
      UTG2:
      $26.60
      MP1:
      $38.90
      MP2:
      $25.40
      MP3:
      $25.00


      Preflop: Hero is CO with 4, 5.
      UTG2 folds, MP1 raises to $0.50, MP2 calls $0.50, MP3 folds, Hero calls $0.50, 3 folds.

      Flop: ($1.85) Q, 2, K (3 players)
      MP1 checks, MP2 checks, Hero bets $1.25, MP1 calls $1.25, MP2 folds.

      Turn: ($4.35) 8 (2 players)
      MP1 checks, Hero checks.

      River: ($4.35) 9 (2 players)
      MP1 checks, Hero bets $3.25, MP1 folds, Hero gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $4.35.
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