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[NL2-NL10] Trips on flop , How could I've got more money?

    • FWKanobi
      Joined: 13.02.2009 Posts: 740
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:

      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with K, J.
      MP2 folds, Hero raises to $0.20, 3 folds, BB calls $0.15.

      Flop: ($0.42) J, J, 4 (2 players)
      BB bets $0.15, Hero raises to $0.30, BB calls $0.15.

      Turn: ($1.02) 8 (2 players)
      BB checks, Hero bets $0.55, BB folds, Hero gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $1.02.
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      When he donks out like that on JJ4r his range is incredibly weak most of the time (A9/KQ/33/77 type of stuff) and very strong the rest of the time (44/Jx). If he's weak he's very unlikely to continue putting money given how small he bet in the first place, if he's strong he's gonna call a bigger raise anyway, which is good because you want all the money to go in.

      So unless you've seen him go on with bluffs there for 3 streets before, just make a normal 3x raise and forget about the times he folds, the times you stack him for a full 130bb will more than make up for them.

      Hope it helps.