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[NL20-NL50] NL50 FR River optimizing value

    • Volrath89
      Joined: 23.07.2008 Posts: 2,171
      $0.25/$0.50 No Limit Holdem
      9 Players
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      UTG ($50)
      UTG+1 ($55.35)
      MP1 ($71.20)
      MP2 ($182.40) 67/16/2.9/26/65 (VPIP/PFR/AF/WTS/Hands)
      MP3 ($50)
      CO ($26.60)
      BTN ($50)
      SB ($49.50)
      Hero ($57.35)

      Pre-Flop: ($0.75, 9 players) Hero is BB 9:club: 9:heart:
      UTG calls $0.50, 2 folds, MP2 raises to $1, MP3 calls $1, 1 fold, BTN calls $1, SB calls $0.75, Hero calls $0.50, UTG calls $0.50

      Flop: 8:diamond: 9:diamond: 8:heart: ($6, 6 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $3, 1 fold, MP2 calls $3, 2 folds, SB folds

      Turn: J:heart: ($12, 2 players)
      Hero bets $5.50, MP2 calls $5.50

      River: 10:diamond: ($23, 2 players)
      Hero ???

      Of course I'm not ever going to fold here, my question is, maybe I could try a check/raise since this river can help a lot to villain (prob. making straigth or flush), or is it better to play bet/call??
  • 2 replies
    • AninIII
      Joined: 13.07.2008 Posts: 944

      if villain has KK, AA or JT for example, he'd check behind.
      So I guess I'd just bet 14$ hoping he has either straight or flush and jams all-in.
      He could talk himself into calling your riverbet with the hands from above.

      One other thing: Why didn't you donk 5$ so that it looks like a steal?

      Let's see what the judges think.

      Best regards,
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      c/rai is reasonable, but villain is not always betting there and if he has flush/straight, he might still raise your river bet
      I´d bet 9$ on the turn and 3/4 potsize on the river