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[NL2-NL10] NL30 - Freeplay and flopped trips

    • SYJ
      Joined: 11.04.2009 Posts: 14
      Against complete unknown how should I play this?


      Hold'em No-Limit, $0.15/$0.30 (HHConverter by Kreatief)
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      SB ($29.70)
      Hero ($6)
      UTG+2 ($24.31)
      MP1 ($63.82)
      MP2 ($14.17)
      MP3 ($33.91)
      CO ($6)
      BTN ($10.44)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 5:diamond: Q:club:
      UTG+2 calls $0.30, 6 folds, Hero checks,

      Flop: 9:club: , Q:heart: , Q:spade: ( $0.75 )
      Hero bets $0.75, UTG+2 raises to $1.50, Hero ??,
  • 2 replies
    • thazar
      Joined: 14.09.2009 Posts: 6,561
      You are probably ahead the hands that beat you are Q with higher kicker and or pocket 9.

      I would call the raise. check/call on the turn and value bet on the river.

      The villain is probably on A9 or pocket 10+.

      I'd be interested to see what a more expert opinion would have to say.
    • burek2000
      Joined: 16.11.2007 Posts: 3,105
      Hey SYJ,

      I would prefer to check/raise this flop to give opponent a chance to bluff, because I think many opponents will try to steal limp with any 2 and many PPs, 9x and JT will still pay you off. If villain would check behind then I bet PS on the turn.

      As played, hero goes broke. There's no way to fold trips for 20BBs.