[NL2-NL10] NL5 Q10s flopped set

    • Termis
      Joined: 01.07.2007 Posts: 149
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      0.05/0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Elephant 0.70 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BU with T:heart: , Q:heart:
      5 folds, Hero calls $0.10, SB calls $0.05, BB raises to $0.40, Hero calls $0.30, SB folds.

      Flop: ($0.90) 4:spade: , Q:spade: , Q:diamond: (2 players)
      BB bets $0.64, Hero calls $0.64.

      Turn: ($2.18) 3:club: (2 players)
      BB bets $1.56, Hero raises to $3.12, BB raises to $4.68, Hero raises to $8.96 (All-In), BB calls $4.28. I guess its a fold on 3bet

      River: ($20.10) K:diamond: (2 players)

      Final Pot: $20.10
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      I'd just call down against that player, if he has KK+ or (doubtful) some kind of bluff, the only way we might spook him is if we raise that turn, so i don't like raising. I would if i had a better Qx because then we might also cooler worse trips, but as it is i don't think he ever raises a worse Qx than ours preflop so I'd rather keep worse hands in by just calling. Hopefully he valuebets worse on the river.

      As played exactly, unless he's a huge moron he won't continue without Qx+ so when he 3bets we beat nothing, making our raise almost worthless to begin with. Maybe if you know he'll call the minraise with KK+ and than cry pot odds and call off on the river it's okay, but that's about the only scenario where we get value from a worse hand.

      Hope it helps.