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[NL20-NL50] NL50 Q2s stealing

    • radyan111
      Joined: 03.07.2008 Posts: 1,151
      Party Poker $50 No Limit Hold'em - 6 players - View hand 521825
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      UTG: $11.84
      MP: $60.15
      CO: $88.67
      BTN: $24.73
      Hero (SB): $50.25
      BB: $73.10

      Pre Flop: ($0.75) Hero is SB with Q :heart: 2 :heart:
      4 folds, Hero raises to $2, BB calls $1.50

      Flop: ($4.00) T :diamond: J :diamond: 4 :spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $2.75, BB calls $2.75

      Turn: ($9.50) 2 :spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $6, BB calls $6

      River: ($21.50) 7 :heart: (2 players)
      Hero bets $13, BB calls $13

      BB is 23/19/10/1.7/(64)
      I have an aggressive image (I guess).

      Preflop aside - I probably wouldn't steal again with Q2s vs that player.

      Generally speaking I think that's the board it's hard to coldcall three bets on.
      I put him on a draw very often (I think with his low AF he might play it passively) and all the draws miss so they fold to a three barrel. Every T folds, almost every J also folds, I think AJ and JT are the only hands that call a 3 barrels - others fold or he raises them somewhere as the board is drawy and he has to protect with e.g. set of fours.

      Is this an ok play?
  • 2 replies
    • Jaissica
      Joined: 10.02.2009 Posts: 1,385
      If you have an aggressive, stealing bluffy image, you are getting called by nearly any pair, especially in blind wars.

      "Throwing good money away after bad" is my opinion of your river play. BB just doesnt seem to want to go away.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      you likely get calldown a lot of times, since all the draws missed
      So I think you can c/f turn or c/f river
      you can´t bet river for value and I think you don´t have enough fold equity to fold out better hands