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[NL2-NL10] NL 25 SSS playing 44 on SB

    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      1)
      Known players: (for a description of vp$ip, pfr, ats, folded bb, af, wts, wsd or hands click here)       
      Position:
      Stack
      Hero:
      $4,75
      BB:
      $22,04

      0,10/0,25 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Texas Grabem 1.8 by www.pokerstrategy.cc.

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 4:spade: , 4:heart:
      7 folds, Hero calls $0,15, BB checks.

      Flop: ($0,50) 9:spade: , A:spade: , 3:heart: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks.

      Turn: ($0,50) 7:heart: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BB checks.

      River: ($0,50) 6:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0,25, BB raises to $1,00, Hero folds.

      Final Pot: $1,75

      Against tight BSS or SSS player I would raise pre-flop. Here I decided to call. Should I bet out at any street, river min bet was just so stupid:(
  • 2 replies
    • Nunki
      Nunki
      Bronze
      Joined: 25.10.2006 Posts: 865
      Small PP's are difficult to play OOP so I would recommend never open- calling with them, especially in the SB.

      Std. opening raise>>open-push>>open-call.

      Edit: only open-call if you have an aggressive BB who is very likely to raise you as you can then 4-bet AI.
    • Berliner1982
      Berliner1982
      Bronze
      Joined: 12.07.2006 Posts: 5,644
      In the SB its either raise or fold. ;)
      I would only complete with small Pockets if I get 5:1 or better 7:1.