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[NL2-NL10] NL10 - JJ - playing the board/player

    • StaticMoth
      StaticMoth
      Silver
      Joined: 22.05.2009 Posts: 2,642
      Everest Poker, $0.05/0.10 Hold'em Cash Games, 10 Players

      Board:
      CapDCanoa (MP4): $5.45
      jo1736 (CO): $30.19
      JB1974 (Button): $9.21
      HolthemNL (SB): $9.05
      aigelboom (BB): $10.16
      july05 (UTG): $29.80
      Checkpoint71 (UTG+1): $16.93
      szabokarlo (MP1): $9.31
      HERO (MP2): $32.39
      PoGeRi (MP3): $29.35

      Dealt to HERO J:club: J:spade:

      Pre-flop:
      (3 folds), HERO raises to $.40, (4 folds), HolthemNL calls $.35, aigelboom raises to $1.60, HERO calls $1.20, (1 folds)

      Flop: ($3.70) K:diamond: 7:spade: 7:heart: (2 Players)
      aigelboom checks, HERO checks

      Turn: ($3.70) 5:diamond: (2 Players)
      aigelboom bets $2, HERO calls $2

      River: ($7.70) A:club: (2 Players)
      aigelboom checks, HERO bets $4.79, (1 folds), HERO returns $4.79

      Results:
      [color=red]HERO Showed [/color]J:club: J:spade:
      HERO wins $7.10

      The villain is a regular TAG at the tables with stats:
      18/7/ AF 2,6 - 3bet: 2,3%; WTSD: 23%

      from the 3-bet preflop and the looong thought before checking the flop and betting the turn after my check, smelled a lot like QQ there, so I felt the A on the river was the perfect bluff card there.
  • 2 replies
    • MaestroOfZerg
      MaestroOfZerg
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510
      Hi,


      I agree that it looks like QQ, and the river shove is probably fine against a weak/tight tag.

      Two caveats tho, with different angles. First, if villain is thinking enough, he can't really put you on an A at that point, so he'd have to give you either a random spazz or a trickily played monster and end up calling it off. Second, if villain is bad (which it looks like he is really, 18/7 is too big of a gap), he might not be able to fold QQ even with two overcards, not because he thinks about your range, but just because he can't fold.


      Hope it helps.
    • StaticMoth
      StaticMoth
      Silver
      Joined: 22.05.2009 Posts: 2,642
      I have played a lot against this villain and he is capable of folding
      and he's hand smelling awfully lot like QQ and two overs on the board
      looked like a good opportunity there, because @NL10 players mostly aren't putting you on hands/ranges. The "good" ones can at best lay down their monsters when the board looks ugly, but that's about it :f_biggrin:

      Thanks for your input :f_grin: