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[NL20-NL50] QQ vs turn donk

    • peche025
      peche025
      Bronze
      Joined: 14.12.2008 Posts: 1,387
      No-Limit Hold'em, $0.50 BB (10 handed) - Hold'em Manager Converter Tool from FlopTurnRiver.com

      UTG ($50)
      UTG+1 ($55.02)
      Hero (UTG+2) ($63.60)
      MP1 ($22.21)
      MP2 ($49.47)
      MP3 ($50)
      CO ($3.47)
      Button ($18.53)
      SB ($70.59)
      BB ($54.88)

      Preflop: Hero is UTG+2 with Q, Q
      UTG calls $0.50, UTG+1 calls $0.50, Hero bets $3, 5 folds, SB calls $2.75, 3 folds

      Flop: ($7.50) 2, 9, 10 (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $4, SB calls $4

      Turn: ($15.50) J (2 players)
      SB bets $9.50, Hero calls $9.50

      River: ($34.50) 9 (2 players)
      SB bets $17.50, Hero calls $17.50

      Total pot: $69.50

      His donk bet really through me, any advise on the hand?
  • 3 replies
    • AninIII
      AninIII
      Bronze
      Joined: 13.07.2008 Posts: 944
      Hi,

      stats would be nice.

      preflop: nh
      flop: bet at least 6-7$ because of very drawheavy board
      turn: medium card and he donks 2/3 pot. I'd call too due to your redraw, because a raise would isolate you BUT villain could easily hold sth. like JT, T9, 87, J9, 22, 99, TT
      river: I tend to fold, because you only beat a bluff and maybe Jx type ot hands as the flush arrived, too. And his size screams for value: T9

      What did he have?
      Let's see what the judges think.

      Best regards,
      Anin
    • BogdanDin7
      BogdanDin7
      Bronze
      Joined: 29.04.2008 Posts: 1,114
      I would bet more on the flop too , it`s 3 way pot and draw heavy board so just to be safe make it ~6$. Turn line is weird , my guess after that is he`s on smthing like 99-JJ , JT ,QJ myb KJ/AJ. Not sure he will play a draw like that often unless he has the J :spade: in it. If u raise there he might decide to continue with some strong pair + draw hands but he will fold everything else u beat so i guess calling > raising there. River completes the fd but now u beat JT. Still this looks like a value bet so unless some read on him i think fold ?
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      you can bet more on the flop, turn call is standard. your hand isn´t strong enough to get all-in
      River: against unknown I´d call him down, you can´t be sure that he isn´t betting there Jx and since he bet on the turn, don´t think he has there always flush.
      Until you can´t be sure it is most of the times two pair+ I´d go for showdown