[NL20-NL50] NL25 Rush KK v rediculous draw

    • robpettitt
      robpettitt
      Bronze
      Joined: 05.09.2009 Posts: 45
      Not much to say about this really. I bet for value all the way down and just could not put him on what he had, and even if that was in his range I felt I had to call given the pot size.

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.1/$0.25 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2:
      $28.13
      MP3 (Hero):
      $33.87
      CO:
      $37.29
      BU:
      $14.20
      SB:
      $40.88
      BB:
      $12.47
      UTG1:
      $19.75
      UTG2:
      $78.58
      MP1:
      $25.60


      Preflop: Hero is MP3 with K, K.
      4 folds, Hero raises to $1.00, CO calls $1.00, 3 folds.

      Flop: ($2.35) T, 3, 8 (2 players)
      Hero bets $1.25, CO calls $1.25.

      Turn: ($4.85) 5 (2 players)
      Hero bets $2.25, CO calls $2.25.

      River: ($9.35) 9 (2 players)
      Hero checks, CO bets $5.88, Hero calls $5.88.

      Final Pot: $21.11.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows a pair of kings(K K).
      CO shows a straight, queen high(Q J).

      CO wins with a straight, queen high(Q J).
  • 4 replies
    • awishformore
      awishformore
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.06.2007 Posts: 922
      I would b/f the river. Not too many draws have hit, but quite a few have picked up a pair. He will also call you with weaker pairs often. By check/calling you isolate yourself against a stronger range because he will check weaker pairs behind (cf. negative freeroll).

      Also, I would bet a bit bigger on flop and turn (for value, not protection obviously).
    • kosmonaut111
      kosmonaut111
      Bronze
      Joined: 26.01.2009 Posts: 715
      Bet more on flop and turn.

      On river Bet/fold seems to be good option. like already stated logigal draws like 9J or 97 made a pair and may be willing to call your bet , but rarely bet themselves.

      Although if you know that your opponent is aggressive on river (bluffing with busted draws), you could c/call.

      And dont post results.
    • robpettitt
      robpettitt
      Bronze
      Joined: 05.09.2009 Posts: 45
      Thanks guys,

      Didn't appreciate about not posting results, will not do from now!

      In hindsight I should have bet bigger on flop and turn. With the river, I see what you say about b/f but surely the pot is so big I can't fold to his AI?
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      Originally posted by robpettitt
      Thanks guys,

      Didn't appreciate about not posting results, will not do from now!

      In hindsight I should have bet bigger on flop and turn. With the river, I see what you say about b/f but surely the pot is so big I can't fold to his AI?
      well, if you bet more on the flop and turn, then pot is a littlebit bigger, but you can still b/f river to half bet size, since likely he isn´t bluffing there and your overpair isn´t good.
      But going for showdown is also ok. Not too often people would call you down with one pair hand if you raise pf, and bet flop, turn and river