This site uses cookies to improve your browsing experience. By continuing to browse the website, you accept such cookies. For more details and to change your settings, see our Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy. Close

[NL2-NL10] NL50 - All-in on the flop (2)

    • Kknight
      Joined: 30.04.2007 Posts: 374
      Hand 1:
      No-Limit Hold'em, $0.50 BB (8 handed)

      UTG+1 ($47.45)
      MP1 ($26.05)
      MP2 ($55.60)
      CO ($49.50)
      Button ($34.70)
      Hero ($9.50)
      BB ($68.80)
      UTG ($167.15)

      Preflop: Hero is SB with 8:diamond: , 8:club: .
      UTG calls $0.50, UTG+1 calls $0.50, [color:#666666]2 folds[/color], CO calls $0.50, [color:#666666]1 fold[/color], [color:#CC3333]Hero raises to $4[/color], [color:#666666]1 fold[/color], UTG folds, UTG+1 calls $3.50, CO calls $3.50.

      Flop: ($13) 2:spade: , 6:club: , A:club: [color:#0000FF](3 players)[/color]
      [color:#CC3333]Hero bets $5.5 (All-In)[/color], UTG+1 calls $5.50, CO calls $5.50.

      Turn: ($10.50) Q:club: [color:#0000FF](3 players, 1 all-in)[/color]
      [color:#CC3333]UTG+1 bets $1.5[/color], CO calls $1.50.

      River: ($13.50) T:heart: [color:#0000FF](3 players, 1 all-in)[/color]
      [color:#CC3333]UTG+1 bets $4[/color], [color:#CC3333]CO raises to $8[/color], UTG+1 calls $4.

      Final Pot: $48.50

      I've got less than 1/2 the pot on the flop, so it's a push, right?

      Hand 2:
      No-Limit Hold'em, $0.50 BB

      Button ($7.30)
      SB ($16.20)
      BB ($42.90)
      UTG ($50.50)
      UTG+1 ($8)
      Hero ($9.75)
      MP2 ($13.20)
      CO ($50)

      Preflop: Hero is MP1 with K:diamond: , A:diamond: . CO posts a blind of $0.50.
      [color:#666666]2 folds[/color], [color:#CC3333]Hero raises to $2.5[/color], [color:#666666]1 fold[/color], CO (poster) calls $2, [color:#666666]3 folds[/color].

      Flop: ($5.75) 8:diamond: , J:club: , 9:club: [color:#0000FF](2 players)[/color]
      [color:#CC3333]Hero bets $4[/color], [color:#CC3333]CO raises to $8[/color], Hero calls $3.25 (All-In).

      Turn: ($20.25) 3:spade: [color:#0000FF](2 players, 1 all-in)[/color]

      River: ($20.25) 5:heart: [color:#0000FF](2 players, 1 all-in)[/color]

      Final Pot: $20.25

      CO raised my c-bet, but I'm only being asked to call $3.25 into a $17.75 pot, so I figured I couldn't fold.

  • 6 replies
    • degnic
      Joined: 06.02.2007 Posts: 3,953
      against 3 limpers, I would just complete hand1 and play for set value. Hand2 hits your villain so often, and you don't have many outs, so actually I would play check/fold here. Maybe it's bit weak but the flop is almost worst possible.
    • Nunki
      Joined: 25.10.2006 Posts: 865
      1) Against most players just completing here is fine. A standard-sized raise is too often going to lead to difficult post-flop play being OOP with a bloated pot. Open-pushing is alright here too.

      2)OOP with a board that could have hit villain in so many ways I agree with Degnic and probably c/f.
    • Kknight
      Joined: 30.04.2007 Posts: 374
      On hand 1 I was actually ahead of both players when I pushed the flop. They were both chasing the flush...which they of course both hit on the turn :(

      Also, I find that most of the time a standard raise here is enough to get it heads up...this was just an exceptionally loose table with two players calling because "my cards are suited! I can't fold these!" One was Kxs the other was Jxs...the x was a low rag in both cases :rolleyes:

    • Puschkin81
      Joined: 14.04.2006 Posts: 4,786
      Hi Kknight!

      I think that you played Hand 1 correctly. There is a lot of dead money in the pot and you often have the best hand preflop after so many players limped. For this reason a raise is the right play here imo. Push on an A-high flop is correct too because you cannot fold here anymore with your stacksize and you can easily have hit the ace. Nice hand!

      In hand 2 I agree with degnic and Nunki.

      Good luck at the tables!
    • Kknight
      Joined: 30.04.2007 Posts: 374
      Originally posted by Puschkin81
      In hand 2 I agree with degnic and Nunki.
      @Puschkin, degnic & Nunki

      What is the deciding factor here? Or is it a combination of all factors (OOP, very coordinated flop.) The reason I ask is that I thought SSS heads up is ALWAYS a c-bet. Also, conceivable calling hands would include low pocket pairs, which would likely fold on a board like this, correct?

    • Berliner1982
      Joined: 12.07.2006 Posts: 5,644
      Hand 1.)
      Honestly I open just complete here, when I´m not sure that my chance that everybody fold it over 60% and only play for set Value.
      Put like played, its the right Move to go All-In on the Flop, only a Flushdraw and Pocket 66 or 22 should call here. An Ace should be on the flop anyway. ;)

      Hand 2.)
      Tough the CO Poster can hold any 2 here. Often they just hit an 8, 9 or the Jack and Push since they believe you´re on 2 Overcards. Honestly I go broke here as well. If he has a Pair, I still have 6 Outs + 2.5 Outs for my Backdoor Straight and Flushdraw. So I after discounting maybe 7 Outs and I need 6:1 to call and I get 6.2:1, since I only have to call $3.25 to win $20.25.

      But its not a mistake to fold here.