[NL2-NL10] NL400: T8s Top Pair + Flushdraw

    • Puschkin81
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      2/4 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)


      Preflop: Hero is BU with 8:spade: , T:spade:
      MP2 folds, MP3 raises to $16.00, CO folds, Hero calls $16.00, 2 folds.

      Flop: ($33.50) 7:spade: , 8:heart: , 3:spade: (2 players)
      MP3 bets $24, Hero raises to $88.00, MP3 calls $64.00.

      Turn: ($206.50) 8:club: (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $160, MP3 raises to $313.74 (All-In), Hero calls $153.74.

      River: ($831.48) J:spade:


      Final Pot: $831.48

      Raise on the flop ok? Other comments?
  • 6 replies
    • undercover82
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      A bit of a loose call preflop :D
      On the flop its a slight favorite vs overpair without spade , slight underdog vs overpair with spade , or a better 8 or a higher flushdraw , 30% underdog vs 33/77. I would reraise as well to get fold equity , to stack him easier if i hit my outs and to take the free card on turn if i dont hit. I would also call an all in since its mostly a coinflip vs his range and already 25% of the stack is invested in the pot.
      Did you play that hand? If so , are you gonna ask yourself to evaluate it as well ? :D
    • Puschkin81
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      Yes, I played that hand. And I didn't know if it was the correct play. That's why I ask my members. I'm still learning the game like you do. :D

      Good luck at the tables!
      Puschkin81
    • Blinzler
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      preflop looks good
      flop is tricky and i think just flat calling the flop is an option. We are not a huge favorite when we get called or pushed into but can easily call and this line will be +ev.
      However we dont really have to protect that much and will sometimes be able to catch a second barrel on the turn or take a free rivercard.
      So i guess both lines have value and are probably pretty close.
    • Puschkin81
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      Thanks for your comment Blinzler!

      And good luck at the tables!
      Puschkin81
    • Sebra
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      I like Puschkin's line. Calling preflop is fine as long as he is not too nitty.

      Raising the flop is a 50:50 shot against all overpairs and we might also get it allin against some weaker drawing hands. He has almost never a hand that has huge equity against our Hand.

      Turn is an easy decision, just stack his aces ;)
    • Puschkin81
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      I would have liked to stack his aces. He showed A8o and I sucked out on the river :D