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[NL2-NL10] NL 10: few hands with aces

    • 098799
      Joined: 23.07.2007 Posts: 1,245
      0,05/0,10 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Q:spade: , A:club:
      3 folds, Hero raises to $0,40, 3 folds, SB calls $0,35, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0,90) 7:club: , 2:diamond: , J:club: (2 players)
      SB bets $0,10, Hero raises to $0,50, SB folds.

      Final Pot: $1,50

      Was the contibet justified?

      0,05/0,10 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with A:spade: , Q:heart:
      UTG+1 calls $0,10, 6 folds, SB calls $0,05, Hero raises to $0,60, UTG+1 calls $0,50, SB folds.

      Flop: ($1,30) A:heart: , 8:heart: , 3:club: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0,50, UTG+1 calls $0,50.

      Turn: ($2,30) T:spade: (2 players)
      Hero bets $0,90 (All-In), UTG+1 calls $0,90.

      River: ($4,10) 5:spade:

      Final Pot: $4,10

      Answer in white: my opponent was holding AT, so i lost

      How about that one? Did I bet the flop accurately?

      0,05/0,10 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Preflop: Hero is UTG+2 with T:diamond: , A:club:
      UTG+1 folds, Hero raises to $0,40, MP1 calls $0,40, 3 folds, BU calls $0,40, 2 folds.

      Flop: ($1,35) 7:spade: , 4:heart: , 4:spade: (3 players)
      Hero checks, MP1 checks, BU checks.

      Turn: ($1,35) Q:club: (3 players)
      Hero bets $0,50, 2 folds.

      Final Pot: $1,85

      To contibet or not to contibet? I was a little afraid 'cause there were two of them. On turn I tried to pretend I had Q - not too good strategy, I think?

      Thank you in advance. Don't go too hard on me, remember I'm just a beginner.

      edit: yay, and the wrong section ;( sorry.
  • 4 replies
    • Puschkin81
      Joined: 14.04.2006 Posts: 4,786
      Hi 098799!

      First of all: Thank you for posting your hands. By discussing your hands with other players you will learn a lot and improve your game!
      But: Please post your chip stack and the chip stacks of your opponents as well. And if you play SSS please post your hands in the SSS board and not in the BSS board. Thanks in advance.

      Concerning your hands:
      Hand 1: I would call the bet and hope to improve on the turn. If you raise you should raise more (~$1) because a small raise normally doesn't scare your opponents away.

      Hand 2: I would go all-in directly on the flop because your remaining stack is nearly pot size.

      Hand 3: No contibet on the flop is correct because you are out of position against two opponents. Even on the turn check/fold is the right play. A $0.50 bet doesn't make any sense.

      Good luck at the tables!
    • 098799
      Joined: 23.07.2007 Posts: 1,245
      Originally posted by Puschkin81
      (...)A $0.50 bet doesn't make any sense.(...)
      That's right. I need to think, think, think a lot more!

      Also, sorry for the errors. I'll try to fix them next time.

    • Mugge88
      Joined: 29.10.2006 Posts: 510
      hehe, don't be too hard on yourself.. It will all be easier over time when you get to play some more hands and get some more experience :)

      Best regards,
    • MMa7
      Joined: 13.02.2007 Posts: 75
      AT is as well a preflop fold especially in the EP.