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[NL2-NL10] NL5 Straddle after stackoff

    • martizzo
      Joined: 10.06.2007 Posts: 957
      Grabbed by Holdem Manager
      NL Holdem $0.05(BB) Poker Stars
      Hero ($7.99)
      BB ($3.19)
      UTG ($14.79)
      UTG+1 ($5.88)
      UTG+2 ($6.06)
      MP1 ($5.66)
      CO ($5.39)
      BTN ($10)

      Dealt to Hero J:diamond: Q:diamond:

      UTG raises to $0.15, fold, fold, MP1 raises to $0.44, CO calls $0.44, fold, Hero calls $0.42, fold, UTG calls $0.29

      FLOP ($1.81) 9:spade: 8:diamond: 7:heart:

      Hero checks, UTG checks, MP1 checks, CO checks

      TURN ($1.81) 9:spade: 8:diamond: 7:heart: A:club:
      1:10 for gutshot
      Hero checks, UTG checks, MP1 checks, CO bets $0.20, Hero calls $0.20, UTG folds, MP1 raises to $0.40, CO calls $0.20, Hero calls $0.20

      RIVER ($3.01) 9:spade: 8:diamond: 7:heart: A:club: T:heart:

      Hero checks, MP1 checks, CO bets $4.55 (AI), Hero raises to $7.15 (AI), MP1 folds

      Hero wins $11.51
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Even getting 10:1 it's not that obvious a call with a gutshot, considering you're not closing the action and this A is likely to stir up some more bets in a 4-way pot, there is no guarantee you actually get to see a river for that price. Let's call that marginal and move on.

      On the river I think this card is somewhat scary for everybody and it's not that easy for either villain to have Jx in that spot, so I'm not sure I would give them the opportunity to check that river through. The small bets and small raises on the turn didn't really make me confident in their abilities to bet again, most likely I'd just donk out myself around $1.9 and hope they somehow pay off with two pairs/Ax, most of them will end up shoving Jx anyway if they somehow have that.

      Hope it helps.