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[NL2-NL10] JJ trips vs flush draw

    • tckb
      Joined: 27.05.2009 Posts: 18
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (8 handed)

      Known players:
      UTG2 (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is UTG2 with J, J.
      Hero raises to $0.40, 2 folds, MP3 calls $0.40, CO calls $0.40, 3 folds.

      Flop: ($1.35) 4, Q, 3 (3 players)
      Hero bets $0.80, MP3 calls $0.80, CO folds.

      Turn: ($2.95) 7 (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP3 checks.

      River: ($2.95) J (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP3 bets $2.85, Hero folds, MP3 gets uncalled bet back.

      Final Pot: $2.95.

      Hero [6/6/0/36]
      MP3 [100/86/1.7/36]

      What did i do wrong?
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      Nothing, it just shows you of easier it is to play in position than to play out of position.

      The turn card is just plain horrible for your hand since he could have 65/hearts/Qx, the only stuff you beat would be marginal (pocket)pairs that peeled the flop, and probably won't call a bet on the turn unless maybe they also have a heart draw. Either way it's way too thin a range to valuebet against considering how many hands actually beat you now.

      And on the river villain could still have flushes while it's hard for you to have one, which means it's risky for you to turn your hand into a bluff and it's not so risky for him. Again, position is the nuts.

      Hope it helps.