[NL2-NL10] NL2 set vs straight

    • fusionpk
      fusionpk
      Bronze
      Joined: 21.01.2010 Posts: 1,683
      Hey, please can I have some advice on this hand, I got extremely lucky.

      Villain is 59/9. Did I play this right? Where can I improve? Any advice is good, thanks.

      Reviewing the hand I figure no worse hand is really calling, although since hes so loose he could be playing a flush draw. He could have a worse set or 2 pair also. However, I think I should fold to his 4bet as the preflop limp makes his range so much wider. Would you agree? Thanks.

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (7 handed)

      Known players:
      SB:
      $2.00
      BB:
      $2.00
      MP1:
      $1.87
      MP2 (Hero):
      $2.59
      MP3:
      $2.00
      CO:
      $3.06
      BU:
      $2.79


      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with 6, 6.
      CO posts deadblind, MP1 calls $0.02, Hero calls $0.02, 2 folds, BU calls $0.02, SB folds, BB checks.

      Flop: ($0.1) 6, 4, 8 (4 players)
      BB checks, MP1 bets $0.02, Hero raises to $0.06, BU folds, BB folds, MP1 raises to $0.10, Hero raises to $0.18, MP1 raises to $0.66, Hero raises to $2.63, MP1 calls $1.21.

      Turn: ($4.52) T (2 players)


      River: ($4.52) 6 (2 players)


      Final Pot: $4.52.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows four of a kind, sixs(6 6).
      MP1 shows a straight, eight high(7 5).

      Hero wins with four of a kind, sixs(6 6).
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      MaestroOfZerg
      Bronze
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510
      Hi,


      We're not folding ever, the only hand we're in horrible shape against is 88, and he has that just as often as he has 44, which we crush. Against flushdraws we're ahead, against made straight we have boat outs for 2 streets.

      Only problem with the way you played it (assuming you don't want to raise preflop) is the size of your raises, way too small considering just how many draws your opponents can have. Just make a potsize raise over MP1's small bet, make a substantial 4-bet over his minimum 3-bet and be happy with calling it off.


      Hope it helps.