[NL2-NL10] NL50 - Best Kicker on a Two Paired Board

    • Kknight
      Kknight
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      Joined: 30.04.2007 Posts: 374
      No-Limit Hold'em, $0.50 BB (9 handed)

      Button ($9.25)
      SB ($27.50)
      Hero ($10.75)
      UTG ($14)
      UTG+1 ($37.85)
      MP1 ($96.15)
      MP2 ($46.45)
      MP3 ($61.75)
      CO ($114.55)

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 7:club: , K:spade: .
      [color:#666666]3 folds[/color], MP2 calls $0.50, [color:#666666]4 folds[/color], Hero checks.

      Flop: ($1.25) T:diamond: , A:club: , 4:club: [color:#0000FF](2 players)[/color]
      Hero checks, MP2 checks.

      Turn: ($1.25) A:spade: [color:#0000FF](2 players)[/color]
      Hero checks, MP2 checks.

      River: ($1.25) T:spade: [color:#0000FF](2 players)[/color]
      Hero checks, MP2 checks.

      Final Pot: $1.25

      Results in white below: [color:#FFFFFF]
      Hero has 7c Ks (two pair, aces and tens).
      MP2 has 7h Kd (two pair, aces and tens).
      Outcome: Hero wins $0.62. MP2 wins $0.62. [/color]

      Would there have been any benefit to betting the river? The action led me to believe that he doesn't have an A or a T. I've got the best kicker...any chance another K may have folded to a bet here? Or maybe even a chance of a call from a Q?

      Thanks,
      Kknight
  • 6 replies
    • Berliner1982
      Berliner1982
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      Joined: 12.07.2006 Posts: 5,644
      IP I would bet, since the chance for a check/raise is slim. But OOP I just check and hope for a free showdown, because only hands call they beats us or we have a split with.
    • Kknight
      Kknight
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      Joined: 30.04.2007 Posts: 374
      OK, Thanks Berliner
    • Chiller3k
      Chiller3k
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      Joined: 16.06.2007 Posts: 4,326
      Originally posted by Berliner1982
      IP I would bet, since the chance for a check/raise is slim. But OOP I just check and hope for a free showdown, because only hands call they beats us or we have a split with.
      Sry Berliner, but I think, betting makes no sense on the River.
      no weaker Hand will call your bet. You'll only get action from better Hands. Check behind, in my opinion, is the best play here. And I don't see a chance, that an other King will fold, since you checked down IP. There's no stronger hand you can represent with your bet.
      But maybe it's a question of personal atitude


      for some reason i accidentally got into the Englisch Forum, don't know why^^
    • Berliner1982
      Berliner1982
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      Chiller you´re right. ^^ I mean I wrote myself that only better hands would call us and against weaker hands we split the pot anyway. :D

      I shouldn´t evaluate when I´m on my feets for hours.

      Luckily right know I just stand up. ;)
    • Chiller3k
      Chiller3k
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      Originally posted by Berliner1982
      Chiller you´re write. ^^
      and you still make mistakes ;) :D
    • Berliner1982
      Berliner1982
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      :D ;) I´m always good for a Joke. ;)