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[NL2-NL10] NL25 SH BSS Flush outdrawn on river?

    • degnic
      degnic
      Bronze
      Joined: 06.02.2007 Posts: 3,953
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      Position:
      Stack
      BU:
      $23,08
      SB:
      $11,01
      MP3:
      $24,98
      CO:
      $40
      Hero:
      $25

      0,10/0,25 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Texas Grabem 1.9 by www.pokerstrategy.com.

      Preflop: Hero is BB with 6:club: , 5:club:
      MP2 folds, MP3 raises to $0,75, CO calls $0,75, BU calls $0,75, SB calls $0,65, Hero calls $0,50.

      Flop: ($3,75) K:club: , T:spade: , J:club: (5 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks, MP3 bets $1, 2 folds, SB calls $1,00, Hero calls $1,00.

      Turn: ($6,75) 3:club: (3 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $4, MP3 calls $4,00, SB folds.

      River: ($14,75) Q:club: (2 players)
      Hero bets $6, MP3 raises to $15,50, Hero folds.

      Final Pot: $36,25


      don't know if I should've check/called on the river here? decided to bet/fold anyway because I didn't want to see him (bluff)bet near potsize here on river.
  • 3 replies
    • undercover82
      undercover82
      Bronze
      Joined: 09.12.2006 Posts: 813
      I'd go for check/call.If you bet there you will probably not get called/raised by anything than a better flush. If you check he might valuebet you with a better flush , or try to bluff you , or just check behind without a club.
    • rubysilesia
      rubysilesia
      Bronze
      Joined: 03.07.2007 Posts: 351
      Hi degnic

      I would bet more on the turn to protect small flush as well as get more value. As to the river Check/Fold might be a good option since there's 6 higher clubs on the turn left with two opponents, it's fairly possible that one of them had it.
    • Puschkin81
      Puschkin81
      Bronze
      Joined: 14.04.2006 Posts: 4,786
      Hi degnic!

      I agree with rubysilesia. Bet more on the turn to protect your small flush. On the river it's check/fold because almost no opponent would call a big turn bet without having at least one club. Since you only have the 6 as a kicker it's an easy fold imo.

      Good luck at the tables!
      Puschkin81