[NL2-NL10] NL50 - JJ on a scary board

    • Kknight
      Kknight
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      Joined: 30.04.2007 Posts: 374
      No-Limit Hold'em, $0.50 BB (8 handed)

      MP2 ($49.50)
      CO ($18.95)
      Button ($19.55)
      SB ($49.50)
      BB ($55.50)
      Hero ($10)
      UTG+1 ($31)
      MP1 ($51.25)

      Preflop: Hero is UTG with J:heart: , J:spade: .
      [color:#CC3333]Hero raises to $2[/color], [color:#666666]1 fold[/color], MP1 calls $2, [color:#666666]5 folds[/color].

      Flop: ($4.75) Q:spade: , J:club: , T:diamond: [color:#0000FF](2 players)[/color]
      [color:#CC3333]Hero bets $3[/color], MP1 calls $3.

      Turn: ($10.75) K:heart: [color:#0000FF](2 players)[/color]
      Hero checks, MP1 checks.

      River: ($10.75) 8:diamond: [color:#0000FF](2 players)[/color]
      [color:#CC3333]Hero bets $5 (All-In)[/color], MP1 folds.

      Final Pot: $5.75

      It turned out OK, but I'm wondering if I should have pushed the turn? As played, I think the river push may be a bad idea since any A or any 9 beats me...

      Thanks,
      Kknight
  • 4 replies
    • Berliner1982
      Berliner1982
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      Joined: 12.07.2006 Posts: 5,644
      Hmm tough. I guess I push OOP here with my 10 Outs to improve, instead to give my Opponent the chance to bluff me off that Pot.

      So either to decide to push on the Turn or give up the hand. ;) I prefer pushing. :)
    • Kknight
      Kknight
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      Joined: 30.04.2007 Posts: 374
      My plan on the turn was check/call, but I agree with you that push is probably better.

      Thanks,
      Kknight
    • Berliner1982
      Berliner1982
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      Joined: 12.07.2006 Posts: 5,644
      You can not call, you never know if you´re behind or bluffed, so decide if you want to risk it and push yourself or give up the hand. ;)

      PS: Aren´t you from the US? Would be nice if you can send me an Email: herthinio[at]gmx[dot]de

      Would be nice talking with you (I planning to participate in the Greencard Lottery). Maybe you also have Skype? Just if you like to. ;)
    • Kknight
      Kknight
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      Joined: 30.04.2007 Posts: 374
      At the time I was thinking that check/call might save me a little money if he had the straight, but in hindsight I knew it was a bad idea.

      Yes, I am from the US. I'll send you an e-mail when I get home. I don't have Skype, but I'd gladly talk to you through e-mail or instant message or whatever. Best of luck to you in your efforts to get a greencard!

      Kknight