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[NL2-NL10] TT vs 88 on 73Q flop

    • Gugi19
      Joined: 08.01.2010 Posts: 325
      Hand converted with online hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (5 handed)

      Known players:
      SB (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is SB with T, T.
      MP3 calls $0.10, 2 folds, Hero raises to $0.40, BB folds, MP3 calls $0.30.

      Flop: ($0.9) 7, 3, Q (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.65, MP3 raises to $1.60, Hero calls $0.95.

      Turn: ($4.1) 5 (2 players)
      Hero checks, MP3 bets $1.70, Hero calls $1.70.

      River: ($7.5) 4 (2 players)

      Final Pot: $7.5.
      Results follow:

      Hero shows a pair of tens(T T).
      MP3 shows a pair of eights(8 8).

      Hero wins with a pair of tens(T T).

      Was this standard play against short stack, or I should shove or fold on flop?
  • 2 replies
    • DaPhunk
      Joined: 01.03.2008 Posts: 2,805
      Its not standard without reads and history I don't think. I would often opt for a cbet/fold or a bluff induce on flop.

      Remove results in future please.
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      I'd c-bet smaller like 3/5 to begin with.

      As played it depends on the shortstacker really, if you have reasons to believe he can go nuts with worse hands there calling down is fine, especially if you've also seen him play a top pair slower beforehand.

      Hope it helps.