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[NL2-NL10] Nl200: J J

    • Puschkin81
      Puschkin81
      Bronze
      Joined: 14.04.2006 Posts: 4,786
      Hero ($221.40)
      Villain ($303.75)

      1/2 No-Limit Hold'em (5 handed)
      Hand recorder used for this poker hand: Texas Grabem 1.8 by www.pokerstrategy.cc.

      Preflop: Hero is CO with J:club: , J:heart:
      MP3 folds, Hero raises to $7.00, BU raises to $24.00, 2 folds, Hero calls $17.00.

        Was it ok to call here?

      Flop: ($51.00) 9:club: , 2:diamond: , J:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero checks, BU bets $31, Hero raises to $90.00, BU calls $59.00.

        raise size ok?

      Turn: ($231.00) 4:diamond: (2 players)
      Hero bets $107.40 (All-In), BU calls $107.40.

      River: ($445.80) 9:heart:


      Final Pot: $445.80

      Any other comments?
  • 3 replies
    • atuerke
      atuerke
      Bronze
      Joined: 06.04.2005 Posts: 4,695
      I usually check/raise my sets directly all-in on such a drawheavy flop.
      I think you will even get more calls that way, since your line "looks like a draw".

      And I'd almost never fold JJ preflop in a CO vs BU Situation.
    • Gungunhana
      Gungunhana
      Bronze
      Joined: 26.02.2007 Posts: 429
      Hi Puschkin81,

      Acording to the SHC, JJ on a raise behind is call15. Strictly speaking then you should have folded pf , right?
    • Puschkin81
      Puschkin81
      Bronze
      Joined: 14.04.2006 Posts: 4,786
      Thanks atuerke!

      @ gungunhana: that is correct if you play strictly according to the SHC. But here the game is 5-handed which means there are less good hands in the game and we are in a typical blind stealing situation which means that BU could interpret my raise as an attempt to steal the blinds and tries to resteal. To make a long story short: We could easily still have the best hand here. That's why a call is ok although we don't have 15-times the amount we have to call left.

      Good luck at the tables!
      Puschkin81