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[NL2-NL10] NL 10 ATs, two pair on river

    • Pichux
      Joined: 02.02.2009 Posts: 318
      ***** Hand History for Game 2390154315 ***** (IPoker)
      $10.00 USD NL Texas Hold'em - Friday, August 13, 07:29:04 ET 2010
      Table Huvil (Real Money)
      Seat 3 is the button
      Seat 3: guntas ( $10.00 USD )
      Seat 5: astrapot ( $10.00 USD )
      Seat 8: Piters1990 ( $13.13 USD )
      Seat 10: reeeeeeeeej ( $12.58 USD )
      astrapot posts small blind [$0.05 USD].
      Piters1990 posts big blind [$0.10 USD].
      ** Dealing down cards **
      Dealt to Piters1990 [ T :spade: A :spade: ]
      reeeeeeeeej raises [$0.30 USD]
      guntas folds
      astrapot folds
      Piters1990 calls [$0.20 USD]
      ** Dealing Flop ** [ 5 :heart: , Q :spade: , 2 :spade: ]
      Piters1990 checks
      reeeeeeeeej bets [$0.40 USD]
      Piters1990 calls [$0.40 USD]
      ** Dealing Turn ** [ T :diamond: ]
      Piters1990 checks
      reeeeeeeeej bets [$1.10 USD]
      Piters1990 calls [$1.10 USD]
      ** Dealing River ** [ A :diamond: ]
      Piters1990 bets [$2.70 USD]

      Villain 14/7/2.0 on 46h sample size

      Called the flop cbet, cause i saw it as a standart cbet, which could be an A or K-high as well. Now the turn call could be wrong, but i asumed, that the T there just gave me 3 additional outs to continue...Now, is the river bet ok? I think i am ahead most of the time, and stuff like AK/KQ maybe AJ could call me...
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      I'd check/raise the flop, because it's a standard c-bet. That means he has nothing very often, which means we can get the pot without improving by showing strength, and even if he ends up having something like Qx, we still have a lot of equity and fold equity on later streets, so it's a standard spot for us to fastplay our nut flushdraw + overcard even if it's only a draw for now.

      As played calling the turn is fine as long as you realize it's now very likely villain has Qx+ or another flushdraw after he bets twice biggish.

      As played I like the river donkbet but I might make it a bit smaller on the A river, it's scary to Qx hands even if people aren't consciously aware if it and if villain finds a fold with Qx our bet is meaningless.

      Hope it helps.