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[NL2-NL10] NL10 4flush board River bluff

    • yeahyoung0312
      yeahyoung0312
      Bronze
      Joined: 16.12.2009 Posts: 340
      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      CO (Hero):
      $12.90
      BU:
      $10.47
      SB:
      $11.05
      BB:
      $22.00
      MP2:
      $10.35
      MP3:
      $10.00


      Preflop: Hero is CO with 8, 8.
      MP2 folds, MP3 raises to $0.40, Hero calls $0.40, 3 folds, 2 folds, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0.95) A, 2, Q (2 players)
      MP3 bets $0.70, Hero calls $0.70.

      Turn: ($2.35) 9 (2 players)
      MP3 bets $1.40, Hero calls $1.40.

      River: ($5.15) 3 (2 players)
      MP3 checks, Hero bets $3.00, MP3 calls $3.00.

      Final Pot: $11.15.
      Results follow:

      MP3 shows three of a kind, aces(A A).
      Hero shows a pair of eights(8 8).

      MP3 wins with three of a kind, aces(A A).

      I was loosing at that point so was trying to get aggressive or just on tilt. I don't understand how villain called that river. Did I do anything wrong in representing a flush on river, or it's just a bad opponent and I shouldn't bluff at all at this level?

      I made up my mid to bluff river when calling the turn and the 4th flush card should help me IMO. His check on river indicating he did have concern about a flush. My bet size did not polarize my range, and he did ask for time. I didn't put him on trip As though. It looks like it's just a big hand that he would not let go and made a desperate call + bluffcatcher.
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Kaitz20
      Bronze
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      River bluff is fine, although I think you often get called( not by AA that player can´t fold since he is some % ahead, but for example K-T high flushdraws)
      I would personally just fold turn. You´re behind very often and can´t call him down if he barrels again on the river