[NL2-NL10] QJs

    • shivas80
      Joined: 24.12.2008 Posts: 573
      Table was quite loose passive, thats why this hand comes into my ORC...

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.01/$0.02 No-Limit Hold'em (6 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2 (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with Q, J.
      Hero raises to $0.06, 3 folds, SB calls $0.05, BB folds.

      Flop: ($0.14) K, 8, J (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.08, SB calls $0.08.

      Turn: ($0.3) 3 (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.20, SB calls $0.20.

      River: ($0.7) 2 (2 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks.

      Final Pot: $0.7.
  • 2 replies
    • mariaprodanova
      Joined: 29.07.2010 Posts: 86
      I'd play it the same way...but that doesn't necessarily mean it's the right way :f_biggrin:

      You could check back the turn but I kinda doubt you'd get anything if you hit any of your outs on the river if you don't bet. He seems to have a weak king, maybe AJ, and most probably a FD and you're probably good there....who knows. But imo it's well played, I think it's close between betting and checking the turn.

      Checking behind on the river is best cause you don't lose anything to a busted FD and the only hand that beats you and you might get to fold to a bet is AJ.
    • Duudalinja
      Joined: 21.12.2009 Posts: 1,030

      Betting flop and turn is fine. You can bravely bet turn because you've picked up some additional equity and he may still have FD/8x/worse Jx.

      River is close, because all the draws missed and without any reads it's hard to say how often he's capable of calling with 8x or Jx, so I don't mind just checking back.
      If you know he's calling station and sticks to any piece of hand he has, you may throw little vbet on river.

      Good luck!