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[NL2-NL10] NL25: push flop

    • Zeffke
      Joined: 17.04.2007 Posts: 1,123
      Is it ok to push the flop here or should I first raise to ~15$ and push later on to get maximum value out of weaker hands?? (I think it's ok to push immediately here btw :) )

      Full Tilt Poker, $0.10/$0.25 NL Hold'em Cash Game, 8 Players
      LegoPoker Hand History Converter

      BTN: $25.25
      SB: $9.15
      BB: $40.30
      UTG: $25.45
      UTG+1: $4.05
      MP1: $35.25
      Hero (MP2): $36.15
      CO: $26.05

      Pre-Flop: 6:heart: 6 dealt to Hero (MP2)
      UTG calls $0.25, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.25, [color:red]CO raises to $1[/color], 2 folds, BB calls $0.75, [color:red]UTG raises to $2.50[/color], Hero calls $2.25, CO calls $1.50, BB calls $1.50

      Flop: ($10.10) 5 6:spade: K:heart: (4 Players)
      BB checks, [color:red]UTG bets $5[/color], [color:red]Hero raises to $33.65 and is All-In[/color], CO calls $23.55 and is All-In, BB folds, UTG calls $17.95 and is All-In

      Turn: ($80.15) 5:heart: (3 Players - 1 is All-In)

      River: ($80.15) T (3 Players - 1 is All-In)
  • 4 replies
    • degnic
      Joined: 06.02.2007 Posts: 3,953
      mm.. would fold it preflop, CO could try to isolate if you just call.

      On flop.. Well, if you push you will only get called by AK/KK/AA from the likely handranges (don't think KQ will call) because it's megadry board. I would just call and see what happens, you can easily make a valuepush on turn or river and if someone has KQ or KJ they are more likely to stay in the hand aswell and AK/KK/AA are not going anywhere no matter when you push.

      btw, on drawy board I like to push on flop - often people think I'm drawing something and call with all kind of crap.

      but anyway, you got the max profit out of the hand this way too, so can't really judge :p nh
    • Puschkin81
      Joined: 14.04.2006 Posts: 4,786
      Hi Zeffke!

      I already commented on your preflop play in your blog. Concerning the flop play: I would like a call here. The board is dry and there is not much danger for your set. If CO has AK or KQ he probably folds to another raise but would call if you just call.

      Good luck at the tables!
    • Laurenz1988
      Joined: 26.09.2007 Posts: 180
      I bet he got KK
    • Zeffke
      Joined: 17.04.2007 Posts: 1,123
      Originally posted by Laurenz1988
      I bet he got KK
      Read my blog under "User News" ;)