[NL2-NL10] 9Ts

    • cutegoldfish
      Joined: 19.11.2009 Posts: 4,335
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      Play hand

      $0.05/$0.1 No-Limit Hold'em (9 handed)

      Known players:
      MP2 (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is MP2 with T, 9.
      UTG1 folds, UTG2 calls $0.10, MP1 raises to $0.40, Hero calls $0.40, 6 folds, 5 folds, 4 folds, 3 folds, 2 folds, UTG2 folds.

      Flop: ($1.05) 9, 3, 6 (2 players)
      MP1 bets $0.60, Hero calls $0.60.

      Turn: ($2.25) K (2 players)
      MP1 checks, Hero bets $0.70, MP1 raises to $1.40, Hero calls $0.70.

      River: ($5.05) T (2 players)
      MP1 bets $2.10, Hero raises to $7.75, MP1 calls $3.40(All-In).

      Final Pot: $18.3.

      i thought i was ahead on the river, i thought he would hold hands like KQ,KJ AK and i was very much ahead.
  • 1 reply
    • MaestroOfZerg
      Joined: 17.11.2008 Posts: 5,510

      I wouldn't bet the turn. Sometimes he check/calls TT-QQ there, or even Kx inexplicably just because we fold too much if he bets it or something, and we don't know that he would actually take that line with worse hands like ~98s/77 preflop/on the flop and then check/call the turn with them. The only real value in betting the turn is to protect against hands like AQ that still have 6-outs. But some of the time those hands actually bluff at the K turn and people at microstakes are bad enough to attempt taking a bet/check/bet line as a bluff there as well, so actually I'd rather check behind the turn and probably call a river bet.

      As played I usually don't give people credit for going nuts with just TPTK on the turn so I think the river jam is thinner than you think, but it's microstakes so who knows. Certainly can't blame you for jamming there against an unknown.

      Hope it helps.