[NL2-NL10] QQ in the sb

    • musabasjoo
      Joined: 07.08.2010 Posts: 78
      Villain was playing 19/17/3.0 over 250 hands but had not folded his bb on 5 occasions when i had open raised from the sb. He had called twice and raise the other 3. He had a fold to flop c-bet value of 0 over 9 occasions.

      Hand converted with online PokerStrategy.com hand converter:

      Play hand

      $0.02/$0.05 No-Limit Hold'em (5 handed)

      Known players:
      SB (Hero):

      Preflop: Hero is SB with Q, Q.
      3 folds, Hero raises to $0.15, BB calls $0.10.

      Flop: ($0.3) 9, 5, T (2 players)
      Hero bets $0.20, BB raises to $0.50, Hero raises to $1.20, BB raises to $7.77, Hero calls $3.67.

      Turn: ($12.94) 8 (2 players)

      River: ($12.94) 4 (2 players)

      Final Pot: $12.94.
      Results follow:

      BB shows two pairs, tens and nines(9 T).
      Hero shows a pair of queens(Q Q).

      BB wins with two pairs, tens and nines(9 T).
  • 2 replies
    • Tosh5457
      Joined: 18.01.2008 Posts: 3,062
      The problem with the 3bet on the flop is that he'll only call or shove with better hands or monster draw. With the stats and reads you have you have no option though, he could be raising with draws and GS there.

      But make a larger raise, if you're calling his shove why do you only make a $1.20 3bet, allowing him to get good odds if he has a draw.

      Or on NL5 (like NL10 and NL25 imo) you could just fold, he looks like a regular and you don't want to stack (or even be in the same pot! ) against those players on these limits unless you have 2P+.
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      you have overpair and you have been aggressive, so he can really just take any flushdraw or top pair hand and play the same way
      i think you can´t get away QQ at that situation, so I´d also 3-bet flop and play for stacks