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1st hand jj

1st hand jj - Wed Nov 16, 2011, 05:01 PM
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Since: Apr 2010
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1st hand i think i should have just folded for a few blind levels.
Wed Nov 16, 2011, 05:29 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
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the type of game will make a great deal of difference.

If a PSO game, I'd probably just check my option and see if I can hit a J. If I get a J, great, if not, I'm out of the pot cheap.

In a cash game, I'd have raised pre... like you did. Then, instead of making a larger than pot bet on the flop, I'd have made a thin value bet..... so that I could get off the hand if someone shoved with a set.
The flop bet makes it so that you put 1/3 of your stack in... where you're going to be committed to the pot and due to that, I'd make a smaller bet.

Take a look at Dave's videos on committment decisions. They will help you learn about this situation. Also, the stack to pot ratio videos.


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