Home / Community / Forum / Poker Education / Texas Hold'Em Cash Games /

A9 v villian w/ 34s

Old
Default
Thu Dec 29, 2011, 11:16 AM
(#1)
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,814
(Super-Moderator)
BronzeStar
preflop: you're fine with just calling. If you 3-bet, 34s is probably coming along anyway, so just call for pot control.

flop: here is where you went wrong in the hand. You absolutely need to lead the flop with top pair. Make a std value bet here. By checking, you're letting the opp get a free card to beat you... which in the end is exactly what happens. This is another example of where you played this street way too passively and let the opp get ahead of you due to it.

turn: the board pairs and now you lead out. When the opp raises here, this is where you should be folding. If the opp has a 4, you're drawing dead. If the opp has Ax with a higher kicker, you lose too and there is also a flush draw now out there. A9 will almost all of the time be behind here, so you need to get off the hand now.

river: easy fold (should have folded on the turn).


Super-Moderator



6 Time Bracelet Winner


 

Getting PokerStars is easy: download and install the PokerStars game software, create your free player account, and validate your email address. Clicking on the download poker button will lead to the installation of compatible poker software on your PC of 51.7 MB, which will enable you to register and play poker on the PokerStars platform. To uninstall PokerStars use the Windows uninstaller: click Start > Control Panel and then select Add or Remove programs > Select PokerStars and click Uninstall or Remove.

Copyright (c) PokerSchoolOnline.com. All rights reserved, Rational Group, Douglas Bay Complex, King Edward Road, Onchan, Isle of Man, IM3 1DZ. You can email us on support@pokerschoolonline.com