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87o flops straight on draw heavy board w/ 2 villains.

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 07:04 PM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
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preflop: correct play to check and see the flop for free.

flop: here, you need to be raising more. There is a flush draw out there and you need to make sure that if both opps call your bet, the second opp is priced out for their draw. If the 2nd opp has a flush draw, they have 9 outs and 36% equity. There's 400 in the pot already, so I'd have raised 400 over the opp's min bet, to 500 total.

turn: Once again, you need to price out a flush draw (18% equity). The opp min bets again, which could be a blocking bet with a flush draw too. You absolutely are correct to raise here. Raising 700 is ok, I think raising to 1k total is a bit better, to make it more of a -EV play for the opp.

river: The board hits the third heart. I actually really like your line here too. You do have showdown value, but if the opp had hearts (what they really rep'd the whole hand), you're beat. Check and call a small bet from the opp is the way I'd have played it too.


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Tue Jan 03, 2012, 03:33 AM
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Since: Mar 2011
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i think u should off raised alot more after the flop there especially because it was a multiway pot with a flush draw. i think it s ok with a smaller raise if only 2 players in the pot but still u are taking some chances to go broke if another hart pops out on the turn or river since i don t think u will trow your hand away to an all in there even if the hart comes. soo my opinion is that a bigger raise is the best play there.
Tue Jan 03, 2012, 08:53 AM
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