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79o bet (4draw) make it and face villain shove w/ river repeat

Fri Dec 30, 2011, 09:29 PM
JDean's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 3,145
Pre flop you get to see it fo free...I love when that happens.

You flop an open end straight draw and donk lead 60% pot. I like that move a lot.
If you check you have no idea if you will get a decent price from the bet made by the opponent, so there is no reason not to take the betting lead now in hopes he just flats and lets you set your own price.

When the opp raises, you are faced with a decision to call 110 for a chance to win 340, or a bit over 3 to 1 odds. In order to break even, you need to be getting about 4 to 1 odds, but that does not make this call terrible...

With 2200 in his stack, the opp here is laying you pretty good implied odds if you do spike.
The call does not really hurt your stack at all if you miss.
Plus, the fact he raised at all has to lead you to believe you will be able to see at least 1 more barrel from him if you spike the turn.

All in all, that spells a decent chance to make a nice chip up if you happen to hit your straight.
Good call.

You do hit your J, and that puts you on the 2nd nut hand.
I like the fact you lead for an amount that LOOKS pretty strandard (330 into a 550 pot); you are now beating most all hands he might have raised you with on the flop.

the villain moves all in over you, and you call.

Great result, especially if you recognized that there is a chance he might pay off like a broken slot machine if/when you hit. His raise was small enough that you really did not need him to stack off completely to make this a good spot to call the flop raise, but it is especially nice when that does happen.

Hope it helps.


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Fri Dec 30, 2011, 10:20 PM
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