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Hi JigJig,

I think I would probably fold the T9s from UTG+2 here. If you are choosing to play a wider range, a few more suited connecters etc. I would prefer dropping the opening raise size from 3x down to 2.5x here. To save a bit of money when things don't work out for us.

On the flop I think I would Cbet a bit larger. Maybe 250-275. Look to charge a high price for draws or take down the pot here. There will be a ton of scary turn cards. If he comes over the top of a larger C-Bet. It comes down to our read, is he a loose bluffer (Have you actually seen him showdown with a semi-bluff or a bluff), if not We might have to fold here to a reraise. Generally we will be weary of min reraises from fishy players.

The turn gives us the heart draw and I think we have great equity here for the semibluff. With fold equity & showdown vs draws. Plus when we're behind we still have lots of outs to try and get there.

Perhaps a little loose with the open I think. But played well enough in the end.

Cheers
Andy




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Sun Mar 11, 2012, 05:36 PM
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Hi JigJig,

I think I would probably fold the T9s from UTG+2 here. If you are choosing to play a wider range, a few more suited connecters etc. I would prefer dropping the opening raise size from 3x down to 2.5x here. To save a bit of money when things don't work out for us.

On the flop I think I would Cbet a bit larger. Maybe 250-275. Look to charge a high price for draws or take down the pot here. There will be a ton of scary turn cards. If he comes over the top of a larger C-Bet. It comes down to our read, is he a loose bluffer (Have you actually seen him showdown with a semi-bluff or a bluff), if not We might have to fold here to a reraise. Generally we will be weary of min reraises from fishy players.

The turn gives us the heart draw and I think we have great equity here for the semibluff. With fold equity & showdown vs draws. Plus when we're behind we still have lots of outs to try and get there.

Perhaps a little loose with the open I think. But played well enough in the end.

Cheers
Andy
+1.

Given little or no info on an opp, I think you are going to have to give up on top pair T kicker to a RR a lot; anything else is too risky.

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