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$5.50 micro millions - Fri Mar 16, 2012, 12:28 PM
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should i play this different?
my thoughts early min raise is a little suspicious,flop is good for me but also many other hands,i dont want to fold and am hoping to pair the board and get it all in,when it doesnt happen i worry a little and fold to make sure i finish itm,
i had a little rant at him in chat box asking if bluff,no response,about 6 hands later he calls a raise flop produces 2 diamonds and a jack,turn a diamond and river another high card which he bets out at and is called and shows 9 10 hearts,nothing but air,had i seen this no way i fold my set shame it happened after.
 
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Fri Mar 16, 2012, 02:39 PM
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Hi milehigh!

With QQ and a min-raise in front of me, I'd 3-bet to 12k preflop. I can hopefully thin the field, since there are players left to act, isolate the min-raiser and have postion and the lead in the hand.

On the flop, I hit top set, but there a numerous striaght and flush draws available, inlcuding some possible made straights. Due to this, I need to make sure that the opp is priced out to draw to any of them, so I'll bet between 3/4 and pot on the flop. Any smaller bet prices in the draws, which I don't want to do.

On the turn, the flush and multiple straights hit with the 9 of spades. I now have 10 outs to improve, so I do not want to call a bet that will be over 20% pot equity. Therefore, I'm going to fold to the 1/2 pot bet, as calling it will be a -EV play.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

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