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6max NLHE 88UTG vs multitabler vs Bad LAG - Sun Apr 29, 2012, 07:39 PM
animosama's Avatar
Since: Jan 2011
Posts: 63

Was my line okay ?

Would have 3 betting the flop gain more value ?

Would have a smaller bet size be more optimal for the turn ?
Mon Apr 30, 2012, 09:09 AM
JDean's Avatar
Since: Aug 2010
Posts: 3,145
Hi amniosama!

3betting the flop is certainly an option, but without more info on the BTN opp it is hard to say if that would have been best.

Versus the short stack, your SPR going to the flop argued for a 3bet on a minor over pair + gut shot if you were HU, but commitment versus the larger BTN stack would have been rough for you. A standard size 3bet would have been on the order of making it around 66c to go, leaving you with only $1.28 in your stack with a $1.50+ pot if you get a caller; that is going to stick you certainly for the rest of the short stack (which I'd be fine with), but it could create a pretty sick spot for you if just about any card except a 6 falls, and the BTN stays.

My opinion is that a flop 3bet may have COST you more if a worse card for you fell on the turn and the BTN called, and then bet strongly after a turn check by you.

You could have perhaps considered betting LESS on the turn so that you might be more inviting to loose calls (say on the order of half pot), but the 6 on the turn probably would not have gotten you paid on that size bet either...

Hope it helps.


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