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0.10c MTT, straight on turn, higher straight completes on river, check or bet? - Fri Aug 03, 2012, 04:29 PM
doomasiggy's Avatar
Since: Nov 2011
Posts: 48
PokerStars - $0.10+$0|75/150 NL (9 max) - Holdem - 9 players
Hand converted by PokerTracker 3

UTG: 3,728.00
UTG+1: 6,250.00
MP: 3,056.00
MP+1: 2,132.00
LP: 2,220.00
CO: 1,520.00
BTN: 1,945.00
SB: 1,828.00
Hero (BB): 4,912.00

SB posts SB 75.00, Hero posts BB 150.00

Pre Flop: (225.00) Hero has Q:heart: J:spade:

UTG calls 150.00, fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, fold, Hero checks

Flop: (375.00, 2 players) T:heart: 2:club: 9:diamond:
Hero bets 300.00, UTG calls 300.00

Turn: (975.00, 2 players) K:diamond:
Hero bets 975.00, UTG calls 975.00

River: (2925.00, 2 players) Q:spade:
Hero ???,
Fri Aug 03, 2012, 07:44 PM
ChewMe1's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 574
Hey doomasiggy

I like leading out on the flop because we can win the hand right there and then and if we do hit our draw it will be more disguised than check calling would be.
I would bet smaller though, betting 300 into a pot of 375 is on the larger side of life. 150 - 250 seems good.

I like leading the turn with our newly made nut hand, again I would bet smaller ... half pot - 2/3 pot seems good.

So the river card is likely to kill alot of action, at this stage i'm not afraid of villain having AJ ' if he calls two streets with AJ here then good for him'

As this river card is likely to scare the villain I would make a a small value bet 30 - 50% seems good, we need to bet an amount we think villain will call. In the unlikely scenario that we get raised... i'm not folding. We simply can't give him credit for AJ... especially as he doesn't have many chips behind.

What was the outcome of this hand siggy ?

Cheers, Chris.
Sat Aug 04, 2012, 09:09 AM
doomasiggy's Avatar
Since: Nov 2011
Posts: 48
I bet out 1150, villain raised all in, I called, he turned over AdJd
Sat Aug 04, 2012, 10:17 AM
RobinQQQ's Avatar
Since: Jul 2010
Posts: 115
I've been playing a few of these and I would've got it in. You don't have a huge amount of time to stay ahead of the blinds and you never know what random madness your opp can call you with here. 3 of hearts K of muppets is quite possible.

Last edited by RobinQQQ; Sat Aug 04, 2012 at 10:18 AM.. Reason: typo

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