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5NL - Set of Aces very big river bet - Fri Oct 12, 2012, 05:19 PM
rivsoft's Avatar
Since: Aug 2012
Posts: 76
Hi all:

I have a really difficult time figuring out if my river fold was the correct play or if I should of called the river bet.

Villain is 13/9 with only 70 hands so pretty unknown. He did had a 300 BB stack. Other than that I dont have any more info.

This is the hand:

Should I play this differently ?? How about bet sizes ? I am mostly sure he had the flush but could he do the river reraise with a set ? Given my hand and the pot is my fold ok or should I call ??

Best regards and thanks in advance.
Sat Oct 13, 2012, 04:29 AM
Mikey_Luggs's Avatar
Since: Jul 2011
Posts: 138
I like your play personally and would have took the same line on every street.
The fact that you don't have the diamond ace tells me he probably does, a NIT is never raising that board with a straight or a set in my opinion, especially because you never slowed down when the flush completed on the turn.
I will sometimes raise the river there if I hold only the ace but only against good thining regs. This is because I know they can't have the nut flush and will find it hard to call with any hand. I mean even with top set it was a hard call to make, but I don't think a player playing that nitty is capable of a play like this.......Good fold
Sun Oct 14, 2012, 10:31 PM
TheLangolier's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,501
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Hi Riv,

I think your line is fine here. Bet/fold seems like the right line to me in this spot. It's possible he could have AK but I doubt he's raising AK on the river, most likely with AK or a set he would raise the turn. AdXd make a lot of sense, and since this river action is extremely unlikely to be a bluff, and his entire value raising range should be flushes, bet/fold is good.

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