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5nl FR, getting donked with TPTK

5nl FR, getting donked with TPTK - Thu Mar 21, 2013, 10:12 PM
Espada_Nu.4's Avatar
Since: May 2012
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villain stats
VPIP/PFR 25/10
AGGR 1.5

when he donks(big) at me, i am trying to put him on range. could he be on a draw, like Td9d? but again, i think, players with stats like that play their draws passively. so, i decided not to raise, in case he has a set or two pair, and see what he does OTT.
turn is another J, bets again and i fold.
should i stick around or at least should i have raised the turn?

Last edited by Espada_Nu.4; Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 08:25 PM..
Fri Mar 22, 2013, 01:03 PM
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I'm not seeing a hand replay here (possibly a temporary problem). Can you post it, please?

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Fri Mar 22, 2013, 08:24 PM
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sorry, forgot to post link.
now its up
Fri Mar 22, 2013, 10:14 PM
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Hi Espada,

I generally rate a donk bet to be a 1 pair hand trying to "see where it's at", or a draw until I see players donk with stronger, but I admit this one is a bit disconcerting as the villain is fairly passive post flop normally and his bet sizing is big here. Still I would go with that read and raise for value on the flop as we are ahead of that entire range as described. If he comes back over the top or puts in a subsequent big action, that would be sufficient to convince me we are in bad shape and let it go.

As played I think folding the turn is fine... it's quite possible he's got QJ or JdTd, KdJd, etc... really a bad turn card for you and your best case scenario is KQ but I'm not expecting him to play KQ that way.

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