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0.25 FR SNG 45man early - Flop is suited I have two pair

0.25 FR SNG 45man early - Flop is suited I have two pair - Tue Apr 16, 2013, 08:35 AM
d2p22's Avatar
Since: Aug 2012
Posts: 18
This question is more about this hand in general. I just happend to came across this hand in a tournament.

Villain 4, 20 Hands: 40/32
Villain 2, 20 Hands: 90/10
I know 20 Hands is not very much, but its a tournament. Both players where neither very aggressive nor very passive postflop.

Preflop: In position, loose opps., fishy opps. could call a nutflush

This is the most terrible flop I have ever seen.
1. I hit two pair
2. A flush is more than possible

Should I just fold after the flop? It is very likely at least one of them has a flush.
I called because I hoped for a full house (4 outs) - which could give me very good implied odds in case one of them has a high flush. Is it worth the chance - paying 15% of the pot?

On the turn I think checking is ok
On the river, I was thinking about value betting, but I was unsure if a very small flush could call me. I would have to fold to any reasonably sized raise. Was it ok to just check and get over with the hand?

Thank you,

Last edited by d2p22; Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 08:39 AM..
Tue Apr 16, 2013, 10:21 AM
adohole's Avatar
Since: Jul 2011
Posts: 1,083
pre flop i would have folded here but i think that you played the hand verry wel post flop

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Tue Apr 16, 2013, 09:16 PM
ahar010's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 614
Hi d2p22,

I agree completely with adohole here.

The 3 kicker is just too bad. With this hand we're hoping to hit 2 pair, trips or a flush and a flush draw could just end up costing us alot if we don't hit it.

If it was a limped pot I wouldn't mind limping behind on the button as it's nice and cheap and huge implied odds. But for a raise just fold it pre.

On the flop I think you have to call once and I would fold to a reraise or continued aggression on the turn.

I don't think there's really any value betting river especially in a sng where preserving chips is more of a concern than trying to squeeze out a tiny bit of equity in a tight spot.


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Wed Apr 17, 2013, 10:12 AM
d2p22's Avatar
Since: Aug 2012
Posts: 18
thank you!

I will tighten up my starting range when there is a raise in front of me - no more As rags suited.


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