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$3.5 45 man Early stage - Villan turn min check raise and river shove

$3.5 45 man Early stage - Villan turn min check raise and river shove - Sun Jul 14, 2013, 01:11 AM
Shyko's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 4
What do you do vs this turn min raise ?

and Do you call on the river ?

Poker Stars, $3.19 Buy-in (10/20 blinds) No Limit Hold'em Tournament, 9 Players
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Hero (CO): 1,500 (75 bb)
BTN: 1,490 (74.5 bb)
SB: 1,550 (77.5 bb)
BB: 1,500 (75 bb)
UTG+1: 1,500 (75 bb)
UTG+2: 1,460 (73 bb)
MP1: 1,500 (75 bb)
MP2: 1,500 (75 bb)
MP3: 1,500 (75 bb)

Preflop: Hero is CO with J J
5 folds, Hero raises to 60, BTN calls 60, SB folds, BB calls 40

Flop: (190) 9 9 8 (3 players)
BB checks, Hero bets 95, BTN folds, BB calls 95

Turn: (380) 5 (2 players)
BB checks, Hero bets 180, BB raises to 360, Hero calls 180

River: (1,100) K (2 players)
BB bets 980, Hero folds

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Sun Jul 14, 2013, 02:03 AM
GamblingProp's Avatar
Since: Jan 2013
Posts: 714
You need to fold turn, not only because nobody bluffs on a turn minraise, but also because villains range hits hard on that board.
Only a 9x, full house and 67 make sense there for him to have.
So yeah I know it's tough folding jacks anywhere, but fold turn because you are drawing very thin.
Mon Jul 15, 2013, 03:33 PM
ahar010's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 614
Hi Shyko,

I think GamblingProp is right the turn check-raise is unlikely to be a bluff. They had two opportunities to bluff on the flop with a donk or check-raise which they didn't take.

So you would need to be able to beat some hands that they check-raise for value. I really don't think there are many.

If you had stats on the guy and he was a maniac maybe you could call the turn since it's pretty small. But the river shove is way to big. I haven't seen a lot of people bluffing allin with nothing first hand in the $3.50 45mans.

Good fold.

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