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5NL 6max Zoom, ok play? - Tue Sep 10, 2013, 02:46 PM
braveslice's Avatar
Since: Feb 2013
Posts: 568
Both villains unknown. My gut feeling on river was to fold.


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Button ($5.90)
Hero (SB) ($5.60)
BB ($6.74)
UTG ($2.57)
MP ($5)
CO ($15.08)

Preflop: Hero is SB with Q, Q
2 folds, CO raises to $0.15, Button raises to $0.38, Hero calls $0.36, 1 fold, CO calls $0.23

Flop: ($1.19) J, 10, 5 (3 players)
Hero checks, CO checks, Button bets $0.42, Hero calls $0.42, CO calls $0.42

Turn: ($2.45) 5 (3 players)
Hero checks, CO checks, Button checks

River: ($2.45) 5 (3 players)
Hero bets $1.40, CO raises to $8.80, 1 fold, Hero calls $3.40 (All-In)
Tue Sep 10, 2013, 04:16 PM
GamblingProp's Avatar
Since: Jan 2013
Posts: 714
The only hands he might have that make sense are A5ss, TT, JJ and sometimes KK.
I don't know why he wouldn't raise flop with a set or an overpair, and I don't know if he would ever raise so big with a Jx on the river.
Although my gut also says to fold, I usually end up being a calling station on these situations.

Last edited by GamblingProp; Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 04:21 PM..
Wed Sep 11, 2013, 01:03 AM
CaRLoS_DZ87's Avatar
Since: Jul 2011
Posts: 184
I think QQ its good enough on this spot to get it in preflop.

Call river, you only have to be good here like 28-30% of the time, and there is a chance he does this with any J, since your hand its under-represented.

Last edited by CaRLoS_DZ87; Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 01:15 AM.. Reason: misread the hand.
Wed Sep 11, 2013, 04:20 AM
geoVARTA's Avatar
Since: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,306
Hi braveslice,

Against unknown my standard line would be to 4bet/get-it-in with QQ preflop. The problem with calling is we give the CO a good price to call and outdraw us and our equity diminishes multiway with QQ.

As played, I think I would call off on the river.

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