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Reg 16NL 6-Max: b/f spot OTR or x behind?

Reg 16NL 6-Max: b/f spot OTR or x behind? - Wed Dec 25, 2013, 12:59 PM
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MP ($19.04)
Low Rated (CO) ($19.40)
Button ($21.80)
SB ($16.64)
BB ($5.61)
UTG ($17.93)

Preflop: Low Rated is CO with A, K
1 fold, MP raises to $0.48, Low Rated calls $0.48, 3 folds

Flop: ($1.20) 2, 10, 9 (2 players)
MP checks, Low Rated bets $0.86, MP calls $0.86

Turn: ($2.92) 4 (2 players)
MP checks, Low Rated bets $1.53, MP calls $1.53

River: ($5.98) K (2 players)
MP checks, Low Rated bets $2.40, MP calls $2.40

Total pot: $10.78 | Rake: $0.49

Villain is a TAG reg.

I call instead of 3-betting PF to keep more worse hands in villains range.

I bet flop and turn trying to represent a made hand, the flop x/c seems a bit weak and this flop could be hitting my perceived calling range more than villains MP OR range. I was planning to give up on most blank rivers.

Kh comes on the river and I make a thin value bet. Villain is almost always seeing 2 more streets with a FD but he is also likely to be betting those OTF. A weaker Tx hand that villain did not want to bet may find a call here but Im not sure if this bet may be profitable in the long run. Any thoughts?
Thu Dec 26, 2013, 11:04 AM
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Since: Jun 2010
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Hi LR,

The villain's line is consistent with showdown value type hands, so stuff like A9, 88, weak tens, etc. In this vein I would consider checking back the turn as this card will not encourage folds from his flop check/call range except for the few hands we're ahead of anyway like AQ. And I think value betting the river is good, along with your sizing here.

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