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Played wrong? Thoughts - Sun Dec 29, 2013, 07:37 PM
Freefall2008's Avatar
Since: Sep 2013
Posts: 2
First of all, 1st hand using HM2 so sorry if didnt upload properly. Thoughts on how to play this?

PokerStars Hand #109299858843: Tournament #836107803, $8.00+$0.80 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XV (300/600) - 2013/12/30 0:21:56 WET [2013/12/29 19:21:56 ET]
Table '836107803 89' 9-max Seat #7 is the button
Seat 1: Freefall2008 (11014 in chips)
Seat 2: guest_4488 (22708 in chips)
Seat 3: ChAndreHa (30641 in chips)
Seat 4: jtushkanchik (4813 in chips) is sitting out
Seat 5: texas27604 (10209 in chips)
Seat 6: Perrymejsen (14681 in chips)
Seat 7: gatnap548 (7483 in chips)
Seat 8: CoLa7687 (10149 in chips)
Seat 9: ael1979 (21652 in chips)
Freefall2008: posts the ante 70
guest_4488: posts the ante 70
ChAndreHa: posts the ante 70
jtushkanchik: posts the ante 70
texas27604: posts the ante 70
Perrymejsen: posts the ante 70
gatnap548: posts the ante 70
CoLa7687: posts the ante 70
ael1979: posts the ante 70
CoLa7687: posts small blind 300
ael1979: posts big blind 600
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to Freefall2008 [Tc Th]
Freefall2008: raises 750 to 1350
guest_4488: folds
ChAndreHa: folds
jtushkanchik: folds
texas27604: calls 1350
Perrymejsen: folds
gatnap548: folds
CoLa7687: folds
ael1979: folds
*** FLOP *** [4c Ac 6s]
Freefall2008: bets 1650
texas27604: calls 1650
*** TURN *** [4c Ac 6s] [5s]
Freefall2008: checks
texas27604: bets 3600
Freefall2008: folds
Uncalled bet (3600) returned to texas27604
texas27604 collected 7530 from pot
texas27604: doesn't show hand
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 7530 | Rake 0
Board [4c Ac 6s 5s]
Seat 1: Freefall2008 folded on the Turn
Seat 2: guest_4488 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 3: ChAndreHa folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 4: jtushkanchik folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 5: texas27604 collected (7530)
Seat 6: Perrymejsen folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 7: gatnap548 (button) folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 8: CoLa7687 (small blind) folded before Flop
Seat 9: ael1979 (big blind) folded before Flop
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Sun Dec 29, 2013, 09:00 PM
TrumpinJoe's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 4,557
Unless the villain regularly bets into a turn check following c-bet (ie, floats a lot) you played well. A loose, habitual floater should be double barreled most of the time.

Good decisions
Mon Dec 30, 2013, 12:17 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,809
Hi Freefall2008!

Welcome to the forum.

With TT from UTG, I'm going to make a standard raise, which for me at this blind level is to 2.5BB+1BB for each limper, so I will raise to 1500. I want to keep all of my bets and raises standard, as this helps to conceal the strength of my hand.

I see a HU flop with one overcard, which can easily happen with pocket tens. Since I raised preflop, I'm going to make a standard c-bet. Bets postflop need to be sized based on the size of the pot, number of opps and board texture. With one opp, a standard bet is 1/2 pot, so I will bet 2115.

The opp flats and I miss the turn. I'm going to check here for pot control, as the opp most likely has an A and has me beat here. The opp now bets just under 1/2 pot. Since I'm most likely beat, I'm going to fold here (the only way that I wouldn't fold is if I have a specific read on the opp that they will float the flop (call), then bluff later in the hand).

While we'd like to be able to win every hand, it's not realistic and we need to show patience and wait for situations when I'm most likely ahead, not when I'm most likely behind.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


6 Time Bracelet Winner

Mon Dec 30, 2013, 06:19 AM
Freefall2008's Avatar
Since: Sep 2013
Posts: 2
Thanks, just was unsure about it. He had moved to my table 1 hand before so no read on anything.

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