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25NL 6Max Zoom - AK extracting value - Thu Jan 02, 2014, 12:24 PM
spand42's Avatar
Since: Sep 2010
Posts: 1,496

Villain was 25/18 (57 hands) - no real reads.

I wasn't sure how best to extract value once I hit my K OTT. I felt that I could likely only get at most one more street of value from 88-QQ.

I decided to check back the turn and try to get him to bet the river with his pocket pairs. Or I felt that he might check/call the river if nothing else particularly scary turned up.

However I did give a free card for him to catch up, particularly if he was on a heart draw.
Thu Jan 02, 2014, 11:01 PM
PSO-xflixx's Avatar
Since: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,119
(Live Trainer)
Hey spand,

I think you should definitely bet this turn for halfpot like you did OTF. There are heart draws and medium pairs that may call you a large percentage of the time plus the card is definitely one that you might be semibluffing/bluffing so that's something most villains will be afraid of in that turn spot. You might even get looked up for 3 streets by a nonbelieving 2nd pair when the river is a good one for you (nonheart, nonovercard, boardpair for instance).

Although it is viable to be playing bet/check/bet it does look less bluffy to people I feel.

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