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2nl Zoom - AK - Sat Jan 18, 2014, 06:58 AM
pullin1988's Avatar
Since: Apr 2013
Posts: 717
Hi guys,

Please could you analyse my hand below.

The villain was an unknown.

Not a very nice flop indeed. However, I made my cbet for value - Although I am not quite sure what worse hands could call my bet. The board is wet.

I think it's a definite fold once I am raised on the river.

Slow-played made straight or flush.

Question is should I have gave up the aggression sooner once he called my cbet.



Last edited by pullin1988; Sat Jan 18, 2014 at 07:05 AM..
Sat Jan 18, 2014, 04:56 PM
tonydolphin's Avatar
Since: Aug 2013
Posts: 75
Take what I have to say with a pinch of salt but here goes.

I think you should be calling this river. A flopped straight or set would 2bet the flop to protect against a flush draw. Same thing for the turn. He reacts to the river as if the Ace helps him. I think in this spot he has AK(but he would 3bet preflop) or a worse 2 pair enough times to justify the call.

Hopefully someone much better qualified than me will come along and give you more sound advice.
Sun Jan 19, 2014, 12:35 AM
GarethC23's Avatar
Since: Nov 2011
Posts: 1,273
I think you played it perfectly honestly.

You bet for value every street where it was merited. You beat villain's calling range pretty handily, especially on the river. But you do quite poorly versus their raising range, which will often just be flushes, maybe some straights. I think villain will just flat call the river with any two pair, and I don't think they are bluffing here, so you are pretty much always behind when they raise the river. Nice fold

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