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NL10 SH - Bluffcatch failed

NL10 SH - Bluffcatch failed - Sun Feb 02, 2014, 12:13 PM
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Since: Mar 2013
Posts: 151
Poker Stars, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
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BTN: $11.80 (118 bb)
SB: $11.61 (116.1 bb)
BB: $10.02 (100.2 bb)
Hero (UTG): $10 (100 bb)
MP: $9.13 (91.3 bb)
CO: $11.47 (114.7 bb)

Preflop: Hero is UTG with 5 5
Hero raises to $0.30, MP calls $0.30, 4 folds

Flop: ($0.75) K 3 4 (2 players)
Hero bets $0.40, MP raises to $0.80, Hero calls $0.40

Turn: ($2.35) 7 (2 players)
Hero checks, MP bets $1.70, Hero calls $1.70

River: ($5.75) 8 (2 players)
Hero checks, MP bets $6.33, Hero calls $6.33

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Villain is 39/11, plays 2 tables, quite fishy but little info on player tendencies. I think he can reraise this flop quite light as I will cbet it with my entire range, I think at this stage he has a low pair or straight or flush draw. I know this river is a standard fold with my hand, as 56 completed and am crushed by any value hand, but my gut feeling was he had a flush or something really airy and wanted a fold, given I had checked turn and river I would expect a smaller bet for value as I look so weak here.

Last edited by pockettones; Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 12:19 PM..
Mon Feb 03, 2014, 01:24 AM
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Since: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,119
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As a standard play I would just fold 55 here. The hand is just not strong enough to continue as even against most hands that he may bluff/semibluff can have tons of outs against 55 (flushdraws, A2, 76 etc.) and you will not be able to find a decent line to get to showdown without maybe paying off hidden outs.

OTT you do pick up a gutter but that doesn't really help our cause as our implied odds for rivering a 5 or a straight will most likely be diminished and we also suffer from reverse implied odds if a club hits (villain can be playing a flushdraw like this).

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