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2NL Zoom - 88 - Tricky River Spot - Tue Mar 11, 2014, 08:15 PM
Ducttape19's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 8
Poker Stars, $0.01/$0.02 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 6 Players
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BTN: $0.23 (11.5 bb)
SB: $2.29 (114.5 bb)
BB: $2.09 (104.5 bb)
UTG: $0.60 (30 bb)
MP: $0.99 (49.5 bb)
Hero (CO): $2.15 (107.5 bb)

Preflop: Hero is CO with 8 8
2 folds, Hero raises to $0.06, 2 folds, BB raises to $0.14, Hero calls $0.08

Flop: ($0.29) 3 3 7 (2 players)
BB bets $0.20, Hero calls $0.20

Turn: ($0.69) Q (2 players)
BB bets $0.36, Hero calls $0.36

River: ($1.41) K (2 players)
BB checks, Hero checks

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Looking back at this hand I am not please with several things but would like your feedback on the overall as well as specifically the play on the river. Would there have been any any value in bluffing the river when the flush completed? I feel that in looking back I played the hand very much like a flush draw and as such could have easily put in a 1/2 pot bet and folded to any aggression. Thanks for your feedback as always
Wed Mar 12, 2014, 03:41 AM
PSO-xflixx's Avatar
Since: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,119
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NH, I think you played it fine. Don't feel like there should be much merit in bluffing the river at these stakes as people usually won't be happy folding a queen or better. You would mostly target 99-JJ with a bluffbet and for that I guess our showdownvalue will be ok enough to take it down without betting here. It would maybe be a decent spot to bluff at higher stakes though - so good that you at least thought about it.

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Wed Mar 12, 2014, 07:22 AM
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Since: Feb 2013
Posts: 2,328
Totally off topic but... How do you get that " click to show hidden text" thingie ?

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