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5NL 6max - Nooo I'm beat. Smart phone reads - Mon Mar 17, 2014, 02:07 AM
ForrestFive's Avatar
Since: May 2011
Posts: 2,036
There has been some chat about "maybe smart phones aren't that smart", but combined with the villain's bb call donk, may just give us an edge? I don't know.

Note: 'Reads "playing on a smart phone", call donk and raises me on the river?'

I have TT sb vs bb who call donks 89Qcc flop. My gut feeling is I'm beat and no clubs. So 88,99 or a nit with QQ? I call but there is no turn bet so I get two free cards.

Hit my gutter ball no flush am I beat? We bet river and get raised? So my thoughts / "Note" was now, but why raise?

There is no value from a worse hand (me)? I lose to quads 88, boats. Even the J on the river makes me cringe.

Have I asked a proper question yet? Is my opponent a really good player and bluffing against my relative hand strength?

Probably listening to too many poker pros commentating on live events, that doesn't apply to 2c/5c and I don't understand it anyway.

So, just went with it's a phone and a donk flop bet so why raise the river?

Wow that took some time and I'll have forgotten what I was thinking tomorrow.

Last edited by ForrestFive; Mon Mar 17, 2014 at 02:12 AM.. Reason: typos
Mon Mar 17, 2014, 05:49 AM
birdayy's Avatar
Since: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,179
Hand looks fine. There's arguments for cbetting on the flop though.
Mon Mar 17, 2014, 12:22 PM
geoVARTA's Avatar
Since: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,306
I like how you played the hand. I like check/calling this flop too: we have a gutshot and PP below TP, we can't get called by too many worse hands and we might get raised on this flop. I'm not raising river on a paired board and we lose to KT. We win against three of a kind 8x, QJ, and chop with JT/T9.

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