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2NL FR, 88 OTB, flopped 687r, tricky river - Sun Apr 13, 2014, 12:13 PM
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Hi guys,

I'm going to post a few of these so let me know if there is an easier way for you guys to process the info and I will change the format
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Dealt 88 OTB, folded round to Villain 6 who is a TAG. Villains 9 and 1 are multi-table players and are most likely to fold to original bet.

3-bet not an option as Villain is holding KQs at the very worst, I do consider a more than 50% probability of an over pair TT through to AA.

Villain will C-bet OOP.



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1) River... small danger card for me, but judging the Villain's range TJ is very unlikely and probably a bigger danger card for them. I feel I should've re-raised to around 0.65 and put the pressure on the Villain to make a decision?

2) Flop... should I bet these and take them down now without showdown?

3) With the info I knew pre-flop, should I have folded? Being a cash game I could fold to the TAGs with marginal hands.

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Any help is much appreciated

Thanks,

ApexShark

P.S. Can I incorporate these answers in my future blog?
 
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Sun Apr 13, 2014, 12:37 PM
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Hi Apex,

Raise directly on the flop always here. It's not to "take it down now", it's to give villain a chance to commit more money with his overpairs before a scary card rolls off and kills your action. Like QQ might be willing to "protect his hand" and stack off right now to a flop raise. But a 4, 5, 9, T, K, or A may slow him down on the turn. That's 24 of 47 unseen cards, half the deck that QQ hates.

River is just a call, I really hate that he's betting again when most of his range should be checking, I feel like we are running into TT a fair bit. But I think we're getting a fair enough price to show down on the chances he flopped a smaller set (total disaster we didn't raise the flop if that's the case) or was out of line with AK and is still overplaying it.

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3) With the info I knew pre-flop, should I have folded? Being a cash game I could fold to the TAGs with marginal hands.

P.S. Can I incorporate these answers in my future blog?
I would call preflop, and yes sure.


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Sun Apr 13, 2014, 12:42 PM
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Ah thanks Dave... that makes perfect sense.

I really need to work on my pot-building! I promise to always raise (well except 5% of the time when I trap!)

Cheers,

Apex
 

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