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Should I Have Folded Pocket Kings? - 2NL Cash Game Hand - Sun Jul 20, 2014, 05:46 PM
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this is the first time i have posted a hand for review so might not have done it right. i wanted to know if i made a bad or good decision.

i folded pocket K's.

i think the part of my game that i want to improve is not folding when someone applies pressure because i think they have it, as often they dont.

but in this situation i put my opponent on possibly a set of Q's, two pair maybe A,Q.

he made a big bet on the river but he definetley liked when the Q came down on the turn and the A on the river did not slow him down.

did i make a bad or good decision.

i hope this hand replayer thing works right

 
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Mon Jul 21, 2014, 03:14 AM
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Originally Posted by $uperman77 View Post
this is the first time i have posted a hand for review so might not have done it right. i wanted to know if i made a bad or good decision.

i folded pocket K's.

i think the part of my game that i want to improve is not folding when someone applies pressure because i think they have it, as often they dont.

but in this situation i put my opponent on possibly a set of Q's, two pair maybe A,Q.

he made a big bet on the river but he definetley liked when the Q came down on the turn and the A on the river did not slow him down.

did i make a bad or good decision.

i hope this hand replayer thing works right

i think he has a set on the flop
 
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Mon Jul 21, 2014, 05:30 AM
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Hi,

I think preflop, size your 3bet much bigger 3x, so 18cent.

On the flop, cbet. I would make it around 2/3 pot, as you want to go for value. You could go for 1/2pot to induce worse hands to call.

It's a difficult decision on the turn, because it would appear that villain is an unknown, and so villain could be doing this with anything. He could be a total maniac and be raising anything, or he could be a nit peddling the nuts.

Usually though a turn raise indicates strength, and so you could fold here and get more info on villain later in the game and build up reads from there.

If you are curious, I guess you could call his raise on the turn (since it is only twice the size of your bet) and see what villain does on the river - if he checks then you could check behind and make a note on what he raised the turn with. If you note however, how the aggression went from you to him suggests that he has hit something. I think the river is now a fold.


Cheers,

Matt
 
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Mon Jul 21, 2014, 09:01 AM
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I agree with pullin,
Pre make a bigger 3bet.
You could call turn but the river is a fold for sure.
 
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Thu Jul 24, 2014, 03:02 AM
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Sorry for the late reply to your advice, i agree with my 3bet pre flop i usually do make it 3x dont know why i didnt this time i was probably just not concentrating at the time. Thank for the advice and views.
 
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Thu Jul 24, 2014, 02:33 PM
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The stats of the villain is also worth considering, but as others have said, it's a definite fold. I would fold here on the turn unless the player was a maniac / big fish. A turn raise is a very powerful play, so it should set alarm bells ringing once you get raised - especially true if the villain is passive. Pre-flop, I would make it 3x.
 

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