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Please review this hand - Fri Jul 25, 2014, 10:18 AM
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Fri Jul 25, 2014, 10:43 AM
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When I flop top pair in a limped pot, I need to make a standard lead value bet. With 3 opps, a standard bet is 3/4 pot, so I'll bet 3975 (no more, no less). If I bet more than I should only get called by better and if I bet less, I can give the opps the correct price to outdraw me (which means I will and deserve to lose chips on average).

When I get called, due to the stack sizes, I need to check the turn here for pot control. A standard 1/2 pot bet will pot-commit me and I do not want to have to shove a pair of 8's. What I cannot do is to bet then fold.. as I'm pot-committed. If the opp makes a sizable bet, then I need to shove or fold and I'll opt to fold and look for a better spot.

Hope this helps and good luck at the tables.

John (JWK24)


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