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25NL Zoom: 2 Pair, Fold River? - Sun Aug 17, 2014, 01:38 PM
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Since: Aug 2012
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Opponent is 13/6 (31 hands)

I overplayed my hand I think. Fine to call turn raise, but fold river?
 
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Sun Aug 17, 2014, 03:30 PM
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Since: Jun 2013
Posts: 180
Hey

I think this is a reads heavy hand. Is my opp loose/passive weak/aggro ? The sample is worthless unless I see some showdowns out of him and take a note.
A 1/2 pot size bet works OTF and a x/c OTT trying to see a cheap showdown or fold to heavy aggro with an over card on board, in position, would be the safe way with no reads, I think.
 
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Sun Aug 17, 2014, 08:27 PM
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Since: Aug 2010
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damn hard to me to fold 2 pr in this kind of situation

if you call the turn you should call the river

just fold the turn if your planning to fold on a river bet save yourself some $$

unlucky hand
 
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Sun Aug 17, 2014, 09:21 PM
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Since: Jun 2010
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Hi carl,

Although the sample size is limited, this guy has done nothing in our 31 hand sample to suggest he's wild or out of line... the indication if anything is tight-passive. While the read is circumstantial at this point, when such a player check-raises we should be running for the hills.

In this case we have more ot go on than just the circumstantial stat read... the villain has continued vs. 2 strong barrels from us, and check/raised big on the turn barrel, which shows great strength.

As hard as it sometimes sounds to yield 2 pair, I think middle 2 are going to be in bad shape the vast majority of the time here, looking at KT or 22 a ton. This seems to me like a nice spot to make an exploitative fold.




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