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25NL FR ZOOM: MP1 with 66, attempted float on paired, flushy board OTR - Mon Aug 18, 2014, 03:20 AM
dog-en-saka's Avatar
Since: Jul 2014
Posts: 22
The villain plays 11/9/5, CB 75, FCB 0 after 220 hands(the same person as the previous post).

I'm not a fan of 66 on this position, but for some reason I entered the pot on this time.
OTR, I put the villain on 22-JJ, Qx, flush, or AK with blocker. I decided to float OTR to make 77-TT (and hopefully JJ) fold, but after betting I felt I would actually get called from these hands quite often. Also my bet size seems too small to make them fold.

My questions are:
1) Is it good idea to float on this spot? If so, how much should we bet?
2)If not, how should we play (x/c, x/f, block bet(how much), or...)?
3)Any comment about pre/frop/turn play?


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Button ($19.21)
SB ($91.45)
BB ($25)
UTG ($35.69)
UTG+1 ($45.52)
Hero (MP1) ($27.99)
MP2 ($39.47)
MP3 ($24.75)
CO ($29.21)

Preflop: Hero is MP1 with 6c, 6s
2 folds, Hero raises to $0.75, MP2 calls $0.75, 5 folds

Flop: ($1.85) Qd, 2d, Qc (2 players)
Hero bets $1.25, MP2 calls $1.25

Turn: ($4.35) 5s (2 players)
Hero checks, MP2 bets $2.25, Hero calls $2.25

River: ($8.85) 3d (2 players)
Hero bets $5.50
Mon Aug 18, 2014, 06:15 AM
birdayy's Avatar
Since: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,179
Your line makes 0 sense. Expect to get snapped.
Mon Aug 18, 2014, 02:25 PM
TheLangolier's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
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Hi dog,

I think you sort of answered your own question in a way. otr you are targeting 77-JJ for folds, but if you then feel like they won't fold much to this line... there's your answer. Your best chance to fold out these holding is simply to bet all 3 streets, folding to a raise from this really tight guy. Considering we don't block anything and the guy has a fair bit of Qx and diamonds in his range as well, proably best to just give up in this spot.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014, 09:15 PM
dog-en-saka's Avatar
Since: Jul 2014
Posts: 22
Thanks dave,

Actually he folded on this time, but I felt that was just because he had nothing (AK?).
HUD's stats says my play is passive, so now I'm trying to figure out where is the good spot to get aggressive... but seems I did it in a wrong way on this time. Triple barreling and folding to a raise seem much more appropriate, as you say.

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