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2nl cash table, Villain gets back to me at the river

2nl cash table, Villain gets back to me at the river - Thu Aug 28, 2014, 08:52 AM
HarmlessFish's Avatar
Since: Aug 2014
Posts: 99

Open limped from MP with medium hand.
Made a medium flop (TPGK).
Shot twice.
Checked at the river and then villain shoots back...
Should I have folded at the river?
Should I have folded earlier?
Thu Aug 28, 2014, 09:38 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,802
When first to open the pot, standard raise or fold. Open-limping is a very weak and easily exploitable play and something that I do not want to do.

John (JWK24)


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Thu Aug 28, 2014, 04:55 PM
ArtySmokesPS's Avatar
Since: Oct 2011
Posts: 7,324
You played fine post-flop, but the action could be quite different if you make the standard play and open for a RAISE pre-flop. K9 might not even see the flop if you do that.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014, 05:52 PM
AJ_Orion's Avatar
Since: Jul 2014
Posts: 31
With the open-limp you are giving good odds to any set-miners too. Reaching showdown with one-pair just won't cut it if someone hits their set, and that can happen quite often if you get 2/3 set miners limping with you regularly.

It's difficult to put anyone on a hand when a bunch of folks have limped in with you.
Fri Aug 29, 2014, 03:55 PM
mute07's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 75
I'd advice you to avoid limping. Like Arty said the action would have been different if you where the raiser.
Sat Aug 30, 2014, 02:04 PM
Shodan388's Avatar
Since: Sep 2011
Posts: 75
I'd also recommend playing KJo in later position than there.

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