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Was I stupid or just a bad beat? - Mon Oct 13, 2014, 03:50 AM
aReJay007's Avatar
Since: Sep 2014
Posts: 13
Mon Oct 13, 2014, 04:25 AM
Fishwick's Avatar
Since: Feb 2014
Posts: 55
Your flop bet was too small, especially with multiple opponents.

You should be sizing them based on the pot. Something around 2/3 to 3/4 here. Never 1/8 pot.
Mon Oct 13, 2014, 11:33 AM
Matorzinho's Avatar
Since: Sep 2013
Posts: 7
Hi aReJay007,

[Pre Flop]
The call pre flop was ok, you had great odds to call.

Once you hit the flop you have two options.
1-Try to check-raise to trap your opponents and to get more money into the pot
2-Bet big to not give worse hands the odds to call and beat you in later streets, in this case I would bet 70% to 110% of the pot against multiple opponents.

Hope I helped you and good luck in your next hands!!
Mon Oct 13, 2014, 11:59 AM
JWK24's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 24,788
Originally Posted by Fishwick View Post
Your flop bet was too small, especially with multiple opponents.
+1 Bets postflop need to be sized based on the size of the pot, number of opps and board texture. With 3 opps in the hand, I cannot bet less than 3/4 pot or I'm potentially giving the opps the correct odds to stay in the hand. If I give them the right odds and lose... it's my own fault that I lose the hand.

I also don't care for the preflop play. I'm out of position, so I either need to raise or fold preflop. This isn't a strong enough hand to raise with, so I need to muck. Calling raises with marginal hands out of the blinds is a huge leak that many players have.... and one I need to avoid.

John (JWK24)


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