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Did I play the hand fine? - Sun Oct 19, 2014, 10:45 AM
adikumar2010's Avatar
Since: Mar 2011
Posts: 1,094
It is $1.10 MTOPS #27 Turbo event with 3000 starting stack and 5mins blind level.

Did I play this hand correctly?

I was thinking of betting the river because I thought he has some under pockets like 55-TT or AT. Coz I am sure he will never check trips or full house on the river to me.

But if I would have betted the river thinking I have the best hand he might have still called me as he made Queen pair.

How should I have played this hand street by street?

Full Tilt Poker Game #34821350352: MTOPS Event #27 (272118627), Table 4 - NL Hold'em - 20/40 - 17:51:57 IST - 2014/10/19 [08:21:57 ET - 2014/10/19]
Seat 1: X3-RUS (3,140)
Seat 2: Luckholder1 (2,865)
Seat 3: DDog123 (2,950)
Seat 4: L200211 (2,890)
Seat 5: adikumar2010 (2,955)
Seat 6: nh lol ty yw (2,945)
Seat 7: JBauer1927 (2,940)
Seat 8: NicoZipfel23 (3,075)
Seat 9: pete1960 (3,240)
nh lol ty yw posts the small blind of 20
JBauer1927 posts the big blind of 40
The button is in seat #5
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to adikumar2010 [ ]
NicoZipfel23 folds
pete1960 folds
X3-RUS raises to 80
Luckholder1 folds
DDog123 folds
L200211 folds
adikumar2010 calls 80
nh lol ty yw folds
JBauer1927 folds
*** FLOP *** [ ] (Total Pot: 220, 2 Players)
X3-RUS bets 160
adikumar2010 calls 160
*** TURN *** [ ] [] (Total Pot: 540, 2 Players)
X3-RUS bets 280
adikumar2010 calls 280
*** RIVER *** [ ] [] (Total Pot: 1,100, 2 Players)
X3-RUS checks
adikumar2010 checks
*** SHOW DOWN ***
X3-RUS shows [ ] two pair, Kings and Queens
adikumar2010 mucks
X3-RUS wins the pot (1,100) with two pair, Kings and Queens
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot 1,100 | Rake 0
Board: [ ]
Seat 1: X3-RUS showed [ ] and won (1,100) with two pair, Kings and Queens
Seat 2: Luckholder1 didn't bet (folded)
Seat 3: DDog123 didn't bet (folded)
Seat 4: L200211 didn't bet (folded)
Seat 5: adikumar2010 (button) mucked [ ] - two pair, Kings and Jacks
Seat 6: nh lol ty yw (small blind) folded before the Flop
Seat 7: JBauer1927 (big blind) folded before the Flop
Seat 8: NicoZipfel23 didn't bet (folded)
Seat 9: pete1960 didn't bet (folded)

Mon Oct 20, 2014, 07:39 AM
ChewMe1's Avatar
Since: Jan 2012
Posts: 574
Hi adi

If the river was a blank then we would certainly value bet but the Qc completes a lot of draws and it makes hands like QJ/Q10/AQ improve. The problem with betting the river is that it's going to take a very special type of opponent to look you up with any hand worse than Jx. Value betting this river is a bit too thin imo.

Cheers, Chris.

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