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My set 8s vs 2 pair on the flop

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  • My set 8s vs 2 pair on the flop

    As Phil Hellmuth says:

    I played it perfectly and he got there.


    Is it a >>bad beat<<?

  • #2
    Hey Forrest!

    I don't know about playing it perfectly, but it's DEFINITELY a bad beat. Instead of turning it inot a limit game on the flop, I'd have bet 3X his previous bets until I had a reasonable shove.

    John (JWK24)
    Super-Moderator



    6 Time Bracelet Winner


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    • #3
      Hi John,

      Yes I was slowly slowly catchy monkey. Didn't know he had top 2 and doubt he would release that holding with a bigger re-raise to set up a shove.

      I was resigned to seeing an over set when all the money was in on the flop then a smiley face turns

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