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  • Overpair w/ Set on river

    Just wondering how you guys would play this differently? I overbet the river to try and make it look bluffy, which seemed to work this time. (villain had Ks)

  • #2
    Hi birdayy,

    I think a big river bet is perfect. When the villain checks back the flop it looks like AK/AQ are a big part of their range, and when they call your turn bet AQ becomes more probable, or AA/KK that they checked back the flop to pot control. Since the J is not a scary card for them I would expect AQ, KK, AA to call a big bet without hesitation having taken this line. If the called the turn with AK just to see what you do, they're not likely to be calling even a small bet on the river, so go for big value against the strong 1 pair hands imo.
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    • #3
      Thanks Dave.

      Replicated my thoughts in a more concise way.

      I was a bit surprised he didn't cbet the flop, but I guess the slowplay cost him in the end.

      Goes to show to never slowplay in the micros.

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      • #4
        I'm not so sure about the turn bet (why bet close to pot, when the only hand that you're beating is AKhh?) but I really like a big overbet on the river. Your line would look so weird to villain that he'll call with almost all his one pair hands.
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