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NL10SH - facing flop reraise with top 2, drawy board.

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  • NL10SH - facing flop reraise with top 2, drawy board.

    Poker Stars, $0.05/$0.10 No Limit Hold'em Cash, 5 Players Poker Tools Powered By Holdem Manager - The Ultimate Poker Software Suite. Hero (MP): $10 (100 bb) CO: $12.22 (122.2 bb) BTN: $20.65 (206.5 bb) SB: $10.89 (108.9 bb) BB: $10.92 (109.2 bb) Preflop: Hero is MP with J 9 Hero raises to $0.30, CO calls $0.30, BTN folds, SB calls $0.25, BB folds Flop: ($1) J 5 9 (3 players) SB checks, Hero bets $0.70, CO raises to $2, SB folds, Hero raises to $5.60, CO raises to $11.92, Hero calls $4.10 and is all-in Turn: ($20.40) 5 (2 players, 1 is all-in) River: ($20.40) K (2 players, 1 is all-in) Results:

    $20.40 pot ($0.92 rake) Final Board: J 5 9 5 K Hero showed J 9 and lost (-$10 net) CO showed A T and won $19.48 ($9.48 net) SB mucked and lost (-$0.30 net) [/spoiler] Villain 30/21/5 over 50 hands, AF of 5.0 no reads. I am not sure if I should flat the re raise here or put in my 3bet. I block JJ and 99, so most likely if he has me beat he has 55, but I do think he will reraise with a lot of draws here like QT and flush draws. What is the best line here? Is flatting better? I size my 3bet to be small enough so he can shove his draws, if I only flat I think there is a chance he can check back on the turn to see free card. I wasn't really thinking this at the time, more that I would hate having to check-fold the turn to a club and maybe get bluffed off my hand if he had a straight draw.

  • #2
    Looks ok. I'd prefer clicking it back to ~$4-4.5 so we have more than a 1/2 pot shove on the turn.

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    • #3
      I guess this is one of the better spots to 3-bet the flop as there are so many cards that can be tough to play with top two (any straghtening or flushing card). I think your size is fine although it offers many draws the correct price to call one.
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      • #4
        I would prefer to jam over the villains 3bet. Making it $5.60 or $6.00 doesn't make sense with only 100bb as this commits us OTF and if he just calls then we are slamming the rest OTT. If you were deeper then I think this could be okay because we may not be committed. I LIKE TO GET IT IN HERE when he 3bets us to $2.00. Not enough room to do anything else IMO.

        Thanks!

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