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2nl cash table, Villain gets back to me at the river

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  • 2nl cash table, Villain gets back to me at the river

    Open limped from MP with medium hand. Made a medium flop (TPGK). Shot twice. Checked at the river and then villain shoots back... Should I have folded at the river? Should I have folded earlier?

  • #2
    When first to open the pot, standard raise or fold. Open-limping is a very weak and easily exploitable play and something that I do not want to do.

    John (JWK24)
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    6 Time Bracelet Winner


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    • #3
      You played fine post-flop, but the action could be quite different if you make the standard play and open for a RAISE pre-flop. K9 might not even see the flop if you do that.
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      • #4
        With the open-limp you are giving good odds to any set-miners too. Reaching showdown with one-pair just won't cut it if someone hits their set, and that can happen quite often if you get 2/3 set miners limping with you regularly.

        It's difficult to put anyone on a hand when a bunch of folks have limped in with you.

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        • #5
          I'd advice you to avoid limping. Like Arty said the action would have been different if you where the raiser.

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          • #6
            I'd also recommend playing KJo in later position than there.

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