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  • Did I bet this right?

    I have a feeling I misplayed this hand and would like to know what I could have done to get more money into the pot.

  • #2
    The optimum play depends on your reads on the opponent. If they are passive callers, bet into them. If they are loose - aggressive, check call. If they play fit or fold, I might check the flop and turn hoping they catch and then bet the river.

    Most likely you got as much value as you could from the hand as 2/3 of the time they missed the flop.

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    • #3
      Check-raise big screams "I have a deuce". Check-call would be ok, so would leading out as it's a good flop to lead on as the BB... it's a board texture one might try to steal on and there are lots of value hands and draws the villain can give action with. Either of those lines I like better here.
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      • #4
        Thanks Joe and Dave. I see what you mean about screaming "I have a deuce." It was too early in the tourney to assess his style and range. I figured I was ahead and just wanted to be sure he did not catch up.

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