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    Hello! What should I have done here? Do you think I should have called? Or should I have played it differently from the start? And they were playing 18/10 over 50ish hands if that changes anything.. Thanks!

  • #2
    I'd three bet more. A typical 3-bet is 3x openers raise if no one followed. So 3-bet to 375 to 425.

    With a flush draw on the flop against an opponent without a good read I prefer bet 2/3 pot or more. I'd go with 500 - 550.

    The river is a tough spot when you don't know how your opponent plays post-flop. AJd is in their pre-flop range. I'd have to work out some combinations and run them through propokertools equity calculator which handles ranges in specific suits. but betting more pre- and post-flop might have kept you out of this tight spot.

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    • #3
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      • #4
        I agree with Trumpin, bet more and jam the turn, so he must pay for drawing to flush or straight. I think you made correct fold, dont know what stakes are those, but i dont think villain with those stats would make big river bluff there.

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        • #5
          I can't see my self folding there and I think bet sizing is fine. On a double paired board I don't think flush would push. He's got TX, very rarely 33 ,or nothing better than KK. after I invested half of my stack I'm already pot committed , I couldn't fold there.

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          • #6
            Ah thanks! Yeah I see what you mean, if i were to 3 bet more, and make a larger bet on the flop I would have a pot sized bet behind and could shove. umbup:

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Proey64 View Post
              Ah thanks! Yeah I see what you mean, if i were to 3 bet more, and make a larger bet on the flop I would have a pot sized bet behind and could shove. umbup:
              Yup. I find that betting too small costs me more than betting too much. Good decisions!

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              • #8
                It's not about costs you need to get value from your hand

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                • #9
                  You've got half of it down. The other have is minimize losses, or chips saved count the same as chips won.

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                  • #10
                    Hi Proey64umbup: I think you played hand brilliantly. The only thing I could suggest would be to 3bet slightly bigger but as we have position I don't mind the smaller 3bet. Your bet sizing post flop is perfect, what you did 'intentionally or not I don't know', but what you did is you set up a nice amount of chips to shove all in on the river. There is 3000 chips in the middle and you have 1500 behind which is a great amount to shove and we will often get called by worse. Unfortunately the board pairs and villain jams!!! Now I do think that there are a good amount of bluffs in his range but I'm still going to fold, he can have some 10x hands and every now and then e can turn up with a flush. When we fold we still have 25 big blinds which is a stack we can work with. Well played. Chris.
                    Last edited by ChewMe1; Tue May 28, 2013, 04:21 PM.

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