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Author Topic: W...T....F.....F!  (Read 4536 times)
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« on: June 01, 2012, 02:53:26 PM »

PokerStars Hand #81342530248: Tournament #568818757, $4.10+$0.40 USD Hold'em No Limit - Level XIII (600/1200) - 2012/06/01 21:28:26 WET [2012/06/01 16:28:26 ET]
Table '568818757 2' 9-max Seat #2 is the button
Seat 2: STELA_POKER (18618 in chips)
Seat 6: billyman81 (14492 in chips)
Seat 7: RusBay (35950 in chips)
Seat 8: mialauwe (26620 in chips)
Seat 9: RealityRSV (25025 in chips)
STELA_POKER: posts the ante 125
billyman81: posts the ante 125
RusBay: posts the ante 125
mialauwe: posts the ante 125
RealityRSV: posts the ante 125
billyman81: posts small blind 600
RusBay: posts big blind 1200
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to RealityRSV [Kh Ad]
mialauwe: calls 1200
RealityRSV: raises 2040 to 3240
STELA_POKER: folds
billyman81: folds
RusBay: folds
mialauwe: calls 2040
*** FLOP *** [9d Jd Tc]
mialauwe: bets 1200
RealityRSV: calls 1200
*** TURN *** [9d Jd Tc] [4h]
mialauwe: checks
RealityRSV: bets 4800
mialauwe: calls 4800
*** RIVER *** [9d Jd Tc 4h] [5h]
mialauwe: checks
RealityRSV: bets 15660 and is all-in
mialauwe: calls 15660
*** SHOW DOWN ***
RealityRSV: shows [Kh Ad] (high card Ace)
mialauwe: shows [5d 4d] (two pair, Fives and Fours)
mialauwe collected 52225 from pot
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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2012, 04:43:31 PM »

Really bizarre hand here.  My question is, why bet the turn like that, after calling such a small flop bet?

His flop bet is obviously a feeler bet, to see if your hand connected - by just calling you pretty much confirmed it - either that or you flopped the nuts (K-high straight) but even that's very unlikely as you have to be concerned about a flush draw there.  Your call screams "I have A-High, at best an under-pair, and I don't want to be aggressive but I'm not ready to let go either!" - a bit wordy, perhaps that's why you called Cheesy

When the turn comes and you bet out, it really isn't saying much - the bet is less than half the pot and it's not a dangerous card unless you have 44 (which would be very unlikely).

While the river is unlucky for you, it is properly played by villain.

As for why he limp-called preflop - I have no idea, he must have been planning on out-playing you post-flop.

Avoid this in the future by raising the min bet on the flop - he's either flopped a monster (and a quick raise by you will tell you this, for about the same price as you would lose otherwise)...or he's fishing for information and you need to tell him that you won't back down.
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