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downflux01

14 points

Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $49.31
SB: $25.00
BB: $25.00
UTG: $26.01
MP: $29.55
CO: $28.63 (Hero)
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is CO with K T
2 folds, Hero raises to $0.63, BN calls $0.63, 2 folds
Flop ($1.61) J K T
Hero checks, BN bets $0.78, Hero raises to $3.15, BN calls $2.37
Im mostly checking OOP. I like it in particular here, since villains range should consist mostly of PPs that could find a stab along with other pair+draws. Against a bet im mostly reraising here though. He wont have too many sets (since those 3b PF), other than that im putting him mainly on FDs, pair+draws, some 2ps .. not sure if he slowplays a made straight on such a board.
Turn ($7.91) J K T 7
Hero bets $5.68, BN raises to $45.53 and is all in, Hero folds
Looking at the range given above, think we have healthy equity to bet big again and charge most of his draws. Against a reshove I need 33% though, but I dont see us having that: we have some twopairs like JT beat, but other than that we are chopping at most or dominated by better two pair / made-turned straight. AQ wouldnt be too frequently in his range in my book, but its possible that some players flat that here. I gave him some jams with some combo draws (nut fd + gs f.e.), but still only get to 23% eq.

June 3, 2020 | 8:58 a.m.

I mean I'd also arrive here with other flushes, 99 (88 even I think) and strong trips with AK, so I would say it isnt that tight. Im not sure if someone if people start go into bluffcatching mode with their PPs+clubs if I turn it up too much OTR, since as you said, we dont have as many trips that want to bet big here.

When in the past I used to pick anything remotely bluffable (regardless of their EV, if its breakeven or marginal), I was surprised to see that bluffing here with the mentioned AsQx combos is actually pretty good EV wise.

May 29, 2020 | 6:30 p.m.

crazyriver If im facing too much action, yes, because I dont think Tx is going to overplay like that too often.. but my assumption is that most of his (semi)-bluffs are not going to shove as a bluff OTR to frequently, so I dont have a tough decision if I have to fold. Shove OTF seems a bit risky, a fold too nitty yet - so Id prefer the middle of both and call

May 29, 2020 | 11:34 a.m.

Hand History | downflux01 posted in NLHE: NL25z BUvEP 3b triple barrel spot
Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $41.90 (Hero)
SB: $37.12
BB: $34.25
UTG: $29.91
MP: $25.00
CO: $25.00
UTG is a reg, no other information
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is BN with A Q
UTG raises to $0.73, 2 folds, Hero raises to $1.96, 2 folds, UTG calls $1.23
Not exactly sure why I sized it down like that, would like something along 3x more .. but Ive seen people going a bit smaller vs earlier positions, where ranges are stronger
Flop ($4.27) K 8 K
UTG checks, Hero bets $1.21, UTG calls $1.21
Board im cbetting range, think sizing down here looks even a bit more valueish and I have some backdoors where Im already considering to go for multiple streets, so it also keeps his range a bit wider for future FE
Turn ($6.69) K 8 K 9
UTG checks, Hero bets $3.59, UTG calls $3.59
Im mainly giving up with other non spade combos of AQo here, but we can get better SDV (TT-QQ) with no spade to fold, while we block his potential flushes.. and if he happens to have trips, we still got some healthy outs to get to our spade draw. Id also be betting this turn with trips to get value from TT-QQ that do have a spade.
River ($13.87) K 8 K 9 5
UTG checks, Hero bets $6.18, UTG raises to $23.15 and is all in, Hero folds
After analyzing this spot, I dont like betting this particular combo of AQo here:
- We block some of his folds that have called the turn (QsQx)
- The Q blocker itself is irrelevant and doesnt block his trips he would be calling the river with (Ks already on the board and I assume he only arrives here with KQs, so wed ideally want a Q with a club/diamond
- At the same time, it would be good then to block some As flushes instead (so I would triple barrel here with AsQd/AsQc instead)

May 29, 2020 | 10:52 a.m.

I would bet small river as well, youll get called by counterfeited 65s, some PPs that went for a value/protection raise OTF (66-88, not sure where vils limping threshold lies PF to limp behind, so Id be careful to give him JJ-KK like you did OTR) and that should be enough, with the intention to bet/fold that is

May 29, 2020 | 10:37 a.m.

I could see that being profitable, probably in theory one of the worst PPs to be doing that with, since AA doesnt need the protection as much as other PPs do. Id argue its a somewhat big variance play, since people are pretty honest here and on the next streets, so we could navigate it smoothly.

May 29, 2020 | 10:34 a.m.

Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $42.35 (Hero)
SB: $136.45
BB: $25.00
UTG: $31.45
MP: $25.66
CO: $33.10
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is BN with A 9
3 folds, Hero raises to $0.63, SB folds, BB raises to $1.99, Hero calls $1.36
Flop ($4.08) 2 Q 5
BB checks, Hero checks
Turn ($4.08) 2 Q 5 J
BB checks, Hero bets $2.04, BB calls $2.04
After him checking twice, I think this is a good card to get some stronger PPs of his to fold (88-TT) .. im already planning to mostly barrel OTR (and stop on any non spade river, T/A), since he could be also floating with some AK here sometimes.
River ($8.16) 2 Q 5 J 4
BB checks, Hero checks
I probably figured ingame that he could also have some random lower SC or turned spades draw that we have beat and we have no need to bluff here with A high then. Its also not that favourable since we block some folding hands of his (AK, 99, T9) .. on the other hand, its probably still fine in a vacuum to continue betting here, as hes pretty capped with the previous action. The only benefit we have with this hand is blocking one AJs combo that might call our bet OTR. Other than that, I think this should be a half pot bet, seeing we should get so many folds and wed play any Qx/strong Jx the same way

May 27, 2020 | 7:11 a.m.

Yeah probably a pretty good hand to bet big with here, I assume I talked myself into betting smaller, because of the paired 7 on the board (and I can have those as well with 87s, 76s) where I wouldnt bet trips as big to let my opponent catch up. But probably fine to exploitatively size up here

May 27, 2020 | 6:28 a.m.

Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $52.52
SB: $27.68
BB: $104.03 (Hero)
UTG: $25.00
MP: $32.99
CO: $34.66
Opponent is a reg, no other information
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is BB with K Q
UTG folds, MP raises to $0.63, 3 folds, Hero raises to $3.01, MP calls $2.38
BBvMP, KQs is included as a 3b for me and I sized up, as were a bit deeper than 100bb
Flop ($6.12) 7 T 7
Hero bets $2.02, MP calls $2.02
Probably a board we can allow ourselves to cbet entire range, since im also 3betting 78s/76s in this spot or TT PF, we should have the advantage
Turn ($10.16) 7 T 7 K
Hero bets $6.33, MP calls $6.33
Getting value from draws and few weaker Kx, some strong Tx
River ($22.82) 7 T 7 K 3
Hero checks, MP bets $21.63 and is all in, Hero folds
In game, I didnt feel to good about pulling this value bet through, since there isnt too much worse wed get called by. I would expect hes capable to arrive here also with slowplayed 7x. On the other hand, check folding here feels pretty stupid. I looked at the solver solution and it had 16 EV for betting and 6 for X/C.. but with the X/C, it also lets the opponent bluff with every sort of missed hand (AsQx, AQs, FDs, 98s, QJs..), and I see some of those but not all.. am I just overthinking and it should be a jam, or maybe something in between (like betting 30% to get calls from Tx as well, folding to raise mostly)?
Final Pot MP wins $22.82

May 26, 2020 | 9:27 a.m.

Hand History | downflux01 posted in NLHE: NL25z Bluffcatching 4b pot
Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $29.55
SB: $27.30
BB: $26.87
UTG: $37.88 (Hero)
MP: $25.35
CO: $31.18
Most likely a reg for me to have 4b here
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is UTG with A 5
Hero raises to $0.63, MP folds, CO raises to $1.76, 3 folds, Hero raises to $4.39, CO calls $2.63
A5s falls into my 4b range here and since Im up against a reg (where they tend to have wider linear ranges here), I figured id 4bet.. could maybe be a bit bigger due to our stack sizes
Flop ($9.13) 3 4 7
Hero bets $3.06, CO calls $3.06
Reasonable board to cbet, we should have the advantage here mostly, seeing that there arent too many sets that could have flopped with his line.
Turn ($15.25) 3 4 7 4
Hero bets $6.12, CO calls $6.12
I figured im giving up this turn a lot with missed AK that dont have spades. Seeing that my 4b range here is KK+, AK, KTs and A5s, I would choose to bet almost all of my A5s as semibluffs, as they still have eight outs to improve and Id play KK+ the same way.
River ($27.49) 3 4 7 4 5
Hero checks, CO bets $17.61 and is all in, Hero folds
We pick up SDV to beat some of the FDs that have got to this point, but theres still more overpairs in his range than that. However, I wouldnt expect 99-TT f.e. to jam but more like JJ-QQ or slowplayed AA (KK sometimes being jammed more often PF). Next to that, he could be jamming missed FDs that we unblock and block some of the AA he could have slowplayed. But maybe population is too honest in 4b pots and bluffcatches like these shouldnt even be considered.

May 26, 2020 | 8:57 a.m.

Maybe yeah, seems like he needs to always bluff here and there arent many combos left. So youd still check KT, would you bet AT though OTT?

May 25, 2020 | 9:02 p.m.

Hand History | downflux01 posted in NLHE: NL25z BBvBU X/R OTF facing 2x overbet OTR
Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $80.99
SB: $43.95
BB: $42.04 (Hero)
UTG: $44.38
MP: $66.34
CO: $46.63
No reads
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is BB with K T
3 folds, BN raises to $0.50, SB folds, Hero calls $0.25
Flop ($1.10) T 4 3
Hero checks, BN bets $0.36, Hero raises to $1.27, BN calls $0.91
Vs a range bet I would like to raise some of my stronger Tx here. Expecting him to continue with his toppair+, 55-99, some High cards with BDFD and gutshots
Turn ($3.64) T 4 3 6
Hero checks, BN bets $2.12, Hero calls $2.12
I figured I have a good number of Tx beat of him, but dont want to value town myself vs stronger value and expect that people usually play straightforward here (checking some weaker Tx even, while betting better ones and overpairs). Looking at Flopzilla, it seems like I would have 60% with my assumptions, so maybe double barrel is also the way to avoid such spots with random assumptions.
River ($7.88) T 4 3 6 4
Hero checks, BN bets $18.30, Hero folds
I dont see vil overbetting with overpairs here, but mainly strong value makes sense to me (TT, 66, 33, 44) .. theres not much of these combos left though and he could be just spazzing with the gutshots (A5 mainly) he bet OTT after seeing that I slowed down.
Final Pot BN wins $7.88

May 25, 2020 | 11 a.m.

Hand History | downflux01 posted in NLHE: NL25z multiway TPGK on a middling board
Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $17.41
SB: $34.36
BB: $37.27
UTG: $53.57 (Hero)
MP: $26.06
CO: $25.00
No reads on villains
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is UTG with Q 9
Hero raises to $0.63, 2 folds, BN calls $0.63, SB folds, BB calls $0.38
Flop ($1.99) 6 2 9
BB checks, Hero bets $0.74, BN calls $0.74, BB folds
Think I want to cbet here to protect my hand vs overcards but also to get value from weaker 9x and draws (78s, T8s, T7s, etc.)
Turn ($3.47) 6 2 9 7
Hero bets $1.73, BN calls $1.73
In game I figured its probably better for our opponent, but we can expect a lot of calls from some pairs+draws. However, seems like we should be checking here, since we dont have over 50% EQ against his range (still giving him some slowplayed sets here, even though he called OTF)
River ($6.93) 6 2 9 7 Q
Hero bets $2.69, BN raises to $6.13, Hero calls $3.44
Good card, we also beat some stronger 9x now and any potentially slowplayed two pair (76s, dont know if he flats 97s pre). In game I found the call after his raise, since he could be also doing that with other two pairs like 76s, but I dont expect to be ahead here too often. Against a range of 99,77-66,22,T8s,76s,5d4d,5h4h (50% bluff for 54s), we have 26% EQ and need 18% to make the call.

May 22, 2020 | 7:40 a.m.

Considering overfolding: I meant more in the region of PPs below the board, Im expecting a reasonable amount of calls with BW cards.

The set value bet makes sense, thanks!

Would you incorporate this into the overbet bluffing range OTR? I mean on one hand, we make it less likely for him to call by blocking the KJ combos and unblock two pair, but at the same time, we would want him to have KJ if we get here with AK.

May 22, 2020 | 7:17 a.m.

Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $49.77 (Hero)
SB: $25.00
BB: $27.37
UTG: $25.00
MP: $24.65
CO: $25.17
Unknown
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is BN with J 6
3 folds, Hero raises to $0.63, SB folds, BB calls $0.38
Flop ($1.36) Q 9 T
BB checks, Hero bets $0.44, BB raises to $1.45, Hero calls $1.01
Probably a board you shouldnt be cbetting as often for small sizing, but I assume pop is overfolding enough PPs, which makes it okay. After a raise, I give him mostly made straights (KJ, J8s) and twopairs, not so much sets due to PF action, also some stronger Qx maybe like KQ. Also I would argue it is probably an underbluffed board overall, since one can expect enough continues here and less fold equity. Vs that range I believe when I looked it up, we got somewhat better EQ than odds offered, so I like the call
Turn ($4.26) Q 9 T J
BB checks, Hero bets $2.38, BB calls $2.38
I think this is a great card for us, it reduces the KJ/J8s combos and overall we will have some continues with Kx, so that we will have turned a straight. My SDV here is basically non existent and if I were to bluff with a hand, I would prefer a hand that unblocks twopair while making it unlikely that he has flopped a made straight, so Im betting here already planning to barrel OTR
River ($9.02) Q 9 T J 5
BB checks, Hero bets $7.26, BB calls $7.26
OTR, Im betting to fold out two pairs.

May 21, 2020 | 9:02 a.m.

If we have a player that isnt capable to fold two pairs/toppairs here, im probably just half potting it to get him off weaker pairs. But I guess people should find a fold even with their twopairs here if we overbet, and then thats better

May 21, 2020 | 8 a.m.

Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $26.09
SB: $25.00
BB: $80.56 (Hero)
UTG: $12.34
MP: $64.15
CO: $10.93
Unknown vil
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is BB with 7 6
3 folds, BN raises to $0.75, SB folds, Hero raises to $3.00, BN calls $2.25
76s is one of the SC I have in my 3b range BBvBTN, think thats reasonable
Flop ($6.10) 8 2 T
Hero bets $3.05, BN calls $3.05
Its a somewhat dry board, but Id rather have a bigger sizing strategy here instead of 1/3, because I think he will continue less often with hands that he should be continuing with (like some overcards + BD FD). And in that, I think my GS+BD FD fits pretty good in the "bluffing" range for that
Turn ($12.20) 8 2 T J
Hero checks, BN checks
Pretty stupid card to continue on, a lot of his continues improved to pair+draw here or twopair, were not even happy with our 9 if it arrives any longer, since any Kx has us beat, so I check.
River ($12.20) 8 2 T J Q
Hero checks, BN checks
I think we can discount some stronger Jx, two pair and sets from his range after checkback, think those bet for value v our AQ/AK. He will have hands though like some AQ floats, two pairs .. but I would target those, because I feel like people are too sticky even with big sizes here. So Id bet half pot in hindsight to get some weaker pairs to fold (KT, AT, A8, some PPs that decided to flat OTF) .. we may block some of the folding range, but I think its mandatory to bet here, since we will rarely have worse.

May 20, 2020 | 11:47 a.m.

Hand History | downflux01 posted in NLHE: NL25z Bluffcatching SBvBB
Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $40.76
SB: $28.75 (Hero)
BB: $35.83
UTG: $50.46
MP: $25.40
CO: $27.82
No reads on vil
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is SB with K 6
4 folds, Hero raises to $0.63, BB calls $0.38
Think PF is pretty standard
Flop ($1.26) Q 5 6
Hero checks, BB bets $0.63, Hero calls $0.63
Im mainly playing a checking strategy OOP, here I think villain can take a stab with enough draws but also bet for value with some Qx
Turn ($2.52) Q 5 6 5
Hero checks, BB bets $0.83, Hero raises to $2.70, BB calls $1.87
Imo, I didnt see any logic to why villain would bet this smaller sizing. Even from a Qx I would expect at least half pot to accommodate for the flushes in our range, else we can just comfortably call here. Other than that, it could be a nutty hand that doesnt want to scare us off, but there is so little and we block 66, 65s (QQ would 3b pf). In game it also looked like a FD could be played that way, so I decided to raise for protection
River ($7.92) Q 5 6 5 4
Hero checks, BB bets $2.61, Hero calls $2.61
I would expect his nutted hands to bet larger here (since my 5x play the exact same way), or he tries to fold out some of my missed raised SDVs that have him beat. I decided to bluffcatch here, seeing that we unblock all FDs and block some KQo that could sometimes go for this play

May 19, 2020 | 9:09 a.m.

Is that to achieve a value to bluff ratio of 2:1? Because I always thought I had to somewhat even out the value combos (40 here) with a similar number of bluffs (32)

May 15, 2020 | 6:44 p.m.

I just figured, when I looked at the proper frequencies, I first establish the value range and afterwards go in each section of the range where there was some frequency of 4betting going on and pick a combo. I always made sure that the number of combos are somewhat close to value combos I have (JJ+, AK being 40, so I was looking to be somewhat in that range also with my bluff combos) .. or you think the ratio should be lower, so value to bluff should be 2:1? I havent done much studying around this topic and figured its a good solution to simplify my strategy

May 15, 2020 | 1:12 p.m.

Yup, lost it - he had KK

May 15, 2020 | 7:06 a.m.

My 4b range is the following here: JJ+, AKs, A5s, KTs, AKo, ATo, KTo

It is constructed that way so its easier to remember what to 4b. Because per theory, you should take different holding and 4b them at some frequency, so I just chose the 4b combos I have from EP (A5s, KTs), and extended it by two combos to make up for the wider value range we have in BU facing a SB 3b. So the holdings that you mentioned (KQo, AJo-AQo) and stuff Im actually flatting.

Now I figured I could maybe share some thoughts to see how others proceed on such blanks, because at the end of the day, if you 4b KJo/KQo, per range construction I could imagine we would have to pay attention to the same criteria or have the same challenge - would you bet KJo/KQo on that turn and if yes, which combos would you choose? But seeing comments like those from JamesYang , I can see that some might not be open for it :D

May 14, 2020 | 5:17 p.m.

Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $25.73 (Hero)
SB: $26.33
BB: $19.41
UTG: $25.00
MP: $27.72
CO: $25.63
SB is a reg and capable of having a wider 3b range
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is BN with K T
3 folds, Hero raises to $0.63, SB raises to $2.69, BB folds, Hero raises to $5.75, SB calls $3.06
I have KTo as one of my 4b bluff combos in this spot. Against unknowns I just fold this, but here vs. a reg I think it makes a good case to be used as 4b
Flop ($11.75) 5 8 6
SB checks, Hero bets $3.37, SB calls $3.37
Board is okay, not great. Villain has maybe 3 more combos of sets than we do with 88, but other than that, I would expect to be able to cbet this board reasonably often for this sizing (Normally 25% is a viable size, but Im afraid there are still people taking it for weak and going over the top more often, so I pump it up just a bit)
Turn ($18.49) 5 8 6 8
SB checks, Hero checks
River ($18.49) 5 8 6 8 4
SB checks, Hero checks

May 14, 2020 | 12:40 p.m.

A little mistake on my part - the total EV wont be 52, but something along of 48-49 (so for a 10% increase in EV compared to jam), since I didnt properly remove the one KcTd combo from the small bet percentage above if he would raise his nut flush (screen shows 86% + 14% + 7%, which is 107%. It should be 79%, 14%, 7% for a total of 100%)

May 14, 2020 | 12:19 p.m.

Hand History | downflux01 posted in NLHE: NL25z BvB 3b with overpair facing X/R OTF
Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $34.47
SB: $25.42
BB: $33.89 (Hero)
UTG: $34.87
MP: $27.92
CO: $18.94
Not too many reads, SB is a reg and we have been playing a enough hands to know about each others aggressive tendencies
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is BB with A A
4 folds, SB raises to $0.75, Hero raises to $2.00, SB calls $1.25
Sized down a BB for AA, go ahead and bash me for being exploitable
Flop ($4.00) 2 8 J
SB checks, Hero bets $1.32, SB raises to $3.51, Hero calls $2.19
He has 22 or 88, but Im discounting some JJ combos and expecting those to be 4b most of the times pre. Other than that, I see him protection raising with some strong Jx toppairs, twopairs maybe like J8s (if he flats that pre) and bluffs like QTs, T9s or KTs with backdoor FDs.
Turn ($11.02) 2 8 J 8
SB bets $4.63, Hero calls $4.63
Great turn, reduces the combos of sets, so he has like 4 nut combos now that he can bet that way or his openenders/gutshots.
River ($20.28) 2 8 J 8 K
SB bets $15.28 and is all in, Hero calls $15.28
I dont see people bluffing it off here too much, but the main argument I found to be calling here is that he still can have KJ that we have beat. And if he only has two combos of that here next to the nut combos I mentioned, the SPR would make it a call.

May 14, 2020 | 9:06 a.m.

Agree with _michael_ , size up preflop. Im playing 3b only range here and KTs would be in it. Depending on the opponent, I think you could exploitatively keep the size somewhat down (maybe make it like 0.58), assume that all his lower pairs are still going to fold and get away with it on those limits. If the opponent is sticky, then size up.

9 wont be a great card to barrel on, you would get folds from 8x at most and his range improved overall, while still calling your second barrel pretty often.

May 14, 2020 | 8:50 a.m.

I like everything till turn, but I dont see what youre getting called by OTR with that sizing. I assume BB wont click it back OTF with a FD that often multiway, but that its more often a strong Tx trying to not fold out your toppair. Now if that holds true, counting his combos, he has 2 combos of ATo you chop with, 12 combos of trips of which 3 combos have rivered a flush (KcTd, QcTd, JcTd).

If I bet something like 8 and assume all of his trips call that, we have around the same EV (maybe like 2% more, so negligible) as betting large hoping to get those calls by the rivered flushes. Admittedly, I thought were gonna be off better, hence why I started to break it down. But what it does not account for is the fact that your opponent can reraise in this spot to get value from worse flushes you raised OTT. And I dont think its unreasonable to assume that someone raises a rivered nut flush here on that board (or even second nut flush) so the EV would go up to at least 52 in comparison to jam, where its 44.

May 14, 2020 | 8:44 a.m.

Hand History | downflux01 posted in NLHE: NL25z Overpair with BD-FD on drawy board
Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $29.15
SB: $25.32
BB: $25.35 (Hero)
UTG: $58.40
MP: $13.26
CO: $45.95
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is BB with Q Q
2 folds, CO raises to $0.63, 2 folds, Hero raises to $2.51, CO calls $1.88
Flop ($5.12) 2 9 4
Hero bets $2.56, CO calls $2.56
Would imagine flop is pretty standard
Turn ($10.24) 2 9 4 J
Hero checks, CO checks
In game I decided to check, but in retrospect, I like a second barrel better. He obviously has flushes but also enough pairs with a club that could maybe want to continue vs a half pot bet. Apparently the solver agreed with this logic per se, after nodelocking he bet all the combos though, regardless if theres a club in it
River ($10.24) 2 9 4 J K
Hero bets $7.12, CO raises to $40.88 and is all in, Hero calls $13.16 and is all in
Im not trying to target any marginal hand in here, but not sure if you could just lay it down? I called with the argument that he maybe could do that sometimes with Tc, but I dont think so.. then again, if we barrel off turn, we are never facing this decision, since we just value jam river against worse flushes

May 13, 2020 | 7:17 a.m.

You think they play a 9x like that or check it OTT more often? Im asking because of the blocker effect, because if we dont give him that, id imagine bluffcatching with 3x and high cards is better (to block potential stronger 7x that can bet OTF like that), no?

Other than that, do you see arguments to cbet such a holding in a non-checking strategy?

May 12, 2020 | 11:03 a.m.

Hand History | downflux01 posted in NLHE: NL25z BvB facing triple barrel with TPWK
Blinds: $0.10/$0.25 (6 Players) BN: $25.00
SB: $71.61 (Hero)
BB: $28.81
UTG: $48.89
MP: $40.50
CO: $25.00
Preflop ($0.35) Hero is SB with 9 5
4 folds, Hero raises to $0.63, BB calls $0.38
Flop ($1.26) 7 3 9
Hero checks, BB bets $0.83, Hero calls $0.83
Im generally playing a 100% checking strategy OOP, but otherwise probably also wouldnt bet it due to the weak kicker.
Im giving BB sets (33, 77 maybe sometimes), 9x, strong 7x (like Q7s, K7s, A7s) and apart from that enough draws that could also be betting here (54s, 65s, 68s,T8s, J8s, JTs).
Turn ($2.92) 7 3 9 7
Hero checks, BB bets $2.20, Hero calls $2.20
Per our line, I dont see what he would be betting big here for value too often. 99 3b pre in his shoes, the turn OTT makes it less likely for him to have 77 and he has 3 combos of 33. Mainly his stronger 7x that bet flop could have improved, but he still has a bunch of draws he can barrel. I dont see something like A9 or K9 betting big here
River ($7.32) 7 3 9 7 4
Hero checks, BB bets $6.00, Hero calls $6.00
56s maybe got there and we block that, but other than that it seems like a blank. Not sure though if this is a proper bluffcatcher, maybe having a facecard like K/A would be better to block some of his stronger 7x?

May 12, 2020 | 8:49 a.m.

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