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Old 04-18-2006, 01:58 PM
roamer590 roamer590 is offline
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Default $4 1/180 stars - straight draw, call or not?

PokerStars Tournament, Big Blind is t600 with t50 antes (9 handed) Converter on

UTG (t8358)
UTG+1 (t11898)
MP1 (t31277)
MP2 (t22228)
MP3 (t18641)
CO (t8324)
Button (t4357)
SB (t12714)
Hero (t19123)

Preflop: Hero is in BB with 9[img]/images/graemlins/heart.gif[/img] Q[img]/images/graemlins/diamond.gif[/img]
<font color="gray">UTG folds</font>, UTG+1 calls t600, <font color="gray">MP1 folds</font>, <font color="gray">MP2 folds</font>, <font color="gray">MP3 folds</font>, CO calls t600, <font color="gray">Button folds</font>, <font color="gray">SB folds</font>, Hero checks

Flop: (t2550) T[img]/images/graemlins/club.gif[/img] J[img]/images/graemlins/diamond.gif[/img] A[img]/images/graemlins/club.gif[/img] (3 players)
Hero checks, UTG+1 checks, <font color="red">CO bets t600</font>, Hero calls t600, UTG+1 calls t600

Turn: (t4350) 2[img]/images/graemlins/diamond.gif[/img] (3 players)
Hero checks, <font color="red">UTG+1 bets t600</font>, <font color="red">CO raises to t1800</font>, <font color="gray">Hero folds</font>

was it correct to draw ?
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Old 04-18-2006, 02:02 PM
rockin rockin is offline
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Default Re: $4 1/180 stars - straight draw, call or not?

I don't like the draw here. A king has potential to ONLY split a pot and a nine could just buy you the idiot end of the straight if villain already has his. You have NO pair and not a really good draw, so your equity in this hand is severley diminished. Fold.
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