Two Plus Two Newer Archives  

Go Back   Two Plus Two Newer Archives > Limit Texas Hold'em > Limit-->NL

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-10-2007, 12:56 PM
BatsShadow BatsShadow is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 589
Default 1/2 Live - Straddled pot - tough turn and river decisions

This is a 100max game. The straddler in this hand is your typical lag regular - straddles, pushy, but calls too much and has wild swings.

Approx. Stacks
SB ($500)
BB ($75)
UTG ($150)
UTG+1 ($75)
UTG+2 ($120)
MP1 ($40)
MP2 ($300)
MP3 ($50)
Bats ($325)
Button ($150)

Preflop: Bats is CO with A[img]/images/graemlins/diamond.gif[/img], Q[img]/images/graemlins/heart.gif[/img].
UTG straddles $4. UTG+1 calls $4, UTG+2 calls $4, 2 folds, MP3 calls $4, <font color="#CC3333">Bats raises to $25</font>, 1 fold, SB calls $24, 3 folds, UTG+2 calls $21

Villains:
SB is somewhat of a mystery to me. I haven't seen him do anything really really out of line except that he has limped QQ two or 3 times. One of those times, he limp/RRd. He has shown down some strange hands, but they are always the winner. I think he is playing his big stack loose in position. Like most live players, he bets way too small in most situations. Summary: I don't think he is a total idiot, but he is too loose passive.
NOTE: SB called really quickly.

UTG+2 is a regular "tag", meaning he is tighter than most and one of the better players but still not good. He is too passive, especially considering he is wearing Moneymaker glasses. I don't think he's playing his best today.

Flop: ($89) J[img]/images/graemlins/club.gif[/img] 7[img]/images/graemlins/club.gif[/img] 3[img]/images/graemlins/diamond.gif[/img] (3 players)
SB checks, UTG+2 checks, Bats checks

Turn: ($89) Q[img]/images/graemlins/spade.gif[/img] (3 players)
<font color="#CC3333">SB bets $25</font>, UTG+2 calls $25, <font color="#CC3333">Bats raises to $75</font>, SB calls, UTG+2 folds

I like the turn card, but the pot is too big. I seriously considered flat calling here, but with the guy in the middle, it seemed like a bad idea. I didn't know where I stood, except that I did not put either of these guys on QJ. Again, SB called faster than I would like.

River: ($239) 6[img]/images/graemlins/club.gif[/img] (2 players)
<font color="#CC3333">SB bets $100</font>, Bats ?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-11-2007, 03:57 PM
feelixthegreek feelixthegreek is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: 9th Ward
Posts: 590
Default Re: 1/2 Live - Straddled pot - tough turn and river decisions

My first thought is that you might be calling for a split pot, but I would be surprised to see AQc, since from your description he doesn't seem like a guy who would lead out from EP with a big draw, and the $25 turn bet and subsequent call fits as well.

I don't envy your river decision. I'd like to think I can fold here.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.