Originally Posted by Matthew556
I started to notice when i slow play strong hands like a set or two pairs more often than not i'm being suck out on by straights or flushes. Should i just value bet instead of trying to trap by slow playing these hands?
Majority of the time, yes. I would generally never slowplay sets against fish and even regs most of the time. I do sometimes slowplay top set on dry boards though.
Anything full house and better should be put up for consideration for a slowplay but even then, fish won't fold Almost all their hands on the flop so don't against fish but against regs... Yes.
Another sitch is if you flopped a FH in a family pot and the board is dual tone and connected. This you wanna bet smallish to encourage flush and straight draws to come along. By small I still mean at least 70 pct. people like to chase draws in multiway pots anyway, and you don't wanna lose value vs trips, though trips will reraise if they decent