Originally Posted by Dorkus Malorkus
"I've flopped a set, let's slowplay" - "Oh crap the turn has hit the flush draw let's just call him down" - "Whoop, I filled up on the river let's bet!"
This or else just a flat out slow-play not even worrying about the flush draw. I've seen this a lot, check-call and then bet hard on the river. Similar thing happened to me yesterday only he bet like twice pot. I figured he must not be wanting a call, called with 2 pair. I failed to realize that he actually check-called the previous streets, and OOP on the river didn't want to risk us checking behind.
That said, my one example doesn't mean that's what happens every time. But I am inclined to think villain likes his hand here or thinks we're full of it but doesn't want to go to showdown. Definitely leaning towards the first one, but of course if villain likes his hand that doesn't necessarily mean it beats ours. He could have something like AK, possibly a single 8 ("yes, calling with 5 outs paid off, I'm a genius").
This is a tough one, no way I could lay it down if I got this hand (this is something I have to work on), but now that I think it through, we probably should fold this. Not a horrible call though, I just think the majority of hands that do this have us beat.