$.25/.50 FL HE Full Ring: Should I have raised earlier and if so would it have made a difference?
I'm BB with two Villains in early position and two villains in mid position. Villain 2 raises .25 and everyone both mid position Villains call as well as early position.
and I'm holding
, so I flopped a straight.
Everyone checks, so I raise .25 Villain 1 calls and Villain 2 raise .50 and Villain 3 calls, Villain 4 folds and I call the .25 as well as Villain 1 calls the other .25
This might be where I messed up. The turn is a
and bet is to me and I checked it. V1 checks and of course V2 raise .50 Everyones calls the .50 so there are still 3 people in this hand plus me making 4.
The river is a
At this point I raise .50 being the first to act. V1 folds, V2 calls and V3 raises to $1. I didn't think about someone flopping a set and didn't realize the boat draw until his $1 re-raise. Hoping that this play was bluffing or had 67 as well, I raised .50 V2 folds. V3 raise another .50 to $2 I call and my flopped straight is beat by a full house. V3 had
I have a couple questions.
1) Had I re-raise on the flop and the turn both or just the turn, would it been enough to get players to fold before the river? My answer is that it's hard to tell in limit poker, because there are so many calling stations out there.
2) Should I have been cautious as to knowing that my hand couldn't improve any father?