$25 NL HE 6-max: Value bet river or no?
Hero (BB): $62.61
Pre Flop: ($0.35) Hero is BB with
2 folds, CO raises to $0.85, 2 folds, Hero calls $0.60
Flop: ($1.80) [image: http://www.flopturnriver.com/pokerforum/images/smilies/jc.gif] [image: http://www.flopturnriver.com/pokerforum/images/smilies/ad.gif] [image: http://www.flopturnriver.com/pokerforum/images/smilies/5c.gif] (2 players)
Hero checks, CO bets $1.50, Hero raises to $4, CO calls $2.50
Turn: ($9.80) [image: http://www.flopturnriver.com/pokerforum/images/smilies/8s.gif] (2 players)
Hero bets $5.64, CO calls $5.64
River: ($21.08) [image: http://www.flopturnriver.com/pokerforum/images/smilies/9c.gif] (2 players)
Hero checks, CO checks
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Villain is a winning player and has been playing pretty solid so far.
VPIP 19, PFR 13,5 after 104 hands
Pre flop: I don't think it makes a lot of sense to 3bet with AJ because he only plays solid starting hands and I'm gonna be out of position later.
Flop: Bingo.. So far he has lead out on every flop as the pre flop raiser.
Easy value check raise for me. I've been check raising a few times with air before and showed it once to create a loose image. I expect him to pay me off with Ax and flush draws, he might call once with medium pairs and fold to turn bets with those
Usually my check raise size is 3x the original bet but I made it slightly less to make it look weak
Turn: [image: http://www.flopturnriver.com/pokerforum/images/smilies/8s.gif] is pretty much a blank and doesn't hit any of his range. I think 60% pot is a good bet size. Now he calls I'm pretty sure he either has a big ace or a flush draw. Worse aces up are unlikely (he doesn't open raise aces with kickers under T) and sets are out of the equation because he raises those for value on the flop/turn.
River: I was planning to fire another 60% pot barrel but not on a card that completes a flush and a straight. I don't think he'll call a 3rd barrel with a naked ace unless it's AK or AQ so he either folds most Ax or shoves in case he hits his draw.
I checked river and it turns out he had AK which might have called $9ish but I'm not sure.
Is this usually a bad river check?