Originally Posted by Slow Roll Poker
I would have bet the turn.
When I start the betting, I keep the betting going.
But doesn't this make you exploitable? I will make a tarp for you!
Aggression is obviously important in winning poker, but timing it correctly is at least as important. In this situation when you are cbetting ace high there is the following information available by the turn.
1. We and our opponent have repped a certain range pre flop.
2. The flop was wet giving possible straight and flush draws.
3. Out cbet was flatted.
4. The pot is 650 on the turn.
5 We both have something like 1.2k left
So... from this we can derive that out opponent wants to stay in the hand. If he has any pair were beat. If he is drawing we might be ahead but not by much. We are NOT drawing to anything but TPTK. If we put even just half the pot in at the turn and get called we are essentially playing for stacks on the river. He checked to us, why not check back and see a free card? Then we can slink away quietly with most of our stack is a bad card comes, or play it as it was in the case of a miracle river, which we kinda got.