LIMIT HOLDEM - where did I go wrong?

Stu_Ungar

Stu_Ungar

Legend
Joined
May 14, 2008
Total posts
6,236
Stacks:
* MP2 with $1.02
* MP3 with $0.78
* CO with $0.75
* BTN with $0.73
* SB with $1.15
* BB with $0.70
* UTG with $0.90
* UTG+1 with $1.62
* MP1 with $1.65

hand.pl


hand.pl

Blinds: $0.00/$0.00
Site: pokerstars
* * Dealt to BB:3♥ J♠
Preflop:
* * 1 players fold.
* * UTG+1 calls [$0.02]
* * 1 players fold.
* * MP2 calls [$0.02]
* * MP3 calls [$0.02]
* * 1 players fold.
* * BTN calls [$0.02]
* * SB calls [$0.01]
* * Hero: checks
* * Total folds this street: 3
* * Potsize: $0.12
Flop:
* * J♣ 8♥ 9♣
* * SB bets [$0.02]
* * Hero raises $0.02 to $0.04
* * 1 players fold.
* * MP2 calls [$0.04]
* * 1 players fold.
* * BTN calls [$0.04]
* * SB calls [$0.02]
* * Total folds this street: 2
* * Potsize: $0.28
Turn:
* * 4♥
* * SB bets [$0.04]
* * Hero calls [$0.04]
* * MP2 calls [$0.04]
* * BTN calls [$0.04]
* * Potsize: $0.44
River:
* * K♥
* * SB bets [$0.04]
* * Hero calls [$0.04]
* * 2 players folded.
* * Total folds this street: 2
Results:
* * SB shows two pair, Kings and Fours:
* * K♠ 4♣ Hero doesn't show.
* * SB collected $0.50 from pot

Poker Hand Converter By Cardschat.com Poker Forum
 
R

rllngn

Rock Star
Joined
Jun 24, 2008
Total posts
170
dont think u did much wrong, low limit tables always have those players all u can hope for his maybe he dont hit next time, i like how u just turned to calling after turn, think that was a good move, just keep plugging
 
KyleJRM

KyleJRM

Visionary
Joined
Sep 9, 2007
Total posts
735
For starters, you reraised the flop with top pair no kicker.

You are probably annoyed that he hit the king on you, but the reality is that one of the other two players could have easily had a better jack.
 
pantin007

pantin007

member
Joined
Apr 12, 2007
Total posts
6,208
^^ agreed, with that much ppl seeing the flop, and with all the combinations out there, its just a call on the flop, not a raise and if others started reraising each other, it is a definate fold
 
rob5775

rob5775

Legend
Joined
Mar 16, 2007
Total posts
1,002
Ok, let's start on the flop since PF was perfect:) .

Remember, have a gameplan in limit. With your raise are you trying to push out draws and middle pairs or build a pot to maximize the value? With top pair weak kicker against 5 players raising to build a pot isn't a good idea, and the pot is big enough that a raise will not knock anyone out with a decent draw. You may get overpairs and a gutshot to fold, however the implied odds may keep them in.

For example, the pot is 6 small bets on the flop. Small blind bets out (7 sb's) and you raise (9 sb's). Anyone behind you is getting roughly 4.5 to 1(9 small bets in pot/ 2 small bets to call). Most players at this level will not fold if they hit a piece of the flop for that price. You have just built a large pot that you will likely lose and that makes it impossible to get anyone to fold the turn if they miss.

If you just call the flop bet, and the players behind also just call (big IF there) you can keep the pot smaller and bet/raise the turn if a blank comes. By just calling, the pot on the turn would be smaller making a raise after a small blind bet less inviting, as they would have to call two big bets for a smaller pot.

Also, with this many players on the flop you have to be aware that your hand is behind to a better J, a set and could be drawing almost dead to QT or T7. The two suited flop also devalues your hand further.

I probably would just fold in this situation. Your hand may already be second best and even if you are ahead now it will likely be outdrawn by the river. You have no redraw possibilities beside runner runner full house. And you are OOP. Just fold next time.
 
rob5775

rob5775

Legend
Joined
Mar 16, 2007
Total posts
1,002
oops. Hit the button twice. plz delete, mods!
 
Live Dealer Holdem - Texas Holdem Poker Rules
Top