What to do if you cant beat the 5 high board?

joosebuck

joosebuck

Legend
This is my solution. Villian plays a lot of pots. Has a massive tendancy to raise with nothing, call with nothing and fold the river in huge pots, hence my river bluff.

pokerstars Game #7658319601: Hold'em Limit ($1/$2) - 2006/12/29 - 03:30:45 (ET)
Table 'Nassovia' 6-max Seat #1 is the button
Seat 1: 1338dave ($111 in chips)
Seat 3: mdfs03 ($34.75 in chips)
Seat 4: mthoss ($34.75 in chips)
Seat 5: cresspahl4 ($44.25 in chips)
Seat 6: joosebucklol ($38.50 in chips)
mdfs03: posts small blind $0.50
mthoss: posts big blind $1
*** HOLE CARDS ***
Dealt to joosebucklol [2d 2s]
cresspahl4: folds
joosebucklol: raises $1 to $2
1338dave: calls $2
mdfs03: calls $1.50
mthoss: calls $1
*** FLOP *** [5s 3s 4c]
mdfs03: bets $1
mthoss: folds
joosebucklol: raises $1 to $2
1338dave: calls $2
mdfs03: calls $1
*** TURN *** [5s 3s 4c] [5c]
mdfs03: checks
joosebucklol: bets $2
1338dave: folds
mdfs03: calls $2
*** RIVER *** [5s 3s 4c 5c] [4d]
mdfs03: checks
joosebucklol: bets $2
mdfs03: folds
joosebucklol collected $17.25 from pot
joosebucklol: doesn't show hand
*** SUMMARY ***
Total pot $18 | Rake $0.75
Board [5s 3s 4c 5c 4d]
Seat 1: 1338dave (button) folded on the Turn
Seat 3: mdfs03 (small blind) folded on the River
Seat 4: mthoss (big blind) folded on the Flop
Seat 5: cresspahl4 folded before Flop (didn't bet)
Seat 6: joosebucklol collected ($17.25)
 
joosebuck

joosebuck

Legend
Sorry, didnt have any PT stats. Was playing from my GF's computer - which doesn't have PT installed :(
 
zinzan1000

zinzan1000

Legend
This guy puts in almost 20% of his stack just to fold on the river for just 2 more bucks, in a pot half the size of his table BR?
Follow him around wherever he goes is a good idea.
 
zebranky

zebranky

Rock Star
good play

I think you played it correctly, and you obviously knew your opponent's habits.
Even though you can't beat the board, with a low two pair out there, he probably couldn't either (or at least no better than an A or K kicker). Considering the fact you've been bet/raising at every chance you get, even a reasonably good player has to put you on an overpair, and fold to a river bet.

And, yes, make sure to play in any game where this guy is on the table!
 
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mrsnake3695

mrsnake3695

I'm confused
Anyone that consistantly goes call, call, call, fold i sobviously a superdonk and you should play with him as much as possible. Maybe you can retire early.
 
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