semi bluff hand, turned to full bluff.. I couldn't back off with bluffing

twizzybop

twizzybop

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It worked to say the least in a sit and go... very tough.. but I kept firing bullets and glad the calling station folded.

Stage #430556049 Tourney ID 60301 Holdem Single Tournament No Limit $20 - 2006-06-23 22:16:48 (ET)
Table: 7816774 (real money) Seat #7 is the dealer
Seat 1 - POKERLISA ($1310 in chips)
Seat 2 - RENEEK ($1490 in chips)
Seat 3 - DNICE ($1410 in chips)
Seat 4 - JOKERACE ($1690 in chips)
Seat 5 - BLUEKNIGHT11 ($1510 in chips)
Seat 6 - XPS ($1580 in chips)
Seat 7 - TWIZZYBOP ($870 in chips)
Seat 8 - MRSCOACH ($1280 in chips)
Seat 9 - CHADBOO ($2360 in chips)
MRSCOACH - Posts small blind $10
CHADBOO - Posts big blind $20
*** POCKET CARDS ***
Dealt to TWIZZYBOP [Jc 9c]
POKERLISA - Calls $20
RENEEK - Folds
DNICE - Folds
JOKERACE - Calls $20
BLUEKNIGHT11 - Calls $20
XPS - Calls $20
TWIZZYBOP - Calls $20
MRSCOACH - Folds
CHADBOO - Checks
*** FLOP *** [2c 10s 8c]
CHADBOO - Checks
POKERLISA - Checks
JOKERACE - Checks
BLUEKNIGHT11 - Checks
XPS - Checks
TWIZZYBOP - Bets $140
CHADBOO - Folds
POKERLISA - Calls $140
JOKERACE - Folds
BLUEKNIGHT11 - Folds
XPS - Folds
*** TURN *** [2c 10s 8c] [6s]
POKERLISA - Checks
TWIZZYBOP - Bets $400
POKERLISA - Calls $400
*** RIVER *** [2c 10s 8c 6s] [8d]
POKERLISA - Checks
TWIZZYBOP - All-In $310
POKERLISA - Folds
TWIZZYBOP - returned ($310) : not called
*** SHOW DOWN ***
TWIZZYBOP - Does not show
TWIZZYBOP Collects $1210 from main pot
*** SUMMARY ***
Total Pot($1210)
Board [2c 10s 8c 6s 8d]
Seat 1: POKERLISA Folded on the RIVER
Seat 2: RENEEK Folded on the POCKET CARDS
Seat 3: DNICE Folded on the POCKET CARDS
Seat 4: JOKERACE Folded on the FLOP
Seat 5: BLUEKNIGHT11 Folded on the FLOP
Seat 6: XPS Folded on the FLOP
Seat 7: TWIZZYBOP (dealer) collected Total ($1210) All-In HI:($1210) [Does not show]
Seat 8: MRSCOACH (small blind) Folded on the POCKET CARDS
Seat 9: CHADBOO (big blind) Folded on the FLOP
 
BKrywko1

BKrywko1

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What the hell did your opponent have to go all the way to the river, then fold when getting 5-1 to call? Smells like a missed flush draw to me.
 
shortstacked

shortstacked

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BKrywko1 said:
What the hell did your opponent have to go all the way to the river, then fold when getting 5-1 to call? Smells like a missed flush draw to me.
thats what I was thinking
 
blankoblanco

blankoblanco

plays poker on hard mode
Same. I'm almost sure that's what it was. Only other conceivable possibility is that they were holding J9 just like Twizzy was, and looking to hit the open-ended draw.
 
Tammy

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Isn't that one of the cardinal rules of poker? "Never bluff a calling station?" You got lucky when you missed his draw.
 
Dorkus Malorkus

Dorkus Malorkus

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bluffing into five other players (at least one of whom by your own admission is a calling station) in an unraised pot? Haven't we discussed this before twizzy? ;)

Take the free card on the flop. All you're doing by betting is making yourself pay to hit your draw, as at least one person is invariably calling.
 
twizzybop

twizzybop

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That is the whole point dorkus, based apon position the semi bluff was great cause in such a situation... The semi bluff turned it to heads up..

When he called me after the turn.... I had to push what was left into the pot into hoping he would fold.... A check on the river would mean I was dead.... The semi-bluff into a open ended straight flush draw on the flop gave me control of the hand...15 outs to win the hand X4 is 60% to hit.. so on semi bluff bet I had nothing to lose considering everyone checked to me.
 
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