Joined: Feb '08
Location: United States
Age: 46 (M)
Looks to me like you played it right. One of the things I hate about poker is that you can make all the right moves and you still lose. You really can't blame his play, either, although a good player really should have recognized the set and folded
Joined: May '10
Age: 44 (M)
Posted by BMan98: Looks to me like you played it right. One of the things I hate about poker is that you can make all the right moves and you still lose. You really can't blame his play, either, although a good player really should have recognized the set and folded
That is right, I hate it too. But the opener really didn't have any chance, even if he went all in after the flop this guy would be calling, he had a top pair/top kicker and he obviously thinks that is enough. And I also think a set is hard to recognize if someone hides it well.
Joined: Nov '09
Age: 49 (M)
Posted by acejorge: The other day i was playing in a NL50 table 6player ring game with a medium stack about 60BB, and i was in late position. And it gets folded to me, i raise to 2,5$ and get called by both small and bigblind, Flop : 3 K Q, so i know im in pretty good shape here, both blinds check to me and i bet alittle more than 3/4 of the pot, around 5,5 dollars, and get called by the BB, I was praying for him to be holding the K?s, then came the turn, another K fell, so he then checks again and i know bet 10 dollars leaving me with just with about 13 dollars, and he then calls me again, making me think he has the 10 or a set of threes. The river comes and brings another K. So he know goes allin, making me go allin too(he had me cover) , and i called thinking i had the best hand, and was proved wrong right away. Shows AK(OS),so he picked up his King Quads what are the odds.. pretty dim for him i think, most of my friends were telling me that i should have pushed alot more on the preflop but i think the BB was just prettyl lucky, and i think i played the hand perfectly. What do you think? what would have you done in my situation?
i would only go all-in if i had an over pair... or i will go all-in pre-flop... whatever happens he will be the one to do the thinkinh... lol
Joined: Aug '09
Age: 42 (M)
Posted by dmc1982: MIght have folded the river but hard to say, not much more you can do on the turn, an overbet would have polarised your range but like said above hard to get him to fold when he hits his third K. Pretty shitty situation to be in dude . Guess in retrospect the move may have been all in or overbet the flop. Difficult situation well dealt with is my overall feeling
Joined: Oct '10
Age: 42 (M)
QQ bets into AK, both players hit on flop the rest plays itself. You just were really very unlucky.
I flopped a full house some days ago in a fr33roll. Had J5 in big blind, without being raised preflop. blinds were 25/50, lots of limps. The usual I have no hand but limp anyway fr33roll style. flop is 5J5, I check it turn is a 3, I make a min bet, everyone folds but one river is a 6, i bet half pot, the other dude raises, I reraise, he goes all in, i call and he wins with 42 of spades and a straight flush.
I could have won at least with a big bet on flop I guess since he had nothing but 3 spades at that time, but you just were very unlucky. S**t happens
you should have gone all in on the flop there was a possible straight draw and you would have done your part.. He would have done the thinking But very unlucky for you, poker is really 20% skill and 80% luck
Joined: Nov '09
Age: 53 (M)
Bad beat, that's all. QQ is strong but often beaten when people with AK AQ call your raise and hit A or K on flop. In this case you had a dream flop, you made a set with your Q and Mr. AK hit his K, normally this would have been very profitable, especially when he hit trips on the turn. These things happen! GL
Joined: Aug '08
Age: 49 (M)
I think its very important what your impression of the BB was at that moment, but most likely this was going to happen anyway. If you push hard on button on me in BB with AK i would put you all-in in a heartbeat, so thats a bad move IMO. If you shove i'd prolly fold,but only scooping up the blinds with QQ isnt gonna bring you much profit in the long run. But what were you thinking he was calling with? His range on flop might be straight and flushdraw, which is great, but also KQ which is very likely, and very bad, or of course KK which is less likely, but quite possible, and then your hoping for your own quads. AK is not very likely IMO cause i would have reraised your *ss, But you shouldnt forget he might even have 33 or K3s and hoping for a break. For all those reasons i think i would bet the flop hard and maybe get away with a smaller pot. If he still would call you prolly should give up the hand,or already settle with the fact you might get stacked so it doesnt feel that bad afterwards, hehe.
Joined: Oct '10
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 36 (M)
The standard game say you always have to raise 3 or 4 bb after flop. You get called for both. At this point I would do what u did. Make 3/4 of the pot bet. They just called.If he checked on turn i would check again. He go all in on river. At this point I will think he really has a hand. I can win to 33, but a K destroy me. He call your raise PF and then ur 3/4 with K over the table. I think I would fold because u only can beat the bludd or the 33 maybe aces, but with that cards over the table tehy should play that aces check/call and that all in on river,.... I think is clear enougth he has the king.