View Full Version : inducing a bluff $50+5

09-20-2005, 11:17 PM
My thoughts on all streets:

By checking the flop, I'm trying to induce a bluff. He bets large on the flop and I donít like the pot size Iíll be playing out of position, but Iím inducing a bluff.
Turn: Block/value bet, as I think my hand is still good. Do I muck with his massive raise? Well, Iíve induced a bluff, do I push over the top?

Total number of players : 5
Seat 4: owenboner ( $950 )
Seat 5: kwlayman ( $2380 )
Seat 10: Jack__Mack ( $1505 )
Seat 8: Hero ( $1350 )
Seat 3: royal93 ( $3815 )
Trny:15924101 Level:4
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to Hero [ 4 /images/graemlins/heart.gif K /images/graemlins/heart.gif ]
royal93 folds.
owenboner folds.
kwlayman folds.
Hero calls [50].
Jack__Mack checks.
** Dealing Flop ** [ 8 /images/graemlins/club.gif, K /images/graemlins/diamond.gif, 5 /images/graemlins/spade.gif]
Hero checks.
Jack__Mack bets [175].
Hero calls [175].
** Dealing Turn ** [ J /images/graemlins/spade.gif]
Hero bets [100].
Jack__Mack raises [700].
Hero is all-In ???

09-20-2005, 11:28 PM
I like the flop check call because of how dry the board is. This is one of those rare spots where I'd go for a check call flop, and check raise turn. Seems to make sense, because if you miss your turn check raise you can value bet the river after looking kind of weak. You should play this like the best hand, and under most lines go to the felt with it because of your stack size.

By the way I love how you said inducing a bluff like 8 times in your post, it just is such a funny phrase to read over and over again. However, I think the way you played it I'd actually lay it down, because he's shown a lot of strength, but I really hate your turn bet. You're gonna be lost so often. That bet has to be made with a purpose, so you have to know how you're going to react. If you did it to induce a bluff, well, you did, so follow through, but I would not be making that bet.

09-21-2005, 03:06 AM
How can you open limp here? Fold preflop.

09-21-2005, 03:54 AM
I actually really like all streets. As long as you know that the guy will let you complete, I think this was well played. His raise on the turn doesn't scare me at all, so I think pushing is correct.

09-21-2005, 03:59 AM
what is possibly wrong with limping?

09-21-2005, 11:23 AM
I misread the hand....I thought he had open limped...