Monday, May 22, 2006

Critiquing Somebody Else's (NYCNative) PLO8 Play - Part 4

I'm going to really speed through the remaining hands.

Dialogue - Looks like your opponent was trying to tilt you by calling you a donk, and you were throwing it right back at him. Didn't you know that the poker professionals always come to the $5.50 sngs in their free time and give lessons?

Hand 51 - I like your play here. You cannot slow play flopped trips with two cards to a low out there, and you play it fast, like you should, putting extra pressure on the turn when a low doesn't fall.
(blinds are 75/150)
Dealt to NYCNative [9d 5c 9s 6h]
*** FLOP *** [5h 2d 9h]
NYCNative: bets 300
Wauzzz: calls 300
*** TURN *** [5h 2d 9h] [Ts]

Hand 55 - Pot purchase preflop with a playable hand. Okay.
Dealt to NYCNative [6s Jh As 9c]

Hand 58 - A limp with playable cards, to change gears, and a purchase on the flop with some nice draws. Okay.

Dealt to NYCNative [5s Ac 8s 6d]
*** FLOP *** [4s As 7s]

Hand 60 - A perfect flopped high-end straight, and a decent candidate for slow-play since there were already three lows on the flop. Okay. If your opponent had an ace, I'm sure the river steamed him to no end.

Dealt to NYCNative [8h 6c 2h 5d]
*** FLOP *** [3s 4d 7c]
NYCNative: checks
MightyBug: checks
*** TURN *** [3s 4d 7c] [Js]
NYCNative: bets 375
MightyBug: calls 375
*** RIVER *** [3s 4d 7c Js] [Ah]
NYCNative: bets 1125

Player #3 goes out around this time, and it takes you about 25 hands heads-up to best your critic.

Other than a few hands early on, I can't really fault your play.