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A bet of 2.5x the pot IS a huge bet. Which is why you should pass with a straight when you see the two flush cards. You can be beaten, not only by a flush, but by a 6-high straight (villain has 6-5). You should have tested the waters by betting the turn, with your A-high "gutshot" straight draw. If villain has nothing, he'll fold. If he calls, he has a draw ...


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You are not providing enough information. All we know is cards. It is not clear if you had position. What is huge bet on river? On the flop you have nothing but Ace high and a gut shot straight draw. There is no reason to build a pot here. Your Ace has some show down value. If you call the flush cards dead you only have 5 outs (3 3s and 2 Aces). If ...


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For clarity, I am going to pretend the flush was spades. If you don't want your opponent/villain to get there with a flush you should be betting and making them pay to see the next card. The last thing you want to do is give your opponent free cards (Turn and River cards) when there is a potential flush draw out there; and you cannot beat a flush. Of ...


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I'm new here but i've been a profitable player for about 10 years. I usually post on 2+2 or reddits /r/poker. I'm going to break down the whole hand based on how you played it, not on what the villain had. Firstly, 2.5bbs in position against 2 limpers is low. You should be raising 3-4 BBs plus 1 extra BB for every player more than one in the pot. Here, ...



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