Postflop Poker Podcast - Episode 55 - Facing A Donk Bet

Following the orange theme of Carroters in E54, Merv promises some red colour in the near future, but what could he mean? The team tackle a poser on facing a donk  bet, specifically when holding two overcards. Then there's a cash hand where the hero negotiates top pair top kicker..."not all top pairs are the same".

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Hand - Cash - $0.02/$0.05 (5NL) - 9 players  

BTN: $2.05 (41 BB - Folds pre)

SB: $9.93 (199 BB - Folds pre)

BB: $3.25 (65BB effective stack) VILLAIN

UTG: $9.87 (Fold pre)

UTG+1: $2.33 (Folds pre)

UTG+2: $10.42 (Folds pre)

MP1: $5.00 (Folds pre)

Hero (MP2): $7.15 (155BB) HERO

CO: $8.33 (166BB - Folds pre)

 

Pre Flop: ($0.07) Hero is MP2 with Ks Ac

4 folds, Hero raises 3x to $0.15, 3 folds, BB calls $0.10

 

Flop: ($0.32) Kc Qs Jh (2 players)

BB checks, Hero bets $0.21, BB calls $0.21

 

Turn: ($0.74) 5d (2 players) {Kc Qs Jh}, complete rainbow

BB checks, Hero bets $0.49, BB calls $0.49

 

River: ($1.72) 8h (2 players) {Kc Qs Jh 5d}

BB checks, Hero bets $1.15, BB calls $1.15

Hero loses hand with top pair top kicker versus unknown opponent hand