Merv & Ben are recovered from New Year celebrations in Sydney and present an episode about hero calling. They discuss this hand briefly in the preamble, before the traditional poser and strat-chat hand (21:05), which comes from a Belgium listener Kristoff, who wrote: "Hello, G'day and welcome to my email...". After that piece of comedy, we simply had to feature the hand.
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Hand: Online Cash 2NL
Dealt to Hero [10d, 10s] on UTG+1, stacksize 2.00 USD
Folds to Hero
Hero raises [0.06 USD]
Folds to Villain in SB, stacksize 2.90 USD
Villain 3-bets to [0.18 USD]
Folds back around to Hero
Hero calls [0.12 USD]
Pot: 0.37 USD
Flop: [3d, 8c, Jh]
Villain bets [0.22 USD] (about 60% pot)
Hero calls [0.22 USD]
Pot: 0.79 USD
Villain bets [0.30 USD] (about 38% pot)
Hero calls [0.30 USD]
Pot: 1.37 USD
Villain bets [0.50 USD] (about 36% pot)
Hero calls [0.50 USD]
Villain shows [Ah, Qd]
Hero wins [2.34 USD] from main pot