Postflop Play with Marginal Made Hands

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In this PokerCoaching Premium Class, I discuss when you should call down and when you should fold with a marginal made hand.

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Postflop Play with Marginal Made Hands

10 thoughts on “Postflop Play with Marginal Made Hands

  1. Thanks coach j. Postflop play is my worst area. This will definitely make me more comfortable playing pf 😎😎

  2. "Poker is tough." Lol yeah no bad. Thanks Mr. Little for all the work you do to educate people. It's appreciated.

  3. This is good advice and I'm a fan of yours. I like your appearance, demeanor and how you present your videos. I play Micro Stakes and even those can be tough, but you can learn to quickly destinguish between straight forward players and the loosey goosey ones with some experience. A HUD helps. Since I Hero Call more, I've won more. Small bets usually intend to keep you in the pot with opponents that have strong hands. Large bets on the R are often a bluff in the Micros. I still have to deeply understand why I should bet draws. The chances of completing a draw are (much) smaller than missing it, so growing the pot for the case I make it doesn't seem a good idea. If I hit a flush 1 in 4 times I still don't 3 times and I don't believe I will make up for what I lose 3 times with what I win that one time. The size of the individual pot is never mentioned to be relevant when it is taught i. e. "you only have to win 33% of the time to break even". You can't make such a general rule because the pot sizes differ from case to case IMO. Maybe someone can help me?

  4. To point out on multiway spot. It can often be marginal with those one pair hands and one thing to look out is also backdoors. A8 with backdoor flush draw will be bit better than one without. Though in general this can be count as having one more out so not over valuing it is important also.

  5. This is definitely a great topic that applies to everyone. It's very easy to fall into the trap of calling marginal made hands too much in multi-way pots, especially when you're deep stacked. It's a sneaky leak that takes a lot of discipline to fix…

  6. Yo Jonathan you had questionnaires and you the quizzes homework type things bet fill the space to make your schooling a hole but you have done something for me much different then all that stuff and that is just one thing it's the mental I listen to you how you demonstrate or show your appreciation for the game even if you win or lose and the keyword I believe you use is just play good sound poker if there's nothing you ever get schooling you better get this that's the key I have some questions for you later I'm playing in a $2,000 guaranteed tournament every hand I pick 90% is a winner I'm folding 65% of the time I'm in second place is 50 people left out of 300 and I think I'm doing pretty f**** damn good thank you mr. Little

  7. I tend to feel like I'm always way stronger then I am or my hand is. Its there anyway to get over this mental gap? I'm doing 100$ deposits at a time and I tell myself I will be playing a lot of hands but I end up just barreling a lot of it away in bad spots. Its almost like I don't give a love when I really do.

  8. -When i plug A8 on the first board against a EP raiser you have about 73% equity
    -When I do the same on the second board against a wide range I only have a 33% equity.
    Yet you’re saying to fold the first board and call the second? I can buy into that but based on equity alone that appears to make no sense.

  9. Is it a fallacy to say things like, “when they raise from late position, they must be wide”?

    That’s just not always the case with a lot of dudes at lower limits.

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