OK, so in our little cash game last week, here was a turning point in the night...
Blinds are.10/.25 with a $20 buyin
Before the hand, I've got about $27-ish and the villian has about $13-ish.
I am UTG with
and raise to .75 which has been a table standard raise by everyone all night. Dealer calls, SB (VIllian) calls and BB folds.
Sweet!! SB leads out with $1, I raise to $3, Dealer folds and SB calls.
Now I figure him to play this way with
and a 10.
The turn brings the
He goes all-in for his remaining $9.70
So I think for a little bit. If he had turned a boat, I'm dead to the
. But if he did have a boat, would he bet that big?? Knowing him, NO.
So now maybe I'm looking at something like
I get him talking a bit and decide to call.
He flopped a straight, the river didn't matter and I scooped a $27-ish pot.
As I added this hand to my memory banks, I remember him betting very similar in the past (pushing with the 2nd or 3rd best hand), but putting the pressure on yours truly.