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Facing A River Donk (Hand Analysis)

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Many players get confused when facing “odd” actions, such as donk bets.  So I wanted to analyze a spot where I faced a river donk bet and had to make a decision.   A donk bet is a bet made into the previous street aggressor.  Since I had bet the turn and he bets into me on the river, his river bet is called a “donk bet”.

In this hand the BB was an unknown player, so I have no info on him and subsequently he had no info on me.  Here is the hand history: Continue reading

Why You Should Play Flushes Aggressively

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As part of the Ask SplitSuit a question series, a bunch of people asked hand history questions and this one actually came privately via Facebook. Rhys prefaces the hand by saying:

“Hi James! I’ve been religiously watching your videos and found all of them fantastic for rounding out my game. Until now, I’ve never had a situation where I couldn’t look back and go, ‘Ahh, I messed up here or I could have played better here.’ But this one kind of stumped me.”

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