Note, this hand is from Eric Sprague's PartyPoker play.
I am Player1 in this demo.
QT is not the strongest hand in no limit. That said, getting top pair on the flop with a Q makes
the hand interesting.
Flopping top pair is a nice feeling but my kicker is a ten.
This could be a second place hand because someone could easily be holding
AQ, KQ, QJ (yes, some players limp with these hands).
I bet $1 on the flop and get raised $2.
At this point maybe the raiser thought my bet was just for information.
However, it could be that he has me out kicked.
Rather than waiting to the river, I want to see where I stand so I reraise.
He mucks his hand.
This example shows that reraising can be used to gather information
and one of the side benefits is that it could cause your opponent(s)
to fold without a showdown.
***** Hand History for Game XX *****
0/0 TexasHTGameTable (NL) - Thu Jan 15 02:21:36 EST 2004
Table Card Room Table XX (Real Money) -- Seat 7 is the button
Total number of players : 10
Seat 1: Player1 ( $53.70)
Seat 2: Player2 ( $29)
Seat 3: Player3 ( $25)
Seat 4: Player4 ( $60.90)
Seat 5: Player5 ( $32.90)
Seat 6: Player6 ( $33.35)
Seat 7: Player7 ( $76.15)
Seat 8: Player8 ( $24)
Seat 9: Player9 ( $0)
Seat 10: Player10 ( $24.10)
Player8 posts small blind (0.25)
Player10 posts big blind (0.50)
** Dealing down cards **
Dealt to Player1 [ Td, Qd ]
Player1 calls (0.50)
Player2 calls (0.50)
Player6 calls (0.50)
Player8 calls (0.25)
** Dealing Flop ** : [ Qh, 2s, 7s ]
Player1 bets (1)
Player2 raises (3) to 3
Player1 raises (4) to 5
** Summary **
Main Pot: $10.10 | Rake: $0.40
Board: [ Qh 2s 7s ]
Player1 balance $58.30, bet $5.50, collected $10.10, net +$4.60
Player2 balance $25.50, lost $3.50 (folded)
Player3 balance $25, didn't bet (folded)
Player4 balance $60.90, didn't bet (folded)
Player5 balance $32.90, didn't bet (folded)
Player6 balance $32.85, lost $0.50 (folded)
Player7 balance $76.15, didn't bet (folded)
Player8 balance $23.50, lost $0.50 (folded)
aznfood balance $25, sits out
Player10 balance $23.60, lost $0.50 (folded)
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