Limit Hold'em: Hand Analysis (3)

In this article of our series of example hands in limit hold'em, every hand is divided into four parts and every part is described precisely.

In this hand we're in the small blind and play a big pot holding an overpair. 

                                                                               

Pre-flop


We have :Kc:Kd in the small blind. All the players fold to "villain 6", who is in middle, he raises. "Villain 9" also raises on the button. We should definitely cap here because we almost certainly have the best hand, whereas if we don't cap, under certain it could become, under certain circumstances, very difficult to play the hand.


                                      Villain 6 raises.
                                      Villain 9 3-bets.
                                      Hero caps.
                                      Villain 6 calls.
                                      Villain 9 calls.

Flop :Qc:Ts:2h

We have to bet here because we'll generally have the best hand and shouldn't give a free card.


                                     Hero bets.
                                     Villain 6 calls.
                                     Villain 9 raises.


We now have to decide whether to call or raise again. Another raise may force "villain...