June 24, 2016 Poker Strategy, Featured Articles, Poker News Lars Liedtke

Hand of the Week – How to deal with a turn lead on a two-way straight board

About Hand of the Week producer Paul “Internet” Otto

Paul Otto, better known as “Internet” is one of the most successful mid and lower high stakes 6-max players of all time on the Ongame network.

There he was among the top 10 winners in 2010 and 2011 with a staggering profit of more than $270,000:

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After that, he became a well-respected poker coach teaching Game Theory Optimal (GTO) to a large number of students.

Watch the Hand of the Week Videos every Friday here

Our poker coaches “TribunCaesar” and Paul “Internet” Otto will present the Hand of the Week video every Friday on VIP-Grinders.com in form of a hand replay video.

We will switch between No-Limit Hold’em (analyzed by our NL coach “Internet”) and PLO (analyzed by our PLO coach “TribunCaesar”) every week.

Facing a donk lead on a two-way straight board

Paul witnessed the Hand of the Week while playing NL1000 6-max at one of the anonymous tables of MPN (formerly known as Microgaming network).

In a blind vs blind situation the turn brings a two-way straight, and the big blind is facing a strong donk lead by the small blind.

What happens then and how to play in a situation like this explains Internet in the below video:

NL Coach Paul “Internet” Otto analyses the hand here:

Please feel free to ask questions, discuss or let us know, what you think about the hand in the comments.

In addition to that, you can also send us your own hand histories in case you have a very interesting hand, which you would like to have analyzed.

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