Originally Posted by Matt_PBA
Question: Would a raise post flop been terrible? Or is there no chance anyone would have folded? Thinning the field is a good thing, correct. Or is it just standard to see a flop cheaply three handed with this hand. Thanks.
do you mean preflop?
if so, the players in the hand had already called, so there is no chance they will fold to a raise. that almost never happens in limit poker flop games preflop.
not only that, it's a fairly bad starting hand, although there are many worse, so i don't really want to voluntarily put in any more chips than i have to.
postflop, i bet my two pair on the flop to try and take the pot down. it was kind of a bluff, but sometimes i am ahead. if i am called, it's unlikely i am ahead though. but i do protect my hand by betting.
it was a good flop to try this on because it's unlikely to have helped my opponents