Here is a difficult question for you. It involves hand reading and a blocking bet that gets raised. Good luck!
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You are playing in the $10,000 WSOP main event. You are down to $15,000 in chips from the starting stack of $20,000.
The blinds are $150-$300, and you are in the small blind with Kc-7s.
Everyone folds to the player in the cutoff position. He is a passive player and just limps into the pot. The button also limps. You decide to call for a half-bet. The big blind calls. There is $1,200 in the pot.
The flop is 7c-3s-2h. You have top pair with the second best kicker.
You bet out $600. After all it's doubtful anyone has a big pair, your opponents probably have calling hands like mid-rank suited connectors, and you only have to worry about a big blind special.
Only the player in the cut-off calls.
The turn is a Jd.
Now what? This kind of overcard is expected on a flop 7 high. You check.
Your opponent bets $750 into the $2,500 pot. What does that bet mean? It doesn't look like much of a bluff. Your opponent could have a monster or he could be making a small value bet with a hand like...what range of hands do you put him on?
It's such a small bet, you call.
The pot is $4,000. This pot is starting to get rather big relative to your chip stack. You don't want to be crippled with a pair of 7's.
The river is a 6s.
You don't want to make a call of a big bet, so to control the pot size you make a blocking bet of $1,000.
Your opponent raises to $3,000.
Have you figured out what hands your opponent may have?
Based on what you are thinking here, what should you do?
d) Move all-in