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The responsibility to show first lies on the person who put in the last bet or raise on the last betting round. In your example, this will be the person who shoved all-in. If the second player sees those cards and his hand is not a winner, he can safely muck and the pot will be awarded to the shover. If the second player has the best hand and wants to win ...


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It's always nice to get a hard-to-detect draw (unless you occasionally land against a miracle full house along the way; the complete/check action often leads to this), but players often overrate the open ended straight draw (OESD). That is, an OESD is overrated and should played with caution; it's true that you have around 32-35% equity but this is only if ...


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This answer will depend on whether you are talking about a cash game or tournament. In a cash game, you don't have to show. It is acceptable for a user to not show, wait for the river and then choose to reveal or muck their cards. That's perfectly acceptable etiquette. In case of both players not wanting to show, the last aggressor is usually required to go ...



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