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The winner of a hand is defined by the best combination of 5 cards each user has. In this case the best combination each player has is a flush. The rest doesn't matter. If you have a pair 2♠2♣ and the board would be 8♣8♠7♣7♠A♣ you would not have 3 pairs. Because the best combination with 5 cards you can have ...


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Repeat after me: poker hands have five cards. EXACTLY five cards. No more, no fewer. In Hold'em, each player plays the best 5-card hand he can out of the seven available. Vlad's best 5-card hand is A-8-7-4-2 of clubs. His opponent's best 5-card hand is A-8-7-4-2 of clubs. Split pot. If, perchance, our hero had, say, the 6 of clubs in his hand, then his ...


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You should be able to download the pokerstars.com client (possibly requiring a proxy) and then browse the games without even having an account. I am able to do this by right-clicking on the window border of the "Log In" dialog and closing it. In case you are not able to do this, here is a screenshot taken at the time of this posting, of the stakes ...


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Just gonna throw my two cents in to make you think about some things (some people might have mention some of them already.) You haven't actually mentioned anything about positions here, what position are you and what position is villain? Position is one of the most important factors when explaining a hand as our range changes based on this. For example if ...


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This is really just a comment on your turn play. Short version: After you check and he bets, I think you should have shoved all-in. You don't say exactly what the stacks were to begin the hand, but since you say they were greater than 100 bigs, I'm guessing they were closer to 100 than 200+. You called his pre-flop reraise and played the flop and turn quite ...



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