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The concept of outs is to count the number of cards left on the deck (outs) that will improve your current hold cards (together with board) to a hand that will beat other hands. For example consider you have the hand A♥Q♥ The board comes 7♥3♠9♥ This case is one of the most typical for the outs concept. You need one ...


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There's a couple of things that come into play here: 1 - I think you need to clarify the action. Did you raise or did you go all-in? There is a huge difference between those two actions, the latter makes your hand seem stronger than the former move. Your post says you just raised - what was the action after that? 2 - you have to look at it from his ...


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I think your call wasn't bad, and raising the turn might have been ok too. I think folding would have been worst of all. First, lots of people at this level will just call and bet things without thinking a lot about it. When he called your flop bet he could have had: Flopped set Flopped straight Two pair One pair (overpair or with one card on the board) ...


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The short answer is yes, always. Most poker rooms and rule books state plainly that you must table your cards face up to have any claim to a pot. Tabling your cards means placing them face up on the table, so that all players can see them. If you say my hand is the board and muck your cards your hand is dead and you will have no claim on the pot. related ...


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I promised to post a picture of the gift I got my group. I've attached it to this answer. Poker Church is the name of our group and it's an aluminum bottle that is laser etched, so it looks pretty classy! :) The lighting in the pic makes it look more pink than it is - the bottle is a really nice shade of red.



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