I've got A♠J♠

The other player has 6♥2♠

Board is: Q♣J♣8♣8⋄7♥

He wins 7k and I won 1k.


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    Is this a trick question? I dont even know where to begin. Stack sizes? Action on all relevant streets? Search for how to determine the winning hand on this site.
    – Toby Booth
    Aug 20, 2016 at 23:43
  • I'm a novice, I just thought my hand was a better winning hand. I'll take a look. Thank you.
    – Paul
    Aug 21, 2016 at 8:30

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Did you happen to be all-in for 500? As you can only win the amount of your stack from each opponent. So if the opponent went all-in for 7,500 and you call with only 500:

If he wins the hand: He will win 8k

If you win the hand: You will win 1k (2 x 500), he will take back the extra 7k

Check out this question for more information to help you understand: How is the pot split in this texas holdem hand?

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