# Questions tagged [texas-hold-em]

Texas Hold'Em is a poker variant in which each player receives two cards (hole cards) that are dealt face down and then five community cards are dealt face-up by the dealer. All players may use their hole cards and the five community cards to make their best five-card poker high hand.

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### Can community cards be used as a hand? [duplicate]

There is already a staight from the community cards that are on the table, its 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. First player has a 4 and 2, making another straight. And the second player has pair of kings. Who wins? ...
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### Practical odds of some hand hitting flush in hands played to showdown

Given the strong lean of hole cards played to the flop towards suited cards, the actual percentage of hold 'em hands that get to the river that end up hitting a flush is surely higher than the ...
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### Tx Hold’em All-in

No limit Tx Hold’em, 2 players left, pre-flop, cards not dealt yet, BB 1000, player #1 goes all-in for 300: can player#2(BB) call the 300 or must he/she bet the 1000BB?
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### How to calculate the side pots when the BB is all in for less than the SB who folds?

the case: we are at 4k/8k and we are in the preflop. player 1: is the SB put 4K player 2: is BB and goes all in for 2k player 3: goes all in for 2500 player 4: is in and put 8k player 1 : who is the ...
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### In Texas Holdem, who wins when community cards are five clubs, ace high? Only one of the five players is holding a club [duplicate]

TH community cards are a flush, ace high, clubs. Who wins? This happened yesterday. The winning hand was awarded the player with the highest card, any suit. But is this correct? One of the 5 players ...
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### Does PokerSnowie have any weaknesses in its game? If so, what are they?

I'm using PokerSnowie to help improve my game but have seen a few comments on other sites suggesting that it compares poorly with genuine solvers that find the Nash equilibrium strategy. I currently ...
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Heads-up no-limit texas-holdem: You are the button with the SB. Both you and your opponent play perfect poker. How deep (in BB) can your (or your opponent's) stack be, so that all-in or fold are your ...
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### Who wins? I’ve got two pairs [duplicate]

Since the best five cards win, for example I have a J & 3, opponent with his J & 5. The table has A, J, A, 3, 10. So I should win the hands since I got two pairs originally? But with the best ...
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### Dealt 3 cards goes to showdown…

Tournament game of Texas hold’em. Hand is dealt, and goes to two players all the way to showdown. I show my cards A/4 and opponent shows 3 cards 8/6/3 clubs and makes no hand. They declare a ...
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### What are the odds of the case A hitting the flop when 3 of 4 players at a 9 person table are holding an A?

For example let's say its A4 vs AT vs A8 vs KJ. What are the odds of that 4th A hitting the flop?
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### How to determine 2nd/3rd positions, following a 3-way all in, and the big stack wins

I am involved in a regular, weekly home tournament league. We play two tournaments each week, 51 weeks a year, points awarded for positions in each tournament. Our 'house rules' have devloped over ...
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### Re-raise bluffing post flop in heads-up cash game

I am struggling with Post Flop bluff raising, to a bet, playing heads-up cash game. I am unable to decide, other than big drawing hands, when to bluff raise after flop. How should I make a strategy ...
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### Card Club game is rigged

What are the odds of losing 16 straight Texas hold ‘em poker hands when bets and folds are nonexistent and hands are completed without prejudice.
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### Should I bet small or large on this flop

Action as follows: Folds to cutoff Cutoff raises I re-raise with AA Cutoff calls Flop 9-7-8 Cutoff checks We are 250 BB deep and I was wondering if on this flop I should bet small or large with aces,...
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### Should I check or bet ten 8 of spades?

Blinds are 0.5-1. Preflop, hero is on the button with T♠8♠, hero raises to 2.50 dollars, BB calls. Flop: 7♠6♦️4♦️. BB checks hero bets 6 dollars, BB calls. Turn: J♣️. Hero bets 20 dollars. BB calls. ...
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### Optimal strategy for known card distribution

Are there any optimal strategies in THNL if I know the distribution of opponent's cards at each turn?
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### Books of examples of positions for beginners (Texas Hold'em)

I am new to poker and I am looking for books to learn the basics of no limit Texas Hold'em from, however the resources I have found so far explain the basic principles, but without examples that would ...
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### Slapping cards down face up, one card flips into muck

I go all in on the turn, the river gives me a full house which beats the other players three of a kind that he showed, I slap my cards down face up to show and one flips itself over and goes into the ...
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### Can a winner muck their hand and purposely lose on showdown?

On the poker website I play on, everyone who stayed until showdown has their hands revealed at the same time. However while watching tournament videos on demand I noticed that losing player(s) ...
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### How does this 3 of a kind beat the opponents full house?

I only have a 3 of a kind, while opponent has a full house, why do I get the majority of the money?(The opponent went all in if that matters)
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### Why should ACE JACK SUITED CHECK HERE?

I watched a Doug Polk video on single raised pot is the Preflop caller, and it went like this. The hijack is the Preflop raiser with A♦J♦ and the button calls with Ace Queen off suit. Flop comes 8♦J♥T♥...
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### who wins with three pairs if both players have the same three pairs? [duplicate]

this is a kicker question on 3 pairs. the board is QQ885. I have 5-4 and my oponent has 5-2. Are the 5s dead and I would win with the 4 kicker?
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### How would Texas Hold'em strategy change if it was possible to fold only in relation to a side pot?

This is an open-ended question about how Texas Hold'em would be affected by a rule change. Suppose we have the following scenario: Short-stack A goes all-in. There are two callers B and C. On a later ...
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### Probability of getting 3 of a kind by at least the river (assuming unpaired hand)

Here's the question: Assuming an unpaired hand of 2 cards in poker (2 & 10, 3 & Q, NOT A&A), what is the probability of having 3 of a kind after all 5 community cards have been dealt? My ...
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### blinds 3000/6000 one player is allin for 4000 another raises 15000 all players fold the big and small blinds how much can the all in win

the blinds are 3000/6000 one player goes all in for 4000 another player raises to 15000 all other players fold including the big and small blinds. how much can the all in player win.
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### What factors should you consider when flopping trips

I was recently at the casino and several times hit i.e. 10 X and flopped 10 10 X. I was having trouble finding calls when I raised either in or out of position, and if there was a straight or flush ...
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### What are the odds to hit a straight with king queen pocket [duplicate]

The river is 9, jack, Ace. What are the odds that I would've hit the 10 I needed?
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### How to name positions with less than 6 players?

I understand the NLHE positions nomenclature with full 6 seats poker table (sb, bb, utg, mp, co, btn) but what happens position-wise if at the 6 seat table there is less than 6 players? Do we start to ...
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### Should Hero call 3-way all in with flush draw?

6-max Cash game, 100BB deep Hero holds A♥3♥ Goes 5-way to the flop, single raised for 3BB FLOP: 6♣8♥T♥ SB bet 10 BB BB folds UTG raises 20BB HJ folds CO (Hero) calls SB all in for 100BB UTG all in ...
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### What is your best laydown

this question is inspired by this question: What is the biggest WOW! moment you ever saw in poker? and is what are your personal best laydown stories? tell us about the best laydowns you ever made, ...
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### Dealer exposed three cards at the turn instead of one

Player 1 bets. Player 2 calls. All other players fold. Dealer burns 1 card and then deals the flop. Player 1 checks. Player 2 goes all in. Player 1 calls. Dealer burns 1 card and then in error, ...
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### Is there any variation of Poker that force each player call the blind every hand?

I played poker for a while. Recently I visited my friend's home game playing hold'em forcing every player to call the blind every hand. I'm living in a country where poker is not legist here. Is there ...
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### Texas holdem question [duplicate]

If the community cards are Q,,Q,10,10,2 and one players hold cards are a 2 how do you decide the winner if no other player can match any of the community cards?
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### Online app seems to make too many top hands

The group I play with had been using the Pokerrr2 app for a coiple years. I believe the algorithm is set to force big showdowns. The other night the app dealt two full houses and quads TO THE SAME ...
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### with regards to TDA rules about reraise

we had a situation playing poker (home game) SB: 5 BB: 10 Position 3: bets 50 Position 5: reraise to 250 Position 7: allin 500 question: Can position 5 reraise when its his turn?
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### In this cash game, why did they 're-deal' the river?

Re Garrett Adelstein and Robbi Jade Lew, why do they 're-deal' or whatchamacallit the river from ace of spades to 9 of diamonds? See 4:16 onwards here. I've seen things like this in, say, blackjack, ...
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### Weak Flush on Turn

What should the Hero do at this point on Turn? How much to bet with for what purpose? Value or Protection? How did you calculate that?
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### What did Garrett mean when asking about Robbi's Jack's being a club?

Re Garrett Adelstein and Robbi Jade Lew, Robbi says in this part 7:07 here Robbi hero calls Garrett with jack high on hustler casino live | weirdest poker hand If my Jack wasn't a club, I would've ...
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### Texas Hold Em: How did I lose this hand?

The board: Kclub, 5club, 2hearts, 3diamonds, 8diamonds. Opponent: Adiamond, Jdiamond Mine: Qdiamond, Kheart Thanks in advance!
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### accidentaly turning a card face up during the deal [duplicate]

In poker what if the first card to the last player is turned face up accidently, when does he get a replacement card? Can he be dealt back to back cards?
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### Do you split a straight [duplicate]

If the board is showing a straight & you have the same straight using a card in your hand that is the same straight as the board… ex: Q J 10 9 8 on the board & you have a Q in your hand… who ...
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### Who wins A,2,3,4,5 or 3,4,5,6,7 in Texas hold‘em? [duplicate]

Playing Texas hold‘em without 8 9 10. The cards up are 2, 3, 4, 6, 7. I have a A, 5 and the other person has a 5, J. Who wins the straight? The person with the Ace or the Jack?
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### Why do so many top level play fold preflop in texas holdem?

I am a beginner in poker, but whenever I play poker with average people and somewhere around 6 players, they will fold about 20-40% of the time, usually with the mentality that few people raise ...
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### Why is this hand the nuts?

In the book No Limit Hold 'em: Theory and Practice, at page 62, the author gives an example of a bad bluff during the 1979 World Series of Poker Main event. The cards on the table after the river are ...
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### Who’s wins this pot?

To make a long hand short, 2 players are all in heads up,river comes Players 1 tables there cards and announces 2 pair, player 2 announce “he’s out” and tables his cards face up, a player not in the ...
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### How to calculate win percentages during a showdown?

I've been trying to figure out how to calculate win percentages during a 2-3 hand showdown. Up until now i know how to get to the percentages on the right side of the image (was taken from an online ...
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### Greatest odds of winning with the worst hand

In a game of heads up Texas Hold'em, what hand has the highest odds of winning, while still holding the worst hand on the flop? For example, if I have KsJs, my opponent has 3d2h, and the flop comes ...
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### What happens if two players reach the showdown and one of them is out of chips?

When there are two remaining players in Texas Holden, and one of them has gone all in on the turn, what happens if the other player calls and the river is dealt? There’s one player with no chips left ...
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### How to exploit a group of tight aggressive players?

I'm a relatively new Poker player. Today I played online no-limit Texas Hold'em against 8 opponents. I don't think they are very strong players, because the stakes are small. I noticed that most of ...
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