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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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Should you play low suited connectors?

This has been a tricky hand for me. It seems like folding 34, 45, 65, 32, suited is somewhat of a waste but then again it isn't often you hit the flush or straight you need. What's the best way to ...
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How do you play a suited Ace-Rag?

I know that a novice move is to always overvalue your hand simply because it has an Ace in it, so I'm working on not doing that as often. I've learnt that an Ace with anything below a nine when ...
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Spin n go system [pokerstars or 888]?

Guys what do you think for regular online players which system is better to stick to in general.
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Closing out a tournament

So let me just preface this question with a little background. I used to solely play tournaments a few years back, but for the last 3-4 years I have only played cash. I've recently made a switch back ...
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Defining best 5 cards [duplicate]

So last night me and a group of friends were playing Texas hold 'em. This one particular hand caused an argument and I wanna see how others would call it. So I will keep it short and sweet Player A ...
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Why didn't K9 win vs AA with K9 on flop [duplicate]

In Zynga poker sit and go: 25k starter Villain dealt AA I'm dealt K9 Villain goes all in 25k I call 25k (all in as well) Dealer flops K-7-9-x-7 (x isn't relevant and I don't remember what it was ...
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Do kickers play when the nut straight is on the board? [duplicate]

In texas holdem, if there are two players left in the game and the five cards on the table make a straight T J Q K A, and you have a jack in your hand would you win because you didn't need the table ...
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Can casino change the dealer decision after hand is over?

I was playing 2-3-5 poker game (NL) - only me and another player were in hand. His last action was raising $150 on the river which I called. He then showed his cards and said "good call, I missed my ...
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playing with wrong two cards

home game - we play two decks to be more efficient (red deck / blue deck rotating). 9 players around the table. one of the plays.. pre flop 5 players call BB. flop comes 234. one player goes all ...
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Correct or best range calculator for 6-max NLH cash games?

I've been looking for a range calculator online. It is a calculator that shows which hands are better over other hands and how much percent the chosen total range is. An example of a range calculator ...
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Heads-up NLH 200BB deep river decision

I was playing heads-up NLH $0.01/$0.02 against a relatively solid player. We were 200BB deep. See the action of the hand below: So I decided to check-raise turn. I could have just called as well, but ...
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All-in re-steal on bubble

It was a bubble stage of a live Satellite MTT. 5 tickets awarded, 7 players left out of 30, quite loose table. I have A8o on SB with 13bb, MP limps, Button(20bb) raises 2.5bb. I push all-in, MP folds, ...
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How do I calculate the odds my best hand is better than any possible hand an opponent can make?

After figuring out the best possible hand I can make from the 2 known cards in my hand and the 5 known cards on the board, how would I calculate the odds that my best hand is better than any hand my ...
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Opening tournament strategy for Texas Hold'em

I am about to enter my first deep stack tournament. The structure is 1 rebuy and 1 reentry up until the fourth round of a 22 round tournament. Is it better to start off aggressively while the blinds ...
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Does an opponent showing a card effect odds of them having a 1 outer?

Let's say that you win in every possible situation except the other player having exactly the Ace of Spades. If they show you one of their cards is a 10 of Hearts, does that change the odds of them ...
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Are there hands that are considered better for big tables rather than small ones

Mathematicly speaking. Is there a hand that is good for big tables and good for small tables. And not mathematicaly a nice real example from real life would be nice.
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Question regarding straight [duplicate]

I was recently playing poker online. In the board was 2,A,3,Q. In my hand I had 5,K. Why didn't it say I had a straight? Isn't Q-K-A-2-3 5 in a row? Or does it not carry on after A?
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Who is the winner from the image below [duplicate]

A final hand after the river: Wondering who wins?
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Who wins in a situation like this one involving a straight? [duplicate]

My buddy has K3 and i have 45 , the board is AKJ10Q , is this a split pot or does he take it because he is holding a king?
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Straights - does my card have priority over card on the table? [duplicate]

In this scenario I want to know if it is a split pot or if my hand wins. On the table is AKQJ10 My hand 10 2 Opponent 3 4 We both have a straight. However, do I win because I have a card (10) ...
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Running it twice, odds calculation

I'm looking at a setting in a No limit Texas Hold'em hand. We start the hand with 6 people, only two will go to the flop. Ok, I'll admit this is a very unlikely situation: Player 1 starts the hand ...
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Acting out of turn.

So I had a situation the other night where a person bet $35 out of turn, and I told him that if the action before him didn't change, that the bet had to stand. So after the hand, he asked if he were ...
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Who wins this and why? A5 or AJ? [duplicate]

Who wins this one, the person with A and 5 or the one with A and J? Could you please explain why?
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Is the heads up NLH no mixing Nash equilibrium strategy known?

In real games, it seems an NLH heads up bot is now at the point of (or close to) being able to beat the best human players. http://www.cs.cmu.edu/news/cmu-ai-tough-poker-player For heads up limit, ...
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How many outs do I have with T7 on a KT3 flop?

If I have T7 and the flop is T 3 K, how many outs would I have? Would it be 2 out (2xT), or 5 outs (2xT, 3x7), or some other number?
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Are there any recommended Tournament Theory Books?

When I got into Poker originally over 10 years ago, I bought myself a copy of "Hold'em Poker" by Sklansky & Malmuth for a bit of theory study off the table. Having got back into it recently, ...
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Who wins in this situation? [duplicate]

Who wins in this situation, and why? Please explain. Nothing on this site answers my question!!!
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Calculating Pot Odds on multiple re-raises

NLHE: Suppose you are on a small suited connector (6s5s) on BB and want to see the flop for cheap. How do you deal with 2 villains who keep re-raising each other one BB at a time, giving you good odds ...
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Both players has full house, who should win? [duplicate]

We were playing texas hold'em and the cards on the table ended with 3 jacks and a couple of 4's. On my hand was a pair of six. My opponent had a 4 and an 8. The other 2 folded My opponent said that ...
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Set Over Set 10's vs 9's

$1-2 no limit. I hold 99. I'm on the button. I call a $10 raise from the person in front of me. I have a stack of about $105. There are three callers SB, 2nd & 5th player. Flop comes 4,6,J ...
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Texas holdem flush [duplicate]

If the board is all spades, for example; T♠5♠4♠6♠J♠ Everyone plays this flush Who wins if only 5 cards can be used Only one person has a 7 spades One person has ace ...
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Which hand wins at showdown? [duplicate]

Board - 9963A Hand 1 - 36 Hand 2 - A8 Which hand wins and why?
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Was I right to call off a <10BB stack in late position with 66?

I was playing a free tournament live with approx. 30 players remaining from 50 entrants, blinds were 150/300 and I had 1k or 2k in my stack. I had 66 in relatively late position and a player who had ...
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What's wrong with my equity calculation?

When answering this question, I went ahead and tried to do a manual equity calculation for the scenario described (7♥4♠ vs A♠8♣ on a board of 6♥2♥8♥), ...
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When is a hand considered over

When 2 players are all in and hand is completed dealt. Players turn over the cards and one player has 3 of a kind and the other players has A high. The five turned up cards on table are picked up ...
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What to gain from opponent hand?

Chen in his book stated that seeing the opponent's hand (mostly during a showdown) is the best information to gain. I want to know how to apply that practically. What I'm doing now: I have the action ...
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three of a kind problem help me please [duplicate]

i had (Q-A) and my friend had (9-9) and on the table there was (7-Q-Q-9-2) who wins ? Because my freind think that the player who has the(9-9) wins the game. is it possible? Thanks
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Was dealer incorrect in handling prematurely dealt turn card?

I was on the final table and blinds were 2k and 4k. I had 70k chips and was one of the shorter stacks. The tournament paid 7 people. A guy raises to 16k, I'm the only caller. I have J♥9♥,...
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To c-bet or not to c-bet against bigstack?

I'm considering a hand I played in play money. I had JQo vs 33 and I don't remember exactly what position I was in but it was relatively late position. It looked like this: I had 3k chips (play money)...
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ok this has happened twice… i need reassurance [duplicate]

Player 1: has 7,7 both cards black Player 2: has K diamond 3 spades Flop all diamonds Includes Ace. Player 1 swears it's split because the flop has ace high. I tried to explain the best 5 cards are ...
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How to divide an irregular split pot?

There's a 3 way all in pre-flop. The stacks are 50,000, 25,000 and 10,000. The big and small stacks both have AQ, middle stack has KK. Ace comes on the river (of course!) to knock out the middle stack....
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Odds of getting four-of-a-kind three hands in a row

What are the odds of this happening? Texas Hold 'em. 7 Players. Someone got 4 of a kind (8's) on a hand. Pocket 8's and 2 on the board. On the next hand, someone else got 4 of a kind, and it was ...
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Can i fold my trips here?

Click here to see the hand in Stars Boom Hand Player. In the early stages (Level 3, 25/50/A6) of a turbo full-ring tournament, I have 1,082 in my stack and get dealt J♥T♥ in the CO. ...
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NLH - where there are x players at a table, should I play the top 1/x starting hands?

According to the fundamental theorem of poker, we should play any time we think we have the best hand. By my logic then, if there are 4 players at a table, I should play the top 1/4 starting hands, if ...
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Should I always call a min raise on the river?

When someones been checking/calling all the way to the river and then min raises on it, is it worth always calling to see their hand even if I know I definitely have the worst hand possible? (...
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Texas Hold'em, what's the winning hand? [duplicate]

Hero: A⋄4⋄ Villain: K♣3⋄ Board: 3♥4♠K♠6♠6♣ Who wins the showdown?
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Why doesn't the United States make online poker legal and tax it?

The United States could easily generate billions in taxes and create thousands of jobs in the industry as an alternative to live casino table games. Why is online poker not legal in the United ...
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how to succesfully represent a good hand

in a recent cash game i tried to represent a higher hand in order to get my opponent to fold. the game played out like this: http://www.boomplayer.com/en/poker-hands/Boom/21219508_CE475D85C2 after a ...
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Micros online hand review. AKs from the SB

6 max Cash - Micros - Ignition Hero on SB w/ ~150 BBs UTG+1 calls w/ ~115 BBs Button w/ ~115 BBs raises to 4xBB Hero calls with A⋄K⋄ BB folds UTG+1 calls Flop comes 3⋄J&...
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Pocket Aces, preflop call or re-raise. 4max

I'm currently watching the 1998 movie Rounders. This scene occurs at the very beginning of the movie. Mike McDermott (Matt Damon) sits under the gun at a 4-max table with As-9s. He raises 3x. UTG+1 ...