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Draw lowball call

Big pots favor drawing hands, small pots favor pat hands. Typical lowball pots are only 2-3 players, so speculative two-card draws in lowball are usually a bad play. You not only have to make your ...
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Draw poker should you keep AK

Going to try the math. If you keep the AK you have more ways to pair but you also have less chances to pair the A. You don't need the K kicker as you have the A and it rarely goes to a second ...
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What to do when deck is exhausted during the first draw of a draw game?

It depends. Cash players, particularly in higher stakes will do things different, different card clubs will do things slightly different. From my experience in the industry there is no unified way, ...
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Draw lowball call

I'm nowhere near a lowball expert, but I believe your intuition is right that drawing two cards is poor play because it's simply too many cards to draw. In the situation of 3 players doing it, it's ...
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What is the biggest WOW! moment you ever saw in poker?

once playing online I was dealt pocket aces, and the action went hot, very hot one player raised me everytime I bet. the flop came A 4suited in hearts. so I kept betting and raising my live one, it ...
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What is the biggest WOW! moment you ever saw in poker?

playing a SNG online, once I was dealt 99, the flop came 9X9, I bet out, and was raised I knew I had the hook sunk deep so I pushed all in, and was much to my delight called, byt the river a second 10 ...
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What is the biggest WOW! moment you ever saw in poker?

Ok, I kind of cheated with my first answer because I was not witness to it. but one hand I saw I was dealing at a 10/20 NLHE game, a Player raised preflop, and was re raised, and he shot back one more ...
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What is the biggest WOW! moment you ever saw in poker?

You've tagged it as 5-card Draw, but I hope you'll allow a Hold-em story. Some betting pre-flop. The flop comes down Deuce, King, Nine, rainbow. Player 1 bets. Player 2 raises. Player 1 re-raises all ...
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What is the biggest WOW! moment you ever saw in poker?

I did not witness this, but heard from an old friens of mine, in a low limit seven card stud, game back in the 80's at the Sahra poker room a pot was split between two players with royal flushes. the ...
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In five card draw poker, are there variants with multiple tiers of betting?

Yes, that was a common structure in California in the 80s and 90s. You should be inclined to draw more often and bluff more often than in a flat-limit game.
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One deck, five cards, three card draws by seven players. What happens?

Once the deck has run out, the cards already discarded are shuffled to make a new deck from which replacement cards can continue to be dealt to players. (https://www.pagat.com/poker/variants/5draw....
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