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Value of Speculative Hands

I think one thing that's important is that you start the hand realizing that lots of your value lies in really hitting your hand, so you're aiming for the implied odds here. With these speculative ...
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Value of Speculative Hands

First look at your chip stack. You can only win what is in your chip stack. These are not the type of hands you play short stacked. These are the hands with low odds of making the hand but if you ...
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How much can I rely on implied odds when set mining?

More than 9 times out of 10 you should be folding. Off of the top of my head (correct me if I am wrong) you need 10:1 or better to make calling preflop with a small pocket pair profitable for set ...
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How many people need to call to make a bet on a flush draw worthwhile?

I believe the answer currently posted is incorrect. In the situation posed: If you bet x, and 1 person calls, then you need over 50% odds for a worthwhile bet. If you bet x, and 2 people call, then ...
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Value of Speculative Hands

What you want is a situation where you can get as much info as possible for as cheap as possible. If someone raises early, even if they are not a credible raiser, it is better to fold in mid-...
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Value of Speculative Hands

You should usually play with these hands (small pairs and suited connectors down to 87) in an early stage of the tournament, because implied odds are very high, and more importantly your M is more ...
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