This is a discussion on Low Pocket Pairs within the online poker forums, in the Tournament Poker section; anyone play low pocket pairs here as much as i do ? i play 22 33 44 55 some times 66 77.
Poker players, whether infrequently-playing amateurs, or grizzled veterans, are always looking for that secret, or special strategy that will enable them to conquer and win the game. Yet while a solid foundation of card sense is a vital component to winning, perhaps the best strategy us low limit players should remember, is to fold.
A special note on middle and low pocket pairs: If you’re playing on a site where sets beat straights then there is a lot more value in those hands. In fact if you manage to hit top set on a flop then there’s a good chance that’s going to be the nuts. It’s time to get out there and start playing. In the meantime here’s a famous video of iconic cash game pro Tom Dwan explaining how to.
Small pocket pairs can be very profitable in poker because they can flop a set. However, many players make costly mistakes with small pocket pairs, like chasing sets too often. This guide outlines how the pros play their small pocket pairs in poker tournaments.
Playing Mid Pocket Pairs. Perhaps some of the toughest starting hands in Texas Hold’em to play is mid pocket pairs. When you look down at your hand and you see two 7’s it can be difficult to understand what the right thing to do is. Depending on the circumstances, there are a variety of different things you could do with a hand such as this.
Playing with pocket pairs is also one of the most troublesome areas for players as the decisions they make with these cards can often prove to be the turning point of their entire game. What we are going to talk about in this Bitesize Strategy article is middle pocket pairs, which are basically pairs from pocket 8’s to pocket Jacks. The most.
This oversimplified approach is probably how most of you play your low pocket pairs. It’s a fairly valid approach, but it’s incomplete. Unless you want to leak money with your low pocket pairs, you’d be wise to employ a more in-depth strategy. In this article, we’ll follow a complete roadmap of how to play these hands preflop: Playing a low pocket pair without deep stacks. Open-raising.
Counterfeit essentially means that a relatively strong hand gets significantly weakened after an additional card is dealt. A common example in Hold’em might be where we hold two-pair on the flop but the turn card pairs damaging the value of our hand. Imagine we hold 89 on the T98 board and the turn card comes a Ten. Our eight becomes irrelevant because we now hold Tens and Nines.