Which poker hands should you play?

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Jerrell Kohler asked a question: Which poker hands should you play?
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Date created: Fri, Jan 29, 2021 7:14 PM
Date updated: Wed, Sep 14, 2022 1:00 AM

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Regardless of your position at the table, a premium hand should always be played if there is no raise ahead of you. If there is a raise ahead of you - especially if there are callers or re-raises - sometimes it can even be a mistake to play anything below Aces or Kings.

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What poker hands you play are different depending on whether you are playing a tournament or a cash game. Like most poker games, Texas Hold’em Poker, especially when played in a tournament setting, is a game of strategy. Unlike other casino games, you can’t ‘hack’ Texas Hold’em by counting cards or memorizing a few basic statistics.

Therefore, you should be more inclined to play high-card value hands, rather than pairs and ...

You’ll need open up your game, for example playing the mid-position hands from above in early position instead. Low-mid pocket pairs also become good hands to raise with towards the mid-final stages regardless of your table position.

Poker starting hands: playing the right cards at the right time. The basic idea of poker is to play the strongest poker hands in early position, good hands in mid-position and a few more hands in the late (aka strongest) position. Over time, you'll naturally want to shake things up a bit.

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Pocket Aces (Ace-Ace) and other big-pocket pairs (like King-King) are the best starting hands in any position in Texas Hold’em. Big-suited connectors such as Ace-King and King-Queen come in next ...

Out of all these hands, only 5 hands are considered to be “excellent” hands – AK (Same suit) JJ, QQ, KK and AA. Irrespective of your chip position and bankroll, you should always ensure that you play these hands as long as the bet amount is not very high.

Hands like 4-5, 6-7 and 3-4 are hands to fold in poker. I make a distinction from suited as they play much better. The offsuit low connectors are unlikely to help your ROI. You may have seen some professionals call raises on High Stakes Poker with these hands. That doesn’t mean they were right to and it doesn’t mean you should.

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