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Which hand wins: 23 vs. 9J on a AAKKQ board?

Ignoring any flush possibility, who would win? Board: AAKKQ Player 1: 23 Player 2: 9J I think both players split the pot in half because they both have two pairs and Q as kicker, but people keep ...

texas-hold-em rules hand  
asked by user1145 3 votes
answered by Oz Ramos 14 votes

Classic Books for Texas Hold'Em

What are the classic books for learning Texas Hold'Em, off- or online? Books that every good player should, at least, know the gist of?

texas-hold-em books  
asked by luispedro 13 votes
answered by Jeffrey Blake 11 votes

Does the "top 5 cards" rule apply to a flush?

Okay, so the scenario is: 7♥ 8♥ 9♥ T♥ and 3♠ on the table Alice has a 5♥ Bob has a 4♥ Who wins? Both of them have a flush to 10, right? Does the sum of the entire 5 cards count in this case?

rules reading-hands  
asked by rubndsouza 7 votes
answered by Philipp Horn 11 votes

What is the"Top Five Cards" rule and how does it apply to splitting pots?

Before you answer the question I will give a scenario that confused me thus prompting this question. The other week I was playing a game and we had this scenario : 8 players - down to me and a pal ...

texas-hold-em rules reading-hands  
asked by javasocute 9 votes
answered by Al G 17 votes

How to deal with people who randomly go all-in

In many free or low buy-in tournaments some people just goes all-in every time or bet too high for no reason. This is a bit annoying because it scares me a bit, but also it might be an opportunity I ...

betting-strategy  
asked by Paolo 35 votes
answered by Chris Marasti-Georg 20 votes

What is a proper starting bankroll?

I know that people have different metrics for different stakes. From what I read it's usually 200x the big blind of the stakes you're playing at. I'm about to start saving again to build a Proper ...

bankroll-management bankroll  
asked by Digital Fire 9 votes
answered by Jeffrey Blake 7 votes

Main differences between Limit and No Limit Hold'em

I have some No Limit experience, but this hasn't stopped me from getting fleeced at Limit games, which I started playing out of curiosity. What are the strategic adjustments that must be made to move ...

texas-hold-em betting-strategy  
asked by luispedro 5 votes
answered by John Sonmez 5 votes
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