Lower Pocket Pair

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Posely2
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Low Pocket Pair (Article I)

Postby Posely2 » Sat Jun 24, 2006 7:38 pm

How would you play a low pocket pair such as 22,33,44, and 55?
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Postby Coveregs » Sat Jun 24, 2006 8:28 pm

limp limp limp. if you do not hit on the flop and are hit with a raise, then fold it
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Postby Beflue » Fri Jun 30, 2006 7:29 am

ok if you are gunna play a low pocket pair which i dont..... u should be aggressive with it even if you dont hit trips on the flop u still need to bet a decent amount of chips....more than the pot for example.................................................................................................... if i had 22 i would raise before the flop and if the flop doesnt show aces or pictures then i will bet the pot or a little more to force the other player out.............................................................................................................. BUT the best thing to do is just FOLD!!!!!
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Postby Paturmom » Fri Jun 30, 2006 10:11 pm

I limp in with those pocket pairs, and if i face a raise after my limp in i very often fold the hand. If you do not hit your set on the flop fold to any raise.
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Low pocket pair

Postby Wharleas » Thu Jul 13, 2006 9:40 pm

I would just limp in with low pocket pair pre-flop.  If you do hit trips on the flop then go for it, raise at least the pot.  If you don't and it's not too expensive to see the turn, then tri it!  But remember if someone raises pre-flop or after the flop, just fold.  Don't risk any more chips on a hand like that, especially early on in a freeroll...
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Postby Ouliff » Fri Jul 14, 2006 11:02 am

Not a nice hand, if there is raise before u saw flop better fold it ....
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Postby Frook1971 » Fri Jul 14, 2006 6:47 pm

From an early position I'd generally fold it, though I might raise it to mix up my play. From middle I'd generally limp, From late I might limp and I might raise. I either want to take it down preflop or get in cheap and hope to hit a set.
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Postby Hicter » Sat Jul 29, 2006 1:18 am

I love to limp and try to c the flop.  The problem w/raising is when the flop comes and if u dont hit trips it is going to be really hard to play.  Just limp limp limp.  That is how i do it!
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Postby Oushe1971 » Sat Jul 29, 2006 1:57 pm

When I have a low pocket pair I try to see a flop for the price of no more than twice the size of the big blind. If anyone raises more than that I will fold.

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Postby Socand » Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:10 pm

slow playing works best for small pp unless u catch on the flop then its a sizable bet to chase off the card chasers  8)
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Low pocket pairs

Postby Larneyes » Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:53 pm

I think always best to look at flop first, somebody can always have a higher pair or even catch flush/straight.
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Postby Hereir » Sun Jul 30, 2006 6:47 pm

wait for the flop but if nothing fold
Washate
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Always hard

Postby Washate » Sun Jul 30, 2006 6:50 pm

It's always hard to play low pocket pairs.
If I have plenty of chips I usally call if it's not to expensive.
But if it's an important tournament and I have decided to play tight, I usally throw them all!
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Postby Tingettere » Sun Aug 27, 2006 1:21 pm

I never play low pocket pairs online in early position.  I will call them if cheap in late position but must watch loose players who hit their hands. - :-)
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Postby Tingettere » Sun Aug 27, 2006 1:23 pm

I never play low pocket pairs online in early position.  I will call them if cheap in late position but must watch loose players who hit their hands. - :-)

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