Re: How too play AA

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How too play AA

Postby Hably1979 » Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:20 pm

AA is good for 2 things in a cash game- winning a small pot, or losing a big one. If you want to play it you've got to be aggressive, because though it's a great starting hand, very few flops actually leave your hand in the best shape. It's easily vulnerable to a hand like J/10 or even a 5/6 with the right flop, so you've got to get it while you can and remember it's better to make 5 or 10 bucks on a hand than it is to lost 50 or more when it gets drawn out on.
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Re: How too play AA

Postby Pred1984 » Fri Jul 28, 2006 8:40 pm

ShazeR wrote: very few flops actually leave your hand in the best shape.

This is just plain wrong.  Yes, opponents can hit the flop and overtake your hand.  However, if you've narrowed the field like you should by raising properly, then you should still be ahead after the flop a substantial majority of the time.
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Postby Gagoem » Sat Jul 29, 2006 2:53 am

I agree Arjon.  If you've raised enough to narrow how many opponents you're up against pre-flop, then you should be extremely confident that your hand will win.  Now we all know that the occasional miracle flop hits, and we lose because of it.  However, you should always be aggressive with A's, and try to maximize how much you can win anytime you have it.
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nice points

Postby Adis1980 » Sat Jul 29, 2006 11:21 am

there are some intresting views on how to play aces cheers for the info
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Postby Loorge » Sat Jul 29, 2006 11:40 am

Lots think that AA is a good hand - but agree with first post - i personally prefer J9 or Q10
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Postby Mitimen » Sat Jul 29, 2006 4:30 pm

AA is aLL IN
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Postby Socand » Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:07 pm

i disagree its how you play it ,never all in unless you can afford it.
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pocket AA

Postby Wharleas » Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:19 pm

I think that you must push hard with this hand pre-flop, if not watch out what can get you if too many people call you.  This hand is a dangerous pair if not played right, so don't be affraid to fold.  I know it's hard to fold a pair AA's but if you think you've played it too slow and someone got you, just fold...
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Postby Amor1993 » Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:22 pm

some ppl can slo play AA but in 99% of times if you don't go all in with AA you are setting urself up for call & someone will call with a low pr or lo cards & hit everytime, at least if u go all in & everyone folds you get something, & even if i lose going all in i'd rather lose that way than get outdrawn by trash :)
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Postby Whishavicale2 » Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:26 pm

Well, I always try to bet big if someone raise than i go all in , and if not i  wait saometimes I loose but more often I win , it depends of the situation tough
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Postby Amor1993 » Sat Jul 29, 2006 6:12 pm

some ppl can play AA slow but most can't, you just have to decide on whether u can or not, i've seen ppl slo play & win a bundle, but i've seen 99% lose slo playing, it's usually a luck thing :)
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Postby Untle1991 » Sat Jul 29, 2006 6:33 pm

When I play AA, or KK..
I'll raise 20% of my chips, or 20% of the highest opponents amount of chips.... whichever is lower...

that should take care of anyone playing JT or 56.. and if someone is playing a pocket pair... they're paying more than they will get in return
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Postby Priefichat » Sat Jul 29, 2006 6:35 pm

Yes.. :)

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Postby Saftever » Sat Jul 29, 2006 10:43 pm

i hate them they get you beat more than you win with them
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Postby Fropriat » Sun Jul 30, 2006 6:33 pm

So mny ppl think so but its really not the case.

but alot of ppl ly thay way and het callss

so w.e works


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