ak?

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Yestrion1984
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ak?

Postby Yestrion1984 » Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:28 pm

how should i play ak
all in ?
raise alot?
raise a little?
slow play cal?
i dunno
Posely
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Postby Posely » Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:41 pm

AK is a dead man's hand and if you watch Poker on TV a lot like I do, then you will notice that even they call that hand the BIG SLICK of Death.

It is a Scary hand because it represents so much power, but is beaten 9 out of 10 times it is called.
Frook1971
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Postby Frook1971 » Wed Feb 01, 2006 8:52 pm

What is your position? What was the action before you? What are the blinds? What is your table image?
All of that should be answered first before I can give you my thoughts on what to do?
In general, AK is way overrated in todays game, especially online. It isn't like today's players are laying down that pair of 77's to a decent raise like the old days. I'll generally raise first in, I'll lay it down to large bets or large reraises. It isn't a made hand.
Pred1984
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Postby Pred1984 » Sun Feb 05, 2006 7:42 pm

Also how many people at the table?  AK is a much stronger hand on a short table than a full one
Ustrave
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Postby Ustrave » Sun Feb 05, 2006 8:04 pm

most of the time i like to raise a little and see the flop before i do anything else, then if the flop is good for you go for it, but be aware of the other hand possibilities out there, ie. straight flush etc.

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