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Postby Onceinge » Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:36 pm

i agree that most times suited connectors can get you into trouble, but hands like 910 suited always seem to come out on top for me and seem to hit for me very often
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Postby Muct1974 » Wed Sep 20, 2006 4:12 pm

I also love to play the suited connectors,I prefere the smaller ones like 2 3,etc. almost always hit straights and flushes.
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Postby Alis1974 » Sat Sep 30, 2006 7:09 am

If you pay close attention to when during the game the pros play suited connectors, it's usually short handed (6 or less) or in late postition (on the button or 2nd last position. They usually don't play anything below J10s out of position shorthanded, and nothing lower than AKs in early position at a full table, unless of course they're a super-agressive style player.
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Postby Imar1992 » Sat Sep 30, 2006 12:05 pm

madman20 wrote:yeah...i think that tv is alot of deception.  They pretty much only show you the hands where there is actio0n or it is a big rivaly between two players and they are in the hand.  Suited Connectors can get you into alot of trouble if they arnt played right.  I almost never play them unless i am in late position and it is late in the game.  Early stages of a tourny i will just trow this hand away.

I cant agree more unless they are high cards
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Postby Stom1971 » Sat Sep 30, 2006 2:02 pm

i play suited connectors according the ppl in the table.if there are low than 5, i play those often..
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Postby Fortiond » Sat Sep 30, 2006 3:10 pm

Suited connectors are decent starting hands but if you dont get a real good portion on the flop, you have to fold them.  I find they typically hit about 25% of the time so be careful playing them and know when to lay it down.
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Postby Diater » Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:39 am

i agree that suited connectors should only be played if you're late in betting position and costs nothing more than the bb.  you have to be careful with flush draws though if your connectors aren't high cards.

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Postby Mitimen » Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:28 pm

I love to play the suited connectors as well.  Preferrable in late position, but if I can get my chips in for realatively cheap then that's all the better.  They do seem to hit more often then the higher AK, AQ, etc etc.

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Postby Hathow » Sat Nov 04, 2006 4:58 pm

I see so many people play low card suited connectors and get hurt most of the time.  The amount of outs increase so much with higher suited connectors that I fold any that do not include a picture.  At least that way pairing up is still a viable hand.
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Postby Whentlet » Sat Nov 04, 2006 9:38 pm

I wouldn't play em unless i'm in the blind or in dealer position.Basically this is a game of pairs.unless you have some over cards u will lose. good hands,flushes,straights etc don't come as often as u think.High cards are your best option for winning.
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Postby Lanceire » Sat Nov 04, 2006 10:03 pm

I play suited connectors as well. I will at least see the flop before I proceed.

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