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My Strategy Tips
I believe in poker the way I believe in the American Dream. Poker is good for you. It enriches the soul, sharpens the intellect, heals the spirit, and – when played well, nourishes the wallet. ~Lou Krieger

If you want to gain a wider experience in the poker game you should know all its variants. Rocket Stud provide valuable information about stud poker.

A, K is considered one of the best hands in poker. This hand provides you the advantage to get the highest equity in most situations. Bear in mind that you should realize this advantage after the flop, not before. Knowing the flop will allow you to get out with minimum losses, if that is the case.
To call with A, K draw is not a very good idea. It should be applied only in the following situations:

  1. If you want to lure your opponent into a trap with absolute nuts.
  2. When you feel that your opponent is bluffing but there is a chance that he has a better hand. In this case, the most important thing is to control the pot.

This way you can minimize your loss, in case you made a mistake in reading your opponent’s hand.

Excluding these two situations, you should always bet, raise or fold with A, K draw hand. In case the opponent has a better hand, you’ll get out and decrease your losses. In case he has a weaker hand, you’ll increase the pot.

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