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Learn Texas Hold Em- Lesson Nine

 

Starting Hands Tables

 
Phil Hellmuth’s How to play Poker like the Pros starting table

Tier Hands Category Our advice
1 AA, KK, QQ, AKs, AK Top 12 Hands Raise/re-raise(never call)
2 JJ, TT, 99 Top 12 hands Raise(or call if raised)
3 AQs, 88, 77 Top 12 Hands Raise(or call if raised)
4 AJs, ATs, A9s, A8s Majority Play Hands A? J? 6? 4? 2?
5 A7s, A6s, A5s, A4s, A3s, A2s, KQs, KQ Majority Play Hands Call if raised, fold if re-reraised
6 QJs, JTs, T9s, 98s, 87s, 76s, 65s Suited Connectors Call, fold if raised/re-reraised

 
Sklansky’s groups

Tier Hands Our advice
1 AA, KK, QQ, JJ, AKs Raise/re-raise(never call)
2 TT, AQs, AJs, AK, KQs Raise(or call if raised)
3 ATs, KJs, AQ, 99, QJs, KTs Raise(or call if raised)
4 88, QTs, A9s, AJ, JTs, KQ, A8s, AT Call if raised, fold is reraised
5 K9s, A7s, KJ, A5s, Q9s, T9s Call, fold if raised/re-raised
6 77, J9s, A6s, QJ, A4s, KT Call, fold if raised/re-raised
7 QT, A3s, K8s, JT, A2s, Q8s Fold if beginner. Otherwise…call, fold if raised/re-raised
8 T8s, K7s, 98s, 66, J8sT Fold if beginner. Otherwise…call, fold if raised/re-raised

 

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