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Playing Pocket Q’s in NL Texas Holdem

Playing Pocket Q’s in NL Texas Holdem

Nov 30, 2009

Of course, we all like to look down and see Q-Q dealt to us. It doesn’t matter whether it is a cash game, SnG or a MTT, you have a pretty good idea of how you are going to treat Q-Q pre-flop. But, how are you going to play it after the flop? Briefly, lets cover some pre flop options. Obviously, you are goign to raise with it. If someone raises first, you...

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Poker Odds Calculator

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