Betting on QQ In No Limit Texas Hold em

by Carmelo on March 18th, 2013

Whilst there may be no argument that Queen, Queen is one of the most powerful beginning hands in no limit Texas hold em, it also may be challenging to wager on correctly. The trademark of a excellent player is one who can win massive pots though losing modest ones. What this means is that the perfect players minimize their losses when they do lose a side and maximize their profit once they win. QQ is one of the beginning fingers that separate the winning gamblers and the losing ones.

When that you are first to act or the first gambler who hasn’t limped into the pot, you should raise most of the time. You will find two reasons for this. The very first is you do not want anyone to see the flop for affordable, specifically palms with an Ace and little kicker. The 2nd reason is that you have to do everything you can to locate the power within your opponents hands. By raising, if one of one’s opponents re-raises and/or moves all in, you will possess a tough conclusion to generate, except you might be able to get away from the palm in the event you think your challenger has AA or KK. This is the absolute worst position to be in. In addition, Queen, Queen plays very best in opposition to one or 2 opponents. You need to maintain all of the pre flop raises roughly the exact same to not give away the power of your respective side, usually three or four times the major blind.

Wagering QQ soon after the flop is usually straightforward. If you’ve got proven energy by raising pre flop, continue to show strength until one of one’s opponents convinces you that they possess a superior hand. This includes when an Ace hits on the flop. You must wager to represent an Ace in your hand. Should you verify, that you are giving your opponents permission to steal the pot from you, as you will have to fold to a bet. After you wager and an challenger calls or raises, you then must determine if they truly have a superior hands or not. In most cases they’ll possess a superior hand because you might have shown energy 2 periods and they really should respect your hand, unless you have been wagering too loose.

You will discover a few circumstances by which I will test after the flop. They the two happen when I am in the hand with an aggressive challenger and I feel I’ve the best hand. The initial is when a Queen hits to the flop giving me trips. By checking, rarely will a absolutely free card hurt me if my challenger doesn’t bet and this gives them a chance to bluff off extra chips to me. The other situation is when the flop doesn’t have an Ace and appears ragged. My plan when this occurs would be to move all in when my challenger wagers right after I check. There’s danger in both of these scenarios, specially the later one. Your opponent might have hit a set, in which case you will probably be drawing practically dead. Having said that, I’ve found that the times they can’t beat my side far outweigh the periods they can, so these scenarios are profitable.

The key to each of these is that you simply must be certain your challenger will take the bait and bet. Giving absolutely free cards is usually harmful. I tend not to do this when two cards of the very same suit are on the flop unless I did flop a set. After you flop a set, you’ve many outs to a full house, even against a flush. The other thing is that these plays tend not to work incredibly well towards the most effective competition. They will respect your palm and might be less likely to bluff at the pot right after you test until you do a fantastic job of acting weak. Soon after showing pre flop strength, this is typically difficult.

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