Tag: hand quizzes

Oct 12 2020

Poker Quiz: Call or Fold with Nut Flush Draw?

Oct 12 2020 Published at Blog - Exceptional Poker.com under tags  hand quizzes

The Situation:We’re in a loose-aggressive 6-max $50NL online cash game. Everyone has ~$50 stacks. We are in late position with A♠-K♠. A loose- aggressive player in the under-the-gun (UTG) seat open-raises to $2. We re- raise to $6, and the villain calls. The flop is 3♠-4♠-9♦. The villain checks and we bet $9 into the pot. The villain check-raises us all-in....

Sep 21 2020

Poker Quiz: Trip Kings and Top Kicker. Should We Find a Fold?

Sep 21 2020 Published at Blog - Exceptional Poker.com under tags  hand quizzes

The Situation:We’re in a $2/$5 NL cash game. Everyone has $600 stacks. A tight-passive player limps in early position. It is folded to us in the big blind. We have A♥-K♦ and we raise to $20. The limper calls. We are heads up and see a flop of 3♦-Q♥-K♣. We bet $30. The limper calls. The turn is the K♠. We bet...

Sep 07 2020

Poker Quiz: Should We Play Ace-Ten Offsuit in Early Position?

Sep 07 2020 Published at Blog - Exceptional Poker.com under tags  hand quizzes

The Situation:We have been dealt offsuit Ace-Ten in the under-the-gun (UTG) seat at a full-ring $2/$5 table at a local casino. We’re a winning player at these stakes and clearly the best player at the table. Click Image to Enlarge. The Question:The action is on us. Should we play this hand or not? (a) Yes, play the hand!(b) No, fold...

Aug 24 2020

Poker Quiz: Flopped Bottom Set on Coordinated Board Facing Significant Villain Aggression

Aug 24 2020 Published at Blog - Exceptional Poker.com under tags  hand quizzes

The Situation:We’re in a live $2/$5 NL cash game at a local casino. Everyone has full 100bb ($500) stacks at the start of the hand. One player limp-opens in early position. We limp behind in late position with 4♥-4♠. The small blind folds and the big blind checks. The flop is 4♦-5♥-7♣. Gin! We’ve flopped bottom set.The big blind leads out...

Aug 10 2020

Poker Quiz: What Does Our Opponent Have?

Aug 10 2020 Published at Blog - Exceptional Poker.com under tags  hand quizzes

The Situation:We’re in a tough $2/$5 NL cash game with $500 stacks. We limp under-the-gun (UTG) with A♦-K♦. A tight-aggressive player on our left raises to $25. The action folds back around to us and we re-raise to $100. The villain thinks for a minute and then calls. The flop comes out A♠-A♣-4♠. We bet $80. He pauses again and then calls....

Jul 27 2020

Poker Quiz: Ace-Queen OOP Facing Preflop Bet and 3Bet

Jul 27 2020 Published at Blog - Exceptional Poker.com under tags  hand quizzes

The Situation:We’re sitting in a $2/$5NL full-ring cash game at a smaller Las Vegas casino. Everyone has $500 stacks. An unknown mid-position (MP) player open-raises to $20. A tight player on the button re-raises to $80. The small blind folds. We are in the big blind and look down to see A♦-Q♦.The Question: Click Image to Enlarge The action is on...

Jul 13 2020

Poker Quiz: Pair of Eights OOP Facing Preflop Bet and 3Bet

Jul 13 2020 Published at Blog - Exceptional Poker.com under tags  hand quizzes

The Situation:We are in the big blind in a full-ring $2/$5 cash game at a local casino. Everyone is deep-stacked with roughly $1000 in front of them. A normally-passive player in middle position (MP) open-raises to $20. The action folds to a TAg player on the button, who 3bets to $40. The small blind folds. We look down and see 8♥-8♦. Click...

Jun 15 2020

Poker Quiz: Set of Eights Facing Inexperienced Tight-Aggressive Villain

Jun 15 2020 Published at Blog - Exceptional Poker.com under tags  hand quizzes

The Situation:You’re playing in a full-ring cash game at a local casino. The blinds are $2 and $5 and everyone has close to 100bb stacks. A very tight and inexperienced player in the UTG+1 seat open-raises to $20. The action folds to you on the button. You look down and see 8♣-8♠. You decide to call and try to hit a set...

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