This is a discussion on Small/Mid Pocket Pair within the online poker forums, in the Tournament Poker section; Is set mining worth the chips? I know it can be a big payday if you hit but you don't more often.
Depends on the situation your in. Set mining is plus EV in some situations and others its not worth it. Lets say early in position and there is a raise i would fold most pocket pairs 22 to 66 and play 77 up.. If first to act i raise all pocket pairs.. defending blinds i would call with all pocket pairs
7th February 2017, 9:03 PM
re: Poker & Small/Mid Pocket Pair
I think position is the most important thing, if EP I just fold them, in mid / late you can open them or limp behind or even call an open.
Consider them as Suited Conns and avoid to invest more than 5 / 7 % of your stack pre...