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.
Is set mining worth the chips? I know it can be a big payday if you hit but you don't more often.
7th February 2017, 8:41 PM
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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...