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is 2 2 a good hand?

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topple

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i read that in 100000 hands heads up 2 2 beat a k more than not....any comments?
 
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pair of ducks - any pair its good enought to see the flop - i ussually dont play it slow coz any one can win then
 
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Pocket 2s, is worth going forward for I would say if the Blinds are very high and no one has raised the pot, but if you dont get any luck on the flop, its not worth going for unless everyone checks or you out bluff them :)
 
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pocket duces are good if u can get in cheap and see the flop if theres nothing on the flop for u fold them

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Heads up....a pair of deuces is a monster....any pair heads-up is an absolute monster.
 
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buckster436 said:
pocket duces are good if u can get in cheap and see the flop if theres nothing on the flop for u fold them

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I agree....if I'm in late position I'll make a small raise to the limpers to steal the blinds...
heads up bet 1/2 pot usually works:)
 
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I only limp in with 22, the odds of hitting a set are not good at all, and any other hand has at least one overcard (95% of the time two). So basically the only time you are a favorite preflop with 22 is if you are heads up against a player with two overcards. If there is a multi-way pot, more possible overcards are added to the mix of the ones that could beat you. Also, any pocket pair absolutely owns 22.
 
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Usually just call 2's before the flop

Unless of course you are heads up, or in late position. And whatever you do, don't get cute. That goes for any pocket pair pre-flop.
 
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When ever I have low pocket pairs (2, 3, 4, or 5) I always get suckered in and lose on any hand cuz basically any pair would beat them
That's why i hate low pocket pairs unless you flop a set.
 
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22

is there any reason to go on with 22-

low pocket pr. after flop?? when you do not hit.

for example-a mim. raise, or lots of

callers, like 5ppl, or maybe if you

think bettor is try to pick up pot??

thanks for any ideas.

donvic
 
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I have done better with 22 then AA. Fact! :'(
 
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pocket 2s is not a very good hand, against terrible players it may be good if u know theyre bluffing or a 2 hits the board.. other than that it sucks
 
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I usually fold pocket 2's unless I am playing heads up. Why spend the blind when you know you will fold after the flop unless you hit another 2 which is rare. I just don't even try to play them. I would rather have a J 10 or 89.
 
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I love a pair of ducks. If your in position and are paying a cheap flop, then you will get good pot odds.

If no set is flopped, then it's an easy fold. When a set does fall (with an ace or king on the board), you will likely win big cash. Hopefully you don't run into a higher set, straight, or flush. I'd bet hard against any potential draws.
 
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heads up might be worth a big bet but in a full ring game in early position (depending on the table) I would probally just let them go. because any card on the board can pretty much pair up and stomp you in the dirt.
 
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2/2 no thank you ...

Dangerous one about the people are thinking oh yeah i got a pair and come in to high.... Just one hit of another and you're screwed....
 
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Don't ever play 22... It's the Death cards... They are the spawn of satan... They will steal food from your children's mouths!!!
 
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I have l;ost so many times with 22 it's not funny... Tried slow playing, tried raising pre flop, the only thing that works for me is tossing them
 
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22 is only good heads up or if you can see a cheap flop and hit a set. Other than that they are pure muck.
 
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with dueces i will usually just call if i am not short stack, and if i hit a set on the flo[p i will stay in otherwiase i am out, if i am short stack i will push all in
 
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I call 2 2 doo-doo for a reason, it's a shitty starting hand. It's worth seeing the flop of course, cuz you never know when that rare trip will appear, but don't pay too much to see the flop. Just remember, anyone at that table could pair anything on the flop and that would immediately beat you--it's tough--pocket pairs are always seductive, but this one always seems to bring me more pain than pleasure.:s:
 
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iono i had pocket 2's not all that good cause they are the lowest cards.... so i profer not to go with them
 
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KA vs 2 2 Is 49% to 51% odds to win, if I'm not mistaken.

KA (Suited) is the best possible non pair hand.
 
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I don't like 2 2.

If you don't get a 2, you're pretty much dead, at least in a 10 person table.

You can't get a higher pair, you can't get a flush unless four of the suit come up, in which case someone else most likely beats your 2 of that suit, you will probably not get a straight.

Of course, it IS a pocket pair, so if I can get in to the flop cheaply, I do.
 
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topple said:
i read that in 100000 hands heads up 2 2 beat a k more than not....any comments?
i love playing 2 2 especially if i can limp into the pot and hope i flop a 2...
 
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