How do you get into a game with a small pair of hands?

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How do you get into a game with a small pair of hands?
What about bet size?
 
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I mix it up so you don't know what I have. EVER I limp with aa and 22. Sometime I go all in with 22 and aa. Makes it hard for the people you play against each day to know what you have!
 
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For me it depends my position on the table when I have a small pair. Watch how those ahead of me bid and then decide what to do with them.
 
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Usually if I open it's for 2.5-3.x. Doesn't Really matter the hand. I really want to see flops.
 
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Also depends on the aggressiveness of your opponents. Adjust your bet sizing based on position and opponent betting patterns. A small pair is really strong against a tight player. Not so much against an aggressive maniac.
 
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it depends on many factors like the level of blinds, your position at the table, your stack, etc. in early position a small raise like 2-3bb is usually a reasonable play. limping might also be a good choice. in middle or late position raising 2-3 bb is better than limping in most cases taking into account that you will be most likely the last player to act postflop.
 
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positioning on the table

How do you get into a game with a small pair of hands?
What about bet size?



generally i play position with small pairs because they almost always lose every time, and it also depends on the blinds so early on in the game ill play with a wider range and later on ill tighten up my gameplay
 
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It depends if I have 22 and I have the big blind I usually call, but if I am at the final table with 22 I play him all in, or call anyone.
 
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I do not enter. I take care of my stack. Once via Doyle Brunson folded with a pair of 88, and the TV commentator was astonished, but I was impressed that several K's and A's appeared on the flop, and Brunson avoided losing chips and wondering what the hell to do. Good hands, you enter, bad hands, you fold.:cool::cool:
 
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