Pocket 2's what do you do?

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Just wondering how/if anyone out there ever play this hand. I never know what to do with it cause it's the lowest pair so I just check BB if it happens to be me. How DO you play pocket 2's?:confused:
 
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I just call and if there is a high raise I fold immediately
 
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In multipot, try to catch a set at an inexpensive price, against a tight competent opponent on a suitable Board, you can try to knock him out of the pot with a check raise in position. But the showdown equity of this hand is very weak, so if the opponent does not give up, you should not go for a big bluff.
 
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In early position I usually try to see the flop cheaply by calling and if someone raises I rather let go of those hands.
 
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Just wondering how/if anyone out there ever play this hand. I never know what to do with it cause it's the lowest pair so I just check BB if it happens to be me. How DO you play pocket 2's?:confused:

Like all things poker the only answer is that it all depends on the situation.
* Are you playing cash table or tourney
* What is your table image
* What is your table position
* What stage of the Tourney
* How many players entered the pot

Whatever is the situation I try to play all my small pairs the same...Very Carefully
 
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This the one of my favorite hand. You have a chance with it. Don't fold it.
 
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Playing very carefully. Just check it. If situation is good on table playing all in.
 
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Here are a few guidelines:

** With 10bb or less, move all-in (if everyone has folded to you) from any position

** If someone raises in late position, move all-in with 22 from the blinds if you have 10-25bb

** Fold 22 from early or middle position with 15-40bb

** Call with 22 facing a limp or prior raise if you're getting 20:1 implied odds or better (this means that you can win 20 times the call amount if you stack your opponent, such as calling a raise to $200 when you have a stack of $4000)
 
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Here are a few guidelines:

** With 10bb or less, move all-in (if everyone has folded to you) from any position

** If someone raises in late position, move all-in with 22 from the blinds if you have 10-25bb

** Fold 22 from early or middle position with 15-40bb

** Call with 22 facing a limp or prior raise if you're getting 20:1 implied odds or better (this means that you can win 20 times the call amount if you stack your opponent, such as calling a raise to $200 when you have a stack of $4000)


That's very specific thank you! Thanks everybody for your reply I will try out some pocket 2's to see how they go!
 
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In multipot, try to catch a set at an inexpensive price, against a tight competent opponent on a suitable Board, you can try to knock him out of the pot with a check raise in position. But the showdown equity of this hand is very weak, so if the opponent does not give up, you should not go for a big bluff.


Yikes, you are right about it being super weak at showdown unless another 2 comes out. No big bluff for sure, way too risky for me. I don't even know if I could get away with a little one with this hand :p
 
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Most of time i fold with 22. :)

Maybe it can win but really hard.
 
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There's no so much detail about your situation. I play pocket 2's depending on my stack, position, and type of opponents. I really like playing pocket 2's in a heads up pot.
 
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Limp to see a cheap flop. If I get raised or faced with a huge bet I fold.
 
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Here are a few guidelines:

** With 10bb or less, move all-in (if everyone has folded to you) from any position

** If someone raises in late position, move all-in with 22 from the blinds if you have 10-25bb

** Fold 22 from early or middle position with 15-40bb

** Call with 22 facing a limp or prior raise if you're getting 20:1 implied odds or better (this means that you can win 20 times the call amount if you stack your opponent, such as calling a raise to $200 when you have a stack of $4000)

thank you so much for this :), Collin Moshman, appreciate it very much
 
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I call hoping to get tripps and fold if there is a raise and not in position.
 
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