This is a discussion on Starting hand selection. within the online poker forums, in the Learning Poker section; I keep a sklanski chart on my desktop, fairly stuck on it for starting hands, but my question to everyone is how much weight should
I guess it depends on severeal differnt factors on hand selection...thats a nice cor of hands for sure. But for me my biggest pots are based on table dynamics ( i play alot of micro mtts) , stack sizes and table reads..
Are you playing cash?
... i think 5k is a pretty small sample size ... not a fan of charts or such really , more about playing the player and position .. the AKs thing is unusual , could be more about the play of the hands then the hands themselves .. maybe post some hand histories and see if there's an issue there , variance is a long term game .. short term anything is possible .. gl
you PRF - can be 100%, but if postflop sucks - it does not matter.
One of the biggest problems is not letting go postflo you KK with a bord that has lush on the flop or Axx
in addition it depends on how you play them AA vs AQs. there will be a difference if you jam Aqs and (smartly) low roll AA for max value
A hand known as trash can become a winning hand if on your flop, turn or river as connected a hand monster .... in michas times AA nomsignificas that you are winner of the hand, I prefer to start a tournament with cards
Of the same suit many players tend to go to big bets and even with A which reduces your outs
I used to have 64s as my fav hand. Made more money with 64s(When i played nitty) than with 99.
Is 64s better than 99 or did i just play better with rags than a vulnerable value hand?
Your optimal style depends on other peoples perception of poker and your game. Some tables playing more than 25% of hands is asking for trouble while some tables let you see every flop unless they have AA or KK. Figure out what you do better than opponents and exploit while looking for more.
It can be mentally exhausting but that's why playing poker 16 hours straight isn't a good choice for most humans.
I agree your sample size is still small. I would also wonder about your sample size of each hand and how it is rated as I am unfamiliar with poker stars rating system. I would not play any of those hands more as quality hands I am sure you are playing enough and marginal hands will likely even out costing you money.