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Good afternoon?
How to predict that a pair of 2 can beat a pair of As in UTG?
 
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22 will beat AA on average 20% of the time.

Just so happens that 100% of that 20% is always against you.
I have seen AA hold up against 22, but not when I've had it.
 
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The chances of you winning with 22 if the opponent has AA are pretty slim. Considering that your opponent does not improve at all, you can beat him with a set, straight or flush. But 22 UTG, especially if you are in very early stages of a tournament, I would try to keep the pot small.
 
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The answer is "lucky". You have no control over it even if it's only ~20% chance - it's poker.
 
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Bem, meus amigos.
Na última carta, outro 2 saiu e venceram com um trinca.
Pelo menos eu nunca estaria apostando esperando uma trinca com 22, eu teria desistido desde o início.
Quem, em sã consciência, apostaria todas as suas fichas em um 22. Simplesmente muito louco.
 
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Good afternoon?
How to predict that a pair of 2 can beat a pair of As in UTG?
Anyone who can predict this will probably not answer your question. Such situations happen and it is absolutely normal. If it upsets you a lot, then that's a problem, but it's only a problem for you. Do not accept failures and difficulties emotionally, be calm, patient, and just play the right way :)
 
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I just had someone crack my kings yesterday calling with 22, of course they hit a set and probably thought this was a great play calling that much with 22... and I'm perfectly happy to let them continue thinking that since they will lose 80% of the time👍
 
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It all depends, like usual.

I jammed yesterday with AKo from SB because I was short.

And BB called with 22.

So a clear 50/50.

There was no A or K for 22 won.
 
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I find it so hard to play 22 that I only play in steal positions, at most in High Jack.
 
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you'll win 17% with a pair of 22 against AA so this happens very often in poker when you're older but you lose the way poker math works
 
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Well, my friends.
On the last card, another two came out and won with a crack.
At least I'd never be betting expecting a crack at 22, I would have given up from the start.
Who, in good conscience, would bet all their chips on a 22. Just too crazy.
don't assume people at a poker table are in their right minds!! :oops:
I have had my aces cracked by worse.:oops:
online poker is brutal. things like that are a daily occurrence.

ours is not to wonder why
ours is only do or die
 
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Playing poker is about learning how hard is the inevitability of odds...
 
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22 I can still accept, but today I had my KK cracked by 78o...2 pair and that happened several times.....VERY VERY bad day today FFS....now I need some sympathy and brotherly affection....will someone please make me a nice cup of tea and a sandwich....PLEASE ???
 
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