Do you have a hand that seems to be your "hex hand?"

roundcat

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Do you have a hand that you always seem to lose with and/or get beaten with? Mine is A9. I try not to play it at all, but in those late position, desperately short stacked situations it's certainly worth shoving in with.

I almost always lose with this hand... or in an all-in situation against someone else holding A9, I get beat by it. It doesn't seem to matter whether it starts out as a favorite or not.

I was all in tonight with A9 twice. I was *SHOCKED* the first time to end up making quad aces... plus a 9 on the river, as if I needed it. I'm sure that sucked up all my A9 luck for the rest of my life, though, and I was later knocked out of the tournament with another blasted A9. It was ahead before the flop but, alas, not after.
 
Stefanicov

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mine is 10 8 suited i alays seem to flop a monster only to be sucked out on
 
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Mine is A 10, no doubt. It's too good not to play, but not good enough to be very proud of. And I'm sure it's just because of my negative feelings for the hand, but it seems like A 10 beats me way more than probabilities and statistics allow against AJ, AQ, AK, JJ, QQ, KK... :mad:
 
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Jacks, i just dont know what to do with them. :(
 
buckster436

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Pocket Jacks, i hate them and will fold to any raise,,,,,,,buck:eek:
 
heatfan03

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definetly jacks they are horrible i agree with the above poster fold to any raise.
 
stormswa

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I disagree with JJ I raise them to any raise before me.
 
t1riel

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J, 10. I never win with it and everyone falls in love with it. Theycall, raise and go all in with it. It's the most overrated hand in Hold em.
 
mrsnake3695

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I don't know why everyone is so afraid of JJ. If your look at true stats i think you will find it wins more than loses.

Anyway going back to the original question. No wait, one more thing A-9 A-10, of course they are hands you hate that's why you shouldn't be playing them. They are trap hands just like K-j or Q-10. Fold, I just don't play them except when on a steal or resteal and then the cards aren't important.
 
arkadiy

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JJ is a horrible hand, anyone who calls will have AK AQ and always hit something and you lose :( At least that's what happens for me....

I love A 10, and it loves me :D
 
HartAttack3

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for some reason a-j just never wins for me, i have better luck with a-9 and a-10 lol. I also hate Jacks, im never happy to see them because Ill raise, and an overcard hits the flop, or the site messes with me and gives me a set witha suited flop lol.
 
tnt72

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Mine is 10 9s, I have donated my share of chips with this beauty. So now I try to stay away from it,but more times than not.. I fold and flop comes 78J or TT9..lol:eek: Good thread Roundcat:D
 
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Mine is JTs, which I can't seem to fold EVER before the flop. In some situations its a very playable hand but I abuse it.
 
rob5775

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for some reason a-j just never wins for me, i have better luck with a-9 and a-10 lol. I also hate Jacks, im never happy to see them because Ill raise, and an overcard hits the flop, or the site messes with me and gives me a set witha suited flop lol.


Funny, according to my PT stats after AA - AJ is my winningest hand(!?). Honestly it seems I get my behind kicked with AQ. I either get my raise re-raised preflop, or completely miss on the flop and have my CB raised. Either way, I rarely hit and seem to always be in a awkward position with that hand.

And Snake never answered the question in his post.
 
aliengenius

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Thinking you have a "hex" hand is bad luck....
 
belladonna05

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not exactly a certain pair of cards, but i cant resist chasing a double belly buster plus the flush draw too...odds seem so good but miss more then I hit
 
belladonna05

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oh and as for jacks...ive layed them down so much after calling raises that i think my new way is all in and go down in flames lol
 
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Pocket Q's. Just lost another hand to an idiot who called my preflop raise with A rag.
 
NineLions

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Okay, got you all beat :)

KK. I've only had 4 real down session in ring games the last two weeks. Each time it was KK, running into AA. Each time I got all in preflop or on the low flop and got stacked or nearly so.


Why does no one ever get KK when I have AA? The last time I remember it happening, a K came on the flop and I was dead.


:(


Hey, this thread is good luck! As I finished typing, my AA just got called by KK, and I hit an A on the flop to boot! Only a VIP freeroll this time, but maybe things are looking up.
 
beardyian

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AJ :evil: - horrible horrible horrible

Early, late or in the blinds - horrible :mad:
 
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pocket 10's are the death of me....i would vote to get rid of every ten in the deck if i could
 
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