FAVORITE STARTING HAND

motorcity1957

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what is your favorite 2 hole cards.
i have a couple, and would you believe it is not A-A ??
1 of my favorite starting hands is Q-J off-suit
another is pocket 10's
i'm not saying these are great hole cards, they are just favorite starting hands.
what is your favorite starting hand???
 

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Toasted_Luck

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I'd have to go with A Q of spades...i love them, they've been real good to9 me. I also like A Q just suited...but the spades always win for me!:D
 
brutus

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Q 10 sooooooted and kings are usually good to me, although Q 10 got me busted earlier today:(
 
naruto_miu

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Well i have acouple, but if i'd only have to choose 2 then it would have to be, 7/8 suited, and 10/9 suited.
 
benevg

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i would say everyone always wants and likes aces, but that doesn't have to mean you are having fun playing them. personally, i would go with K9 or Q9 right now. :)
 
Tygran

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Favorite sentimental hand is 5T suited

Won my first ever MTT (big one anyway) with that hand . For some reason that hand has been good to me.
 
smerald

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QK of hearts, pocket aces works just as well.
 
ratmantoo

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Im sure Ive posted to this one before but Im not here.

Anyway have a couple but A 10 or J 3 in hearts seem to be good to me.

Funnily enough Ive had lots of success with 67 unsuited for some strange reason. Board seems to come with an 5 high flush giving me the nuts:D:D. Had this happen twice in a tourney and doubled up both times:).
 
Dotde

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I'd have to go with A Q of spades...

How dare you? That's MY favorite hand. :eek: I've never lost a hand with AQ of spades.

Of course, you also have to go for the 69s, and Jack King off. =O
 
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Easy easy question, any small pair, ANY. Easy to get away from, gold mines when you have a set.
 
K_Kahne_Fan

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8-3 or K-4 (suited or not)

And almost any BB if I can catch a BB special and nail someone :D
 
zachvac

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My 2 favorite hands: AA, KK, although according to pokertracker it should be KK, AKo, KQs, JJ, QQ (highest profit/hand). AA loses money for me actually, but only because of the recent hand where I lost $10 with it (posted it here) and another hand where I had doubled up (had around $20) and happened to run into QQ who flopped a Q to the only person who had me covered. I'm winning most hands with AA, but as the saying goes I'm winning small pots and losing big ones. Only down $1.75 though. But yeah, my favorite starting hands tend to be the ones that generate the most profit. Just my preference.
 
OzExorcist

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I'd happily take AA every hand
 
Effexor

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It's a well proven fact that 84 offsuit is by far the strongest starting hand. Sklansky even altered his hand rankings to include a group thats above AA preflop. (It's group 11, as in "Yes, but ours goes to eleven")

Proof:

https://www.cardschat.com/forum/general-poker-13/kd-8-4-off-finally-75526/

https://www.cardschat.com/forum/pok...oesnt-work-83-thats-not-immortal-silly-73960/

https://www.cardschat.com/forum/poker-goals-challenges-wins-46/omg-kd-right-about-84o-thx-74189/

And even the pros are catching on to the ultimate power:

https://www.cardschat.com/forum/general-poker-13/mighty-84-off-suit-74908/
 
rob5775

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I like "draw 4" and "skip". "reverse" is also good to have in your hand. I get to "UNO"! much faster with those cards.






Oh, this was hold 'em. How many of this threads are there?
 
Cheetah

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Small pairs. When you hit a set, you often get to stack someone. With big pairs you rarely get a lot of action and when you do, you are usually beat.
 
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Two favorites for me:

1. 72o - Statistically speaking I never play this hand wrong
2. KK - don't really know why, but it seems to pay out to me more often than AA. Probably because I remember all the times my Aces get cracked and not my Kings.
 
NetterMann

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I like AJ and A10 and every small pair (cause i always get in trouble if i have a high pair and the flop shows overcards)
 
zachvac

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1. 72o - Statistically speaking I never play this hand wrong



lol, got a point here. You lose money when you make mistakes right (think the quote is the other way around but that's true as well)? If you told someone there was a hand in which they would almost never play differently whether the cards were face up or face down, most people would like it. Until you tell them that it's the worst hand in poker :).
 
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