The Ladies or Big Slick

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Howdy folks! When low in chips and have to go all-in, which hole cards would u rather have? The Beautiful Ladies (QQ) or Big Slick (AK)? Let us know.
 
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Ladies all the way.

This is because it has more equity against the regular calling range of a jam.

Let's assume villian will call with a range like this. It will be more narrow or wide deepening on the size of jam, positions and type of player:
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And let's have a look at our equity against this range:
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I prefer AK, probably te wrong choice and look at the previous post statistically the wrong choice. But that's just what I prefer.
 
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I think I’d rather have the ladies in that situation but would be happy to have either when low in chips.
 
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Before the flop, the probabilities of a win are higher with pocket queens. Basicly, on that board, the opponent holding a big slick have eight outs to win.
 
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I prefer the pair of ladies in any situation... and that variance is on my side.
 
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Before the flop, the probabilities of a win are higher with pocket queens. Basicly, on that board, the opponent holding a big slick have eight outs to win.
Big slick x QQ have 6 outs not 8.

Remember to not count the outs in your hand!
 
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I prefer AK, probably te wrong choice and look at the previous post statistically the wrong choice. But that's just what I prefer.
Thank you. Most will obviously select QQ due to higher odds but I have this old friend that also do not prefer the ladies (Queens) in the hand of which he deems unlucky for him. I did wanted to find out if there are others like him that just want to defy the odds. As he says, anyway its gambling.
 
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Sometimes all you need is luck. Big Slick firing on both cylinders and The Ladies have lost their spice?
Share your encounters with AK & QQ!
Ak1
 
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Depending from the situation. A strong pair is something you already have in your hands and you don't have to expect the A or the K. But if A or K appears then you need another Q. Anyway I think that more desirable is the AK, because it has more prospects.
 
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Did You Know?
Big Slick is a common nickname for the poker hand ace-king. According to legend, the hand was previously called Santa Barbara after the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill, and over time it changed to simply Big Slick.
 
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Pocket queens all the way. Pocket queens will be dominating any and all pairs underneath them. Ak is will be a underdog to any under pair and wont win unless it improves. Both are really good hands but i will take the lady's any day over AK.
 
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QQ but lately I lose with them, I think they are haunted lol, but if I definitely stay with QQ for me they have a little more chance although anything can happen
 
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Thank you. Most will obviously select QQ due to higher odds but I have this old friend that also do not prefer the ladies (Queens) in the hand of which he deems unlucky for him. I did wanted to find out if there are others like him that just want to defy the odds. As he says, anyway its gambling.
Cool to see an Axie Infinity player here. Are you still playing? I play Origin and I'm accumulating to buy a competitive team in the future...
 
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In the proposed scenario, I prefer QQ. It's a top pair and already formed pre-flop. AK is a very good hand but still relies on the board to win.
 
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Cool to see an Axie Infinity player here. Are you still playing? I play Origin and I'm accumulating to buy a competitive team in the future...
Howdy! Yup, playing Origins but no real plan of advancing teams. :)
 
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The pocket queen is already a made hand, so I prefer it!!!
 
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QQ always...
Howdy folks! When low in chips and have to go all-in, which hole cards would u rather have? The Beautiful Ladies (QQ) or Big Slick (AK)? Let us know.
 
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