Texas Hold’em Techniques – Top-Ranked Starting Hands

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One of the biggest problems that I encountered when I initial got into Texas hold’em was figuring out what cards to wager on in what Position. Typically I would obtain burned on a hand that I thought was a very good starting hand. Come to find out they were excellent hands, just not in the placement I was wagering them from. Here is a pretty basic list of what type of hands to wager on and what placement it is suitable to play them in. Bear in mind this chart doesn’t factor in raises or suits.

Wager on From Any Position

Ace, Ace King, King QQ JJ TT 99 Eight, Eight AK AQ Ace, Jack Ace, Ten King, Queen KJ

Bet on Mid to Late Location

66 Five, Five KT Queen, Jack Queen, Ten Jack Ten

Play in Late Position Only

Ace, Nine A8 A7 King, Nine King, Eight Q9 Jack, Nine Jack, Eight Ten, Nine T8 98 97

If you are just starting to bet on poker, playing these hands at the suggested positions will assist you usually be in a safe position before the flop. As your game progresses, you’ll be able to add far more hands to this list and know how to wager on them in particular situations. Should you be just beginning to play cards, I would recommend betting for nickels and dimes at house or for no cost at an internet poker site. Poker sites are nice because you obtain to see several far more hands per hour than you do at residence. Some goods websites to play for free of cost are UltimateBet and PartyPoker.com.

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