Hold 'Em Percentage

January 08, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker Tips

Calculate your Texas Hold ‘Em Percentages

Hold’em Starting Cards Ranked by Winning Percentage
The following hold em percentage chart contains every 2-card possible combination you can be dealt in Texas Hold’em. The hands are arranged by largest hole card and first include a section of pairs. Each poker hand will be followed by its long-term winning percentage (out of 100, of course) against a specific number of opponents holding random cards. To find a hand, look it up by its largest card and calculate your hold ‘em percentage.

Hold ‘Em Percentages Charts

Average Winning Percentage (out of 100) with Pairs

CARDS

# of Opponents

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

AA

85

73

64

56

49

43

39

31

KK

82

69

58

50

43

38

33

29

QQ

80

65

54

45

38

33

28

25

JJ

78

61

49

40

34

29

25

22

1010

75

58

45

36

30

25

22

19

99

72

54

41

33

26

22

19

17

88

69

50

38

29

24

20

18

16

77

66

46

34

26

21

19

16

15

66

63

43

32

25

20

17

15

14

55

60

40

29

22

19

16

14

13

44

57

37

25

21

17

15

14

13

33

54

34

24

19

16

15

14

13

22

50

31

22

18

16

14

13

13

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Tournament Poker Tips

January 03, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker Tips

These tournament poker tips will help players who have never played a hand online as well as those with experience who want to learn to play better.

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While poker has been consistently played for over 100 years, poker tournaments have gained increasing popularity over the last number of years, and the number of online searches for tournament poker tips has greatly increased. Much of it can be attributed to an increase in television coverage. In 1972, the grand prize at the World Series of Poker (a $10k buy-in) was only $80,000. In 2005, Joseph Hachem took home $7.5 million. The reason for this drastic increase in prize money is the number of players that have entered tournaments. In 1972, only 8 players entered the world series of poker, while 839 entered in 2003.

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How to Bet in Poker

January 01, 2010 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Poker Tips

How to Bet in Poker

Check, Call, Raise

One of the basics involved in learning how to play poker is to understand how to bet in poker. If you’re the first to act in a game with antes, you can pass the bet or you can bet. If you decide to bet into a pot, you can just announce that you’d like to bet. Or, you can move the chips in the amount of your bet forward in front of you. The next player can call your bet, raise the bet, or fold it.

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