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Poker Scare Cards Faq

1. Is it necessary, while playing poker games, to keep track of the cards?
Yes, especially the low cards.

2. Why?
Because there are many situations where you may need one or more cards to make your hand or you will need to know how live some cards are to determine whether it is possible that a rival will a particular hand.

3. Example?
Assume you have a six-high straight and are thinking that a rival may have split with you or a wheel. Recalling the cards will have a great effect on whether you should jam or not.

4. What about those cards which you do not see?
You can deduce a big deal about them.

5. Example?
Suppose that someone starts with a low card up, which means that he is going low. If he folds after chasing another low card, like a deuce - which may have given him four good cards - you can conclude that two deuces are gone.

Scare Cards

1. Do scare cards help your hand in stud eight or better?

2. Why?
This is because these hands are less concealed in eight or better than they are in high-only seven-card stud.

3. Be specific.
Hands in stud eight or better are possible to built around the upcard.

An Excellent poker Play

1. Assume you started with four low cards and are playing heads up against an average high hand, like the high pair. You are worried that your rival has put you one these four low cards. What will you do if you chase a high card on fifth street?
You can check-raise.

2. What the other players will think?
They will think that you have a high hand.

3. What if your rival thinks you have made trips or two high pair?
He might throw his hand away.

4. What if he calls and you make an open pair?
You can bet and there is a good chance that he will fold.

5. What if you chase another low card?
Your rival will continue to play, although he may go out if he is afraid of a straight.

6. What if you chase a garbage card?
You should check and your rival will put you on a four-card straight and will bet.

7. What next would you do?
You should check-raise him again.

8. What exactly will happen if your rival calls?
He is not likely to pay off on the river.

9. What if your rival do not bet on sixth street?
Then this play will not be a successful play.

Another Good poker Play

1. In a three-way pot on fifth street, assume one player has a high poker hand, you have four low cards and make a small open pair, and third player seems to have made his low. What would you do?
You should check. The high hand will also check, the low hand will bet and you can check-raise now.

2. What would the high hand think you have?
He might have at least two pair and possibly trips.

3. What will happen?
Your raise will generally knock the high hand, allowing you to play heads up against the low hand.

4. What if the low hand goes to three bets?
There is a good chance that he has an additional draw with his low hand.

5. What will happen if you make your low hand?
You may scoop the pot if your small pair holds up for high.

6. What if you doubt that you have been a victim for this play?
When someone raises or check-raises into you with an open pair, you cannot continue playing with a high pair because the low has already been made.

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