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8. Holding a♠ K♥ K♣ 2♠. Flop K♠ 9♠ 4♠. No poker player has Acted.
Bet (2) Check (2). No poker player is going to bet for you here or on fourth street. You will ultimately win a small pot due to checking. You might win big due to a bet which might elicit a call from a flush or trips.

9. A♥ 10♠ 8♥ 5♠ with a flop of Q♣ J♠ 9♣. A. All the poker pleyers so far have checked. B. There has been a call and a bet.
a. Bet (2) Check (0). You can pass if some poker player raises. The rival poker player might be on a steal or have the same poker hond as you if you wait for some other poker player to bet.
b. Pass (2) Call (0) Raise (-5). Let the discretion be the better part of valor even though you might still be winning and you can hit the nut top straight.

10. J-J-8-4 with a flp of A-K-J. Facing a bet.
Pass (2) Call (-1) Raise (-5). You are not concerned about the number of poker players in the pot. Remember that you have the fourth best. There are chances that the bettor might have opened up with higher trips.

11. A♠ A Q♥ 4♦ with a flop of 10♦ 9♦ 4♥. Facing several checks And no action.
Check (2) Bet (-1). This is An action packed poker flop. You might not even raise with trip 10’s As some poker player. If you face a bet, pass As you have only one nut out.

12. J-10-8-7 with a flop of 9-6-2. A. If checked to. B. Having been bet at, with several other poker players to come.
a. Bet (2) Check (1). You have 13 outs And can stand A raise.
b. Call (2) Raise (0). Pass (-5). You are left with ovrcards because of the straightening cards. Therefore, another drawing poker player might be welcome. a great deal of money is splashed around with a poker hnad which is A underdog if you raise and get reraised.

13. Q-10-9-8 with a flop of K♥ 7♥ 6♠. Facing a bet and raise. Pass (2) Call (0) Raise (-5). You have 13 outs but only 9 are the nuts due to the flush draw. Your poker hand won’t be put out because of A reraised. Hence, the most probable thing that can happen is that you have to run over both trips And a flussh draw. Why should you put yourself in such a situation?

14. Holding J-10-9-7 suited. You have called A raise and then been reraised before the flop, which is 10-6-4. Only the last reraiser remains As it is checked to you. There is only enough money for one final bet.
Bet (2) Check (1). You have 15 outs Against dry aces. You might secure the pot uncontested. An example of bad poker is to check and call a bet. You are supposed to play in this type of situation even without the middle straight possibility.
15. Q♥ 10♥ 9♣ 8♦. Board (7♥ 6♣ 2♦) 5♥. On the flop, you stood a bet and raise with this poker hand. Now, the 5♥ has Arrived and the first poker player has bet, while the second poker player has called.
Raise (2) Call (-2) Pass (-10). A poker player with trips should be pushed out. A backdoor Queen high flush is very substantial even though you have only four nut improving poker cards.

16. What would happen in the above example if the first poker player raraises And the second poker player passes?

Call (2) Raise (0) Pass (-10). There are chances that you might have more draw out poker cerds than your rival poker player. Also, the vice-versa is Also possible. You cannot construct a poker hand where he has 13 advantage poker cards on you. Your advantage of position would be sacrificed due to a reraised which is likely to be all-in.

17. K♥ Q♠ 10♥ 10♠. Board 10♣ 8♥ 2♠ 9♥. You raised with good position and did your duty before the flop. Then you carried the good work and bet out on the flop. Now, there is A bet and A raise.
Call (2) Raise (2) Pass (-5). You should win with two jacks, any pair and all the hearts. The rival poker players will just call if you raise as there are now 18 poker cards in consideration.

18. K♠ K♥ 8♠ 7♥. Board (10♣ 9♦ 2♣) 6♦. After the flop, there has been action in the pot and now you lead out. The remaining poker player raises you.
Pass (2) Call (1) Raise (-100). On the flop, a pass was right. You only had three nut outs; both a king and a jack might have made higher staights. Now, the rival poker playr has got position.

19. A♦ Q♥ J♠ 7♦. Board 10♦ 7♣ 4♦ A♥ 7♠. You have only been up against an astute poker player who respects you throughout the pot. You checked the flop and he bet. On Fourth street you bet and he calls. On the river, you check and he bets out.

Raise (2) Call (-2) Pass (1). He might have fours full. However he might have tens full. He might pass As you could have made aces full or four 7’s.

20. K-10-9-8. Flop J-7-6. No action to you, late in poker hand. Bet (2) Check (0) you have 13 nuts.

21. Same poker hand. Board (J-7-6) Q. You bet last time and had one poker caller who now checks. Bet (2) Check (-1). You have 20 outs of which only 6 are not the nuts.

22. Same poker hand. Board (J-7-6) Q 2, you having bet fourth street. He checks.
Bet (2) Check (-2). You are winning but he might have a drawing poker hand. Also he might have a three poker card drawing hand and a pair. With J-7, he might wilt under pressure. Also he might call.

23. K♥ Q♠ 10♦ 9♥. Board J♥ 7♥ 3♥ 4♦ 9♠. You were raised by the button as  you bet in late position. You called. You also called on fourth street. The pot is $2000 on the raver and only $300 is left to bet.
Check (2) Bet (-100). The rival poker player surely has the a♥. However he might be bluffing with the dry ace. You should leave room for him to bluff. If you have decided to put the $300 in, do it on fourth street. Here, you are making the rival poker player pay if he fills up. You could have tried betting the $300 if an open pair had appeared on the river. Thus, representing a full house. The rival poker player might pass the nut flush even though you might be blufing at nothing.  Obviously, if you have fair sized cannon to fire, the chances of the bluff succeeding are much more.

Score    Comments

85-96   Find the biggest puoker game which you can afford.
65-84   Be careful as you still have some technical problems.
40-64   You should play very small Ohmaha poker and then brush your skills.
0-39 You have not learnt much about poker.
Less than 0   Play poker only for chocolate money or for match-sticks.

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