Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Poker Aces - how to play them


Poker Aces refers to two aces dealt pre-flop. It is the strongest possible pre-flop hand in Texas Holdem Poker. But despite this many players find themselves on the losing end when dealt this hand.

When you're dealt a pair of Aces, you just don't fold pre-flop. You're sitting with the best possible hand at this stage of the game. So how do you bet with Poker Aces ? Do you simply go all-in? I'd say no to that.

Remember, you're trying to produce as much profit out of this strong position. You want to maximise the opportunity. Going all-in will simply scare most players into folding without placing a bet.

If you're in the early position (first or second to bet), you'll place a single bet. Anyone with a decent hand will call, hopefully someone might raise. If there has been a raise don't jump to re-raise or call, pause for a short while - make them think you're considering your options and then call.

After the flop your strategy will be to eliminate anyone that could get a straight or a flush. So I would begin to raise aggressively, if you're lucky you'll trick one player into believing that you're bluffing.

If you're in the middle or late position (one of the last to bet) you'll watch as everyone calls and then raise. Even though you're sitting with a pair of aces, if possible try to avoid a show-down. Protect your hand by forcing others to fold after the flop. If you don't drive out your opponents you risk losing your hand.

Here are a few things to remember of when betting on poker aces:

Firstly, you have the early advantage over every other player - use it to maximise your profit...

Read more: Poker Aces - how to play them

Stanley Majors is an experienced online poker journalist who writes articles on a range of poker topics.
His numerous articles found on Texas Holdem Net ,provide useful and factual poker information and insight.


MORE RESOURCES:

Newsmax

CNN: Trump Angered That Jeb Opposed Casino Gambling as Fla. Gov.
Newsmax
GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump held a fundraiser for a man who is now a rival, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, in 1998, but he didn't get his hoped-for easing of restrictions on casino gambling once Bush was elected, CNN reports. In addition ...
Jeb Bush: The man who killed Trump's casino dreamsCNN

all 3,805 news articles »


WDRB

POV | One more shot at casino gambling
WDRB
Last week, Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo -- who seemed to have lost his fire for the issue during the last legislative session -- vowed to again make legalizing casino gambling his top priority next year. And this time, he thinks he may finally ...



Reporter Newspapers

Commentary: residents talk about legalizing casino gambling
Reporter Newspapers
Commentary: residents talk about legalizing casino gambling. Reporter Newspapers staff asked residents in Brookhaven, Buckhead, Dunwoody and Sandy Springs: There's a proposal to legalize casino gambling in Georgia. Would you support or oppose a ...



Atlanta Journal Constitution

First meetings set to study legalized casino gambling in Georgia
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Efforts to legalize casino gambling will get a closer look in September, when state lawmakers will meet for the first time since MGM Resorts International went public with its push to bring Las Vegas-style gambling to Georgia. A legislative study ...

and more »


UNDEAD Casino gambling bill to rise again next year
Paducah Sun
We're talking about casino gambling bills in the Kentucky Legislature. It's only September. The next legislative session doesn't convene until early next year. But already Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo of Prestonsburg says he will yet again file ...



Chicago Tribune

Lake Station Mayor Accused Of Taking Money To Cover Casino Gambling Debt
WBIW.com
(HAMMOND) - A northwestern Indiana mayor is set to go to trial over allegations he and his wife took more than $20,000 from his campaign account in order to cover casino gambling losses. Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist and his wife Deborah ...
Lake Station mayor's trial on fraud charges delayedChicago Daily Herald

all 19 news articles »


Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Casino gambling still a poor bet for Atlanta, Georgia
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
It's amazing how flexible moral principles can become once Big Money begins to wield its influence. Case in point: The debate over casino gambling in Georgia. For years, the idea of casino gambling has been a complete non-starter in this state. Georgia ...
Tom Crawford: Step right up and place your betsSavannah Morning News

all 2 news articles »


CBS Local

Has the bet on casino gambling in Baltimore been a bust?
Washington Post
There were great expectations for Horseshoe Casino when it opened in Baltimore last August. Crowds surged, music blasted, festivity reigned. Big-dollar optimism was in full force as well, as casino industry consultants hired by the state predicted ...
Maryland Casinos Have Nearly $100-Million JulyCardPlayer.com

all 6 news articles »


WCPO

House Speaker Stumbo wants voters to allow casino gambling in Kentucky
WCPO
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky might take another roll of the dice when it comes to legalized casino gaming. House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, wants the state to cash in on billions of gambling dollars leaving the state, so he's planning to file a ...
Prospects For Expanded Gambling Unclear As Candidates Weigh In89.3 WFPL
Opposing gambling views in Ky governor's raceWHAS 11.com (subscription)
House Speaker to Propose Expanded Gambling Legislation, Casinos in KentuckyKentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

all 23 news articles »


World Casino Directory

Georgia State brings meetings to discuss legalizing casino gambling
World Casino Directory
The state of Georgia is looking into legalizing casino gambling, with meetings set for September to discuss the subject. State lawmakers will be meeting for the very first time to discuss casino gaming after MGM Resorts International announced publicly ...
Georgia Casino Exploratory Meeting Scheduled for SeptemberFlushdraw
Georgia State Government to Launch Casino StudyPoker News Daily

all 5 news articles »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.