Is AK better than KK?

Is AK better than KK?

1 * 0.70 hand: your opponent has KK and you are even money (50%) 8 * 0.35 hands: your opponent has AK and you are 68.9% to win….KK vs. Average opponent.

Opponent Required pot odds to call with KK
AA 4.54 : 1
AA or KK 3.42 : 1
AA, KK, or AK 1.11 : 1
AA, KK, QQ or AK always call

Should you jam with AK?

Absolutely not. A lot of people think of AK as AA. It is not a made hand.

Should you ever fold QQ preflop?

One should never fail to value bet Queens preflop to limit the range of hands you can put a villain on. For cash games you really never fold QQ preflop, it’s just too strong and has too much equity. If someone makes an crazy play, like a tight player being UTG and go all-in for 200BB as the first raise.

Should you ever fold KK preflop?

So here is the short answer: Yes, you should fold pocket kings preflop on a few rare occasions with 100 big blind stack sizes in a full ring poker game versus a 4Bet when all of the action is in early position. In a 6max poker game you should never fold pocket kings preflop for 100 big blinds.

Is AK better than 22?

In reality, 22 has a slight edge against AK when all in preflop, being a 52% favourite (assuming nothing is known about the suits of the hands). Outs are cards which a hand needs to have appear (on the board in the case of holdem and other flop games) in order to win.

What are the odds of an ace flop?

22%: Percent an ace will appear on the flop. 19%: Percent of the time that pocket kings beat pocket aces. 11.8%: Chance of flopping a set.

Should you 3 bet with AK?

AK often makes a good 3bet, but this does not guarantee that it should always be 3bet. It is generally considered correct to 3bet AK against late-position (LP) opens – and to flat AK against early position (EP) and middle position (MP) opens.

Is AK better than QQ?

QQ equity vs QQ+, AK is 40% so we have a clearly profitable call, in practice seeing a flop might not be great though. We see an overcard fairly often that can put villain into the lead, plus if villain has any bluffing range there’s a nightmare chance we might be forced to fold the best hand after investing so much.

Should you fold AK preflop?

Whether or not you should fold AK preflop comes down to the following factors: AK against 15% 3bet range and 5% 4bet range. If nobody opened preflop in front of you, then every time you should raise with AK .

Should you stack off preflop with Ace King?

Depending on how you play ace-king (AK), you can be categorized into one of 3 groups. The first group will be willing to stack off preflop every time with ace king, either because of your aggressive style or belief that AK is a powerful hand.

What is the best stack size for 6-max NLHE?

They are designed specifically for 100bb effective stack sizes when playing 6-max NLHE. You’ll find that other poker coaches suggest you open wider ranges than I do; however, when you open wider ranges pre-flop, you must be able to play more marginal hands well post-flop.

Should you Allin preflop when deep stacking?

Definitely don’t go allin preflop when deep. You could be very well risking your tournament life on a flip or worse. Not many players are willing to stack off preflop when deep stacked in tournaments with a worse hand than AK. AK does well against a 20% stack off range.