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What hand has the best chances to beat aces? - Thu Oct 25, 2012, 05:02 AM
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What hand has the best chances to beat AA? I guess it's a small pair. Is this correct?
 
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Thu Oct 25, 2012, 05:10 AM
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All pocket pairs have about 20% chance of beating AA, mid pocket pairs being slightly better. But I believe mid suited connects are the best to have, so 65s or 76s which have about 23%
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2012, 12:14 AM
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the best hand is the other two aces


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Sun Oct 28, 2012, 04:51 AM
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What hand has the best chances to beat AA? I guess it's a small pair. Is this correct?
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the best hand is the other two aces
Grabe b is correct, Aces vs Aces will most of the time result in a 'Split Pot'.

After that no other holding has a better equity chance over Pocket Aces preflop. You will be the underdog with any other holding.

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Sun Oct 28, 2012, 09:43 AM
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T9s would has a 22% chance of beating AA whereas any pair is only 20%.

You could download the free pokerstove.com and play around with some of the hands to see if you can beat 22%.
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2012, 05:46 PM
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Code:
Text results appended to pokerstove.txt

   1,712,304  games     0.095 secs    18,024,252  games/sec

Board: 
Dead:  

          equity    win      tie     pots won   pots tied   
Hand 0:  76.944%   76.76%   00.19%   1314307     3207.50   { AcAs }
Hand 1:  23.056%   22.87%   00.19%    391582     3207.50   { 6h5h }
Try to find something better.

Good decisions.

Last edited by TrumpinJoe; Sun Oct 28, 2012 at 07:00 PM..
 
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Sun Oct 28, 2012, 06:59 PM
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the best hand is the other two aces
The other 2 aces have the highest equity against aces but not, as the question asked, the best chance of winning, which goes to 56s off suit to the aces.
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2012, 08:42 AM
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my AA/KK always seem to get beaten by flushes :P
 
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Mon Oct 29, 2012, 08:55 AM
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Try playing AA in a micro stakes limit game and your a dog every time
 
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Sat Nov 03, 2012, 10:25 PM
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The other 2 aces have the highest equity against aces but not, as the question asked, the best chance of winning, which goes to 56s off suit to the aces.
Yes i agree, i answered the wrong question here. Suited connecters that dont need an A to conplept are best to BEAT AA.

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