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Who wins this hand??? - Wed Mar 27, 2013, 07:31 AM
gsh1993's Avatar
Since: Mar 2013
Posts: 2
Hey just had a huge argument over a poker game because i was 100% sure it was a split pot, but they where adamant they had won.

Ill explain:
I had
A3 in my hand
My opponent had A5

The flop was
A 7 9 J J

So therefore we both had two pair aces and jacks with a 9 kicker.
The argument was that because my opponent had a 5 with his ace, as opposed to my 3 he had won.
I thought this was ridiculous thinking, as i was sure you had to make the best 5 carded hand using what card you like on the river and with your two cards. so the fact that the 5 and 3 where lower than the lowest cards on the river, they had no input to the hands.

Does anyone agree or disagree with my logic???

Wed Mar 27, 2013, 08:17 AM
TOO2COO's Avatar
Since: Jun 2010
Posts: 3,882
Originally Posted by gsh1993 View Post
I had
A3 in my hand
My opponent had A5

The flop was
A 7 9 J J
The Board plays


Kicker does not matter here as the 9 plays it is a split Pot

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Wed Mar 27, 2013, 10:01 PM
ForrestFive's Avatar
Since: May 2011
Posts: 2,036
100% chop pot.

Both Ax kickers improved to a 9 on the flop.

Everyone loves a chopped pot.

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