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FAQ : Fifth Street

1. What is an essential mathematical fact of fifth street ?

The mathematical fact of fifth street is a four-card bike draw or a six low draw is a favorite over a rough nine made.

2. What about a smooth draw against a rough eight made?

It is still a favorite depending on the cards that are out.

3. Is a rough eight a money favorite against two smooth draws?

No. It is generally more than a 2-to-1 underdog.

4. If you discover yourself with two bad ones showing against someone showing three good cards, what would you do?

You should fold unless the pot has become very large.

5. What if the situation is opposite?

It is an automatic bet even if you have a hidden two pair.

6. For instance you have a three-card hand and your rival has what seems like to be a four-card concealing poker hand, what would you do?

You should generally fold.

7. When it is correct to chase at this point?

A high suspicion that the apparent four-card hand has paired or more amount of money is in the pot coupled with very live cards.

8. What about a three- card hand versus a three-card hand?

The better three-card hand should bet but a hand like J-10-5-6-7 is a clear favorite over something like Q-J-A-2-3.

9. What about a four-card against another obvious four-card hand?

You should virtually always bet if there is any chance that your rival has paired up.

10. When might you check?

You are positive your rival did not pair up.

11. What if you check and your rival bets?

You should not raise unless your four-card hand based on smallness and the cards that are out is clearly better than his.

12. What if you have an obvious four-card hand but have paired and your rival seems he has a four-card hand, should you try to bluff?

No, just about never.

13. How will you play at this point?

If you are first to act, you should check and fold and if you are second to act, you should fold if he bets.

14. Will you bet when you have three good cards showing against a rival who has two good cards showing?

Yes, it is automatic.

15. When would you check in this situation?

If your hand includes an 8 or 9 showing you may want to check into an especially smooth draw. This is true against a player who knows that he is the favorite with the smooth draw.

16. What if there is some chance that he has paired?

You should almost always bet even if you fear of a raise.

17. When should check at this point?

You have two hidden pair and are sure that your rival will not fold.

18. What if you only have one pair?

It is very risky to bet even if your obvious four-card hand is fairly than his.

19. Why is this bet correct?

If you catch good card on sixth poker street and your rival catches bad card, he may fold fearing that you have a cinch hand.

20. Is there a basic rule covering this situation?

If you are first with what seems to be the stronger hand and your hand would be good enough to call a bet, it is better to bet yourself and add deception that may be used to your advantage on the later street.

21. When is the time that you should check a one pair but obviously made hand into an apparent four-card hand?

The time is if you are up against a very strong four-card hand that may raise if you bet.

22. Give an example?

You have an 8-7-5 showing but you have paired 7s. Check this hand into a K-A-2, especially if you sometimes check a made eight-seven-five into a K-A-2.

23. For instance, you check this hand and your rival now bets?

It would be an incorrect to call on your part if he will only bet a smooth draw.

24. For instance both you and your rival have three good cards showing. How will you play?

The better and more perceptive your rival is, the more you gain by tricking him.

25. What about very strong rivals?

They may be tricked easily by poker playing your hands straightforwardly, as they won't be expecting it.

26. Give an example?

You have A-2-3 showing against 4-5-6 . If you have a very strong hand, it is absolutely best to check-raise weak rivals and very strong rivals, while betting into an average rivals.

27. How else might you play the above hand?

You should check and call expecting to catch a bad one on sixth street and getting your raise right there.

28. For instance you have made an eight low with the 8 in the hole and your rival has three good cards showing.

You should often raise if your rival bets even if you doubt that you may be beaten. Now if you both catch bad cards on sixth street and he checks, you should also check.

29. What if you now catch a baby on sixth street ?

The fifth street raise may force your rival to fold even if the baby pairs you.

30. What if you pair on fifth street but still have a four-card hand and your pair is hidden?

You should generally bet if your three upcards are lower than his.

31. But for instance you have paired and your three upcards are higher than the three he has showing?

You have at least a call depending on the cards that are out and the amount of easy gaming money in the pot. Otherwise, you should generally fold.

32. If you are up against a player who will bet an 8-7-5 showing even if he has a pair what should you do with a good four-card hand?

You should generally raise.

33. For instance in the same situation if you appear to have a four-card hand but have just paired on fifth street (giving you only a three-card low). What would you do?

You should fold.

34. What if your rival is scared of your board in this situation?

You may call or even raise when you have paired in the expectation that you will catch a baby on sixth and win it there. You can make this play by possessing experience and knowing your rivals.

35. On fifth poker street , when it is correct to try the above tricks and traps?

You can try only when the hands appear about even and you are against a good player.

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