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FAQ : Sixth Street

1. If you are in the last hand this far, would you remain to see the last card?


2. When can you fold on sixth poker street ?

You can fold when you made a marginal call on fifth street and the cards on the board came up badly.

3. Can you explain in other words?

It would be correct to throw your hand away on sixth street if you may be drawing dead?

4. When is the other time to fold on sixth street ?

You can fold if you are getting good enough odds to catch the one card that can win.

5. What else is very important on sixth street ?

The importance on sixth street is the ability to read hands.

6. What are the three factors which determine the probabilities that your rival has paired?

•  Mathematical - if the rival represents three low cards and you believe he started with three babies it is about even money he has a pair. With the four low upcards it is about 70 percent for one pair and about 20 percent for two pair.

•  The cards that are out.

•  The way the hand has been played - the most important.

7. If your rival has been betting with the much better board then how do you read his hand?

You can read his hand by using mathematics. His bets are automatic so there is no other way of reading hands.

8. For instance on fifth street you bet a 7-5-2 and your rival call with J-6-4. What probably does he have?

You can almost sure that he has a four-card six.

9. Now on sixth street he catches a baby, what should you do if you are only drawing to a seven?

There is a good chance that you are now drawing dead and you should fold.

10. What is the exception?

The exception is if the cards that are out represent that he has paired his sixth card and also may make it easy for you to make a seven.

11. What is another exception?

It is if there is lot of money in the pot.

12. Suppose if the order of the cards was 5-J-7 and the order of his cards was 6-4-3 , is it possible for him to have two pair?

Yes, it is possible because your board would keep him betting. Therefore you should call his bet with a smooth seven draw.

13. If you have the stronger board and you know that you have the best hand, will you bet?

You can bet usually.

14. Give an example?

You have J-7-5-3 and your rival has J-7-6-4 you bet a made seven-five.

15. What if you think that your rival has a pair at this point and will fold if you bet?

It may be correct to check.

16. Will it be correct to check sometimes your seven-five irrespective of what your rival may have at this point?


17. Why?

Many players will throw away their pair but bet if they have a made seven-six.

18. What is one play that should always be made on sixth street ?

You should bet when you know your rival will fold and you prefer him to do so.

19. Give an example?

You have 8-5-3-2 showing but have two hidden pair, you should bet against 8-6-J-T since he will fold because he will fear that he is drawing dead.

20. Give another example?

You have 2-3-T-7 showing but only have an eight-seven low, you should bet against 6-8-T-J because you want an eight-six draw to fold.

21. What is an expert play that comes up in razz on sixth street ?

Your rival is first to bet even though his hand is not as good as yours. (For instance he has J-T-5-2 against your K-9-7-3). Suppose that he has a ten made with a very good draw and you have a nine made with a draw to an eight or a seven, and because of the way the hand has been played, you could possibly have a pair. Against many players the correct play is to check if he checks. This will make him to think that his ten is good and that you are only drawing to a nine. On seventh street, many people will look at their last card and only bet if they improve. If you still only have a nine on seventh poker street, you should bet if checked to, but fold if he bets.

22. Why is this best way to play your hand?

If you bet on sixth street, you can bet on the river because your rival may be checking a big hand and will possibly not call if he hasn't improved. However, if you check on sixth street and if he checks on the end he will very likely call on the river because he will hope that you missed your nine.

23. Why can you throw your hand away on the end if you have checked on sixth street ?

The tough player will think that his ten can win in a showdown and will thus not try to steal with it.

24. What is the important in this play?

Your check on sixth street has fooled your rival into thinking that ha has the best hand and will keep him from trying to steal on the end.

25. When you are up against a strong rival and appear to have the best hand, what would you do?

You should give some consideration to playing your hand differently than what would appear to be obvious.

26. What about if you are up against a weak rival?

You should play straightforwardly. If you think that you have the best poker games hand, you should bet.

27. Are there any opportunities to bluff on sixth street ?


28. Give an example?

You catch a baby on sixth street that has paired you and your rival catches a bad one. You should bet, particularly if the hand has been played in such a manner that your rival may have paired earlier.

29. For instance?

Your rival's upcards in order are 6-4-9-K. Your upcards in order are 3-T-8-2 you should bet on sixth street even if the deuce has paired you.

30. Why might your rival be paired in this case?

He might have paired because when you caught a 10 on fourth street he would have bet even if the four did pair him and then would have continued to bet on fifth poker street .

31. What other play can you use on sixth street ?

You can use the play of raising on sixth street with the intention of checking down the river if you don't improve.

32. When is this play profitable?

It is profitable when you have scare cards showing.

33. Give an example?

Your rival is low with 9-7-4-2 and you have T-6-4-2 showing and have a seven-six-five low. You should generally raise on sixth street if he bets but check on the end if you don't improve. (The importance of this online poker play is that your seven is in the hole.)

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