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Poker Tips By George: Small Pocket Pairs Can Be a Big Problem

Correctly playing small pocket pairs in limit hold’em requires finesse and a solid base of poker knowledge. You’ve got to understand the importance of position, have a decent read on your opponents’ tendencies, and have the discipline to call or fold your hand when warranted.

As playing small pocket pairs can often be problematic, this column gives some basic tips and strategies for how to make the right decision with such a hand. Spoiler alert: usually you’ll need to fold!