Strategy: Playing monsters optimally

How do you play small pairs pre-flop? Ever wonder whether it's better to check-call or lead out with a bet if you flop a monster in early position?

In this week's video we hear the thoughts of Team Online members Isaac 'Ike Haxton' Haxton, Felix 'xflixx' Schneiders and Randy 'nanonoko' Lew on an unbelievable hand that was posted on


What does Ike think?

We learn that even when we hit a monster hand at the table that poker is never easy and we still can make mistakes that prevent us from maximising our profits.

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