Poker Strategy – Look Out For the Flush Draw

You look back at your game you find that you also can be held responsible for these kinds of hands, even when you find yourself in an early position, then you must rethink your way of playing. Let’s take a look at the odds you get a flush right out of the flop.

So, to have a flush them you must have in your hand two cards of one color, and next to this, the three cards dealt in the flop must be all three of the same color as the ones you are holding. The chances for that to happen are under 1%. They are about 0.85%. That means something like 118 to 1. Very low chances. So, even now when you know this you might still play let’s say an Ace with any suited card because you hope you will get a flush along with the flop or on the river. But, usually, you have to waste lots of money to test this. And saying that you do have a flush, you can not be sure that you have the winning hand. Maybe another player tried it too and he has a flush also, only with better cards than yours.

I know that everyone finds it hard to give up this method but if you want to be successful you must give it up. Just think of it as it is a bad thing, that will surely make you lose money and this way you might be able to give it up.

To stop yourself from doing this mistake again just set an objective not to play these hands for 10 poker sessions from now on. Take a pen and a paper and note down every hand you will throw that fits this description. And fold but continue watching the game. In the end, do some calculus and see if you could have won that hand. Include all the bets you would have made to win it, how much money you would have spent on that hand and how much you would eventually win.

Repeat this for every hand. And after 10 poker sessions, add all the figures up. And surprisingly you will realize that it was the right decision, that you saved money and this will convince you to be more careful with hands of two suited cards.