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When to SLOW PLAY Pocket Aces Preflop

You love pocket aces? We love pocket aces! Check out these tips on how to slow play that monster hand courtesy of Gareth James a

Everyone knows that they're the best hole cards in poker, and when you pick them up you can almost feel your eyes light up! How are you going to extract maximum value? How are you going to play them?

Well Gareth James from MTT Poker School is back with another video to help you out.

He gives us three things to think about when deciding whether or not to slow play Pocket Aces preflop in your next poker tournament.

Those three things are:

  • When your three-bet is going to look really strong
  • When there's a high probability that someone behind will squeeze
  • When you're playing sub-25 big blinds effective

Gareth then goes through five more examples to test your understanding. Be sure to check out the video below!

Gareth James is a professional poker player and coach, specialising in tournament poker, tournament mathematics and ICM. In 2019 he released his first book, 'Purposeful Practice for Poker' with Dr Tricia Cardner.

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