Playing Connectors in Texas Holdem Poker
of the most profitable hands to play in Texas Holdem are connectors.
These hands are usually well hidden and can pay off big when they
hit. Let’s look at Texas Holdem poker connectors.
Connecting hands are those that are in sequence like 8-9, 10-Jack,
etc. It is better for you if they are suited because you then can
not only hit the straight but a flush. And keep in mind that connectors
are also better if you are drawing to the high end of the straight.
For example if you have 2-4, and the flop comes ace-3-5 you have
a straight but someone else could be holding a 4-6 and have you
beat. Medium connectors have some value while higher ranked connectors
have even more value.
Keep in mind that when you hit a flush with small connector cards
that another player may have a flush as well and his could be bigger
than yours. Players sometimes get too excited with straights and
flushes on the low end and forget that they don’t hold the
nuts. When you are in late position you can play connectors more
often because you can usually get in cheaply and you will have position
throughout the hand.
Keep in mind that connectors are not worth playing if you can’t
get into the pot cheaply. And remember that connector cards are
more valuable in No Limit Holdem rather than Limit Holdem because
you can really hit a big hand and rake in a big pot.
Enjoy playing connectors in Texas Holdem at the online casino.