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Because Texas Hold'em is becoming the most popular poker game in the world, we have decided to come up with a type of table to show which hands you keep, and which hands to fold.

In Texas Hold'em there are only 169 different starting hands you could be dealt. Learning what to do with your initial hole cards can ensure that you are eliminating as much chance as possible.

Starting Hands
Not sure what to do with your starting hand? Refer to this chart on every hand, and start playing poker like a WPT champ.
LEGEND
Play in any position
Play in mid/late rounds
Play in late position only
Unplayable hand
Suited Cards
A-A
A-K
K-Q
Q-J
J-T
T-9
9-8
8-7
7-6
6-5
5-4
4-3
3-2
K-K
A-Q
K-J
Q-T
J-9
T-8
9-7
8-6
7-5
6-4
5-3
4-2
Q-Q
A-J
K-T
Q-9
J-8
T-7
9-6
8-5
7-4
6-3
5-2
J-J
A-T
K-9
Q-8
J-7
T-6
9-5
8-4
7-3
6-2
T-T
A-9
K-8
Q-7
J-6
T-5
9-4
8-3
7-2
9-9
A-8
K-7
Q-6
J-5
T-4
9-3
8-2
8-8
A-7
K-6
Q-5
J-4
T-3
9-2
7-7
A-6
K-5
Q-4
J-3
T-2
6-6
A-5
K-4
Q-3
J-2
5-5
A-4
K-3
Q-2
4-4
A-3
K-2
3-3
A-2
2-2
Obviously there are unsuited cards as well. Go to the next page for the starting table on unsuited hands.

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