Hand board EV(fold) EV(call) Notes 3d 7d 6s 6h 6d 6c 2d -2.0000 -1.4848 quads on board, call 8th nut kicker 3d 5d 6s 6h 6d 6c 2d -2.0000 -2.2182 quads on board, fold 9th nut kicker 3d 2d 6s6h 6d 6c Td -2.0000. However, there are some situations on the flop where you need to check bottom or small pocket pairs. It offers extreme versatility with a maximum extension of 23" from the wall. Conversely, on the river, people frequently call with a bad kicker. I find that people play quite differently from basic strategy. Also, only bet the straight draws mentioned when both your hole cards play, or your kicker is an overcard to the board. The hands that are good enough to raise 4x: pair of 3s or higher, ace anything any suited King, or King and 5 or higher. Gutshot Boards When the dealer can make a gutshot straight from the board, you need at least 1st and 4th nut kickers to call. And, you should check your pocket pair if the board is suited, unless you have a flush draw, or there are smaller cards on the board, as described in the strategy table. Jack and 8 suited, or Jack and Ten. In the next example, were holding 7h 3s, which is just one kicker level lower (we have bottom pair with 5th nut kicker). So, to help out the fans of this game, Im writing this basic strategy tutorial. Hand board EV(check) EV(bet) Notes 8h 5h 6d Kh.9417.0705 bet flush draw outside straight draw 4h 6h 5d Kh.9441.9551 bet flush draw outside straight draw 3h 6h 5d Kh.8933.8829 check this combo draw (holding a 3). When the board is suited, you may bet your flush draw depending on how high it is, and whether you have a kicker, pair, or other draw. The following examples show the numbers behind the decision. The following table shows that playing the board 6s 6h Kh Qs Td is a mistake that will cost you.42 of the ante, which is huge. Hand board EV(check) EV(bet) Notes 9s Td Jh Qs 3s -0.0060.0887 bet low end of QJT9 outside straight draw 9s 8d Jh Ts 3s -0.1644 -0.1922 check low end of JT98 outside straight draw 9s Td Jh 8s 3s -0.0076.0470 bet any JT98. It's dual side twin arms design is incredibly sturdy, and supports a wide range of plasma and LCD flat screen televisions. If you are drawing to 2nd nut or better, you dont need anything else to bet. Granted, my site is the first to publish strategy for post-flop play, but I thought that people would instinctively figure it out. The expected value (EV) of this call is -1.9788, which is better than folding (-2 lose ante and blind bets). E.g., if youre holding an Ace, and the board is paired, you should bet 2x now. As you can see, the house makes a very healthy profit on misplayed hands. It takes me about 16 hours to calculate each of these preflop points, and it took the Wizard 2 months of compute time to calculate the EV over each of the possible starting hands (pairs, suited offsuit combinations).