preflop starting hand chart question

    • oribken
      oribken
      Bronze
      Joined: 15.05.2011 Posts: 29
      I've been following the BSS starting hand chart for awhile. I noticed "suited face cards" (KQs, KJs....) should be folded from middle position all players fold. But it should be called if others called.

      Can someone explain the reasoning for this?
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    • Pascal
      Pascal
      Bronze
      Joined: 11.01.2011 Posts: 875
      Hi,

      with these kind of hands we are aiming to hit a flush or straight which are both quite strong holdings
      but we don't hit them too often and our preflop hand is too weak to raise it from mid position
      if we limp and get raised we can't call


      the difference with limpers before us is
      there are already more players involved who can give you a payoff
      and second the possibility someone is going to raise you preflop sinks with more than one limper