please settle a poker debate

dionysus

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I know I'm right here, but anyway:

The scenario: Hold Em

My cards: pocket 4s
His cards: pocket 6s

Community cards: 9,9,10,10, A

Split pot, no? We share the same 5 community cards. Tie: 2 pair (9s and 10s), ace kicker
He contends he wins because his pockets are higher. I contend he needs to go back to poker school.
 

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I know I'm right here, but anyway:

The scenario: Hold Em

My cards: pocket 4s
His cards: pocket 6s

Community cards: 9,9,10,10, A

Split pot, no? We share the same 5 community cards. Tie: 2 pair (9s and 10s), ace kicker
He contends he wins because his pockets are higher. I contend he needs to go back to poker school.

He certainly does need to go back to poker school, then take remedial night classes too.:what:
 

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He swears he's forced to play with the pocket pair and thus factor in. I explain he does not, but would were they higher than what's on board. ie the kicker on board were a 5, his 6 would reign, however, since it is not, his pair is moot

yup you got it here, the ace counts therefore it is a split pot.:)


By the way, I like your avatar and signature. :p
 

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He swears he's forced to play with the pocket pair and thus factor in. I explain he does not, but would were they higher than what's on board. ie the kicker on board were a 5, his 6 would reign, however, since it is not, his pair is moot

Maybe he's played too much Omaha (where indeed you are forced to use 2 of your 4 pocket cards. :)
 

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It is a chopped pot in texas hold em. You can tell your friend he is welcome in my homegame anytime.
 

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It is a chopped pot in texas hold em. You can tell your friend he is welcome in my homegame anytime.

if I may id like to add that in final table of mtt tourney's at some poker houses that all players in agreement [I think 6 or under] can split the pot ,and stop the game [that is commonly referred to as a chop ]
 
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I think after I explained the hand and the fact KK JJ 9 -KK JJ were highest hands making his 3's null- and 9 was kicker so he already used 4 cards making his pair null and turning it meaning one 3 into a kicker - and his 3 doesn't beat the 9 lol - if other player beat 9 kicker other player wins - if not split pot lol- the whole time i think he was trying to use 6 cards and that's where he was getting messed up.




It's Chocmartini time by the way!!!!
 

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You may want to find different friends to play poker with, unless you want to teach him a leeson and take advantage of him
 
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