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How to play a small/medium pocket pair heads-up?
What is the best way to play a small/medium pocket pair in heads-up play?
In the big blind, 3bet any raise mostly. Blend some calls maybe 5 to 15%. Villain on the button raises with junk quite often in HU play. Rather than folding that out, sometimes call and have them play say Q6o.
Post flop is complex to explain as there are so many boards that can come on the flop, turn, and river.
HU is a beautiful game. Some think if a player can play well HU, it is good training for all nlh.
Hand reading, continuing with proper odds, bluffing properly are all enhanced in the format. Players cannot just sit around waiting for premiums.
Best of luck