This article was written by blackrain79.com contributor Fran Ferlan.Ace King is the strongest drawing hand in no-limit Texas Holdem, and
it should be one of your biggest money-making hands long term, trailing
behind only premium pocket pairs, from pocket Tens and upwards.
Players tend to either hate or love the Big Slick (Ace King).
People often ask me if they should just flat call with Ace King, re-raise or even go all-in. And I usually reply that it depends on the situation.
Now I know that everybody hates that answer in poker but unfortunately with Ace King in particular, this is often the case.
The correct play to make with big slick usually depends on several factors such as:
Full ring or 6max
People ask me all the time if they should go all in with AK. And believe me, I get it, Ace King is a tricky hand to play.
The answer to this question is unfortunately going to be "sometimes." Sometimes you should go all in with AK either preflop or postflop. But you need to know when you are beat and ditch this hand as well.
In this article I am going to show you exactly when you should go
People ask me all the time how to play Ace King. And I can understand why, it is a tricky hand to play. Two out of three times you see a flop you won’t even hit a pair!
But Ace King is also one of the absolute strongest hands in poker and it will be one of your biggest long term winners. So it is very important that you understand how to play your Ace King optimally in all situations.