Tips for Playing Marginal Poker Hands

Whether you’re a fully-fledged poker pro or a newbie to the scene, it’s easy to trip up with “marginal hands”. While marginal hands are served in several shapes and sizes, they are predominantly referred to as connectors (not suited), suited cards, small pairs and two gapped cards like T8, Q10, J9, etc.

These are the kind of cards which can cause recreational players to pursue weak hands out of position. On the other hand, when these cards are played strategically and sparingly, they have the potential to improve and catch other players by surprise.

Unsure how and when to play marginal hands? Read on.

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A Year To Remember

With the Grand Final over and the GCOOP online festival that followed it, it’s time to reflect on another great year for the GUKPT and Grosvenor Poker.

10 years ago Jonathan Raab had the idea of turning Grosvenor’s festivals into some kind of tour, and the GUKPT was born. Though Jon has long moved onto pastures new (and is much missed), his baby has grown up, gone from strength to strength, and is coming off a record breaking 2017 that saw EVERY leg increase Main Event runners by at least 10%.

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GCOOP: The Final Day

What a week! The inaugural Grosvenor Championship of Online Poker is now officially over. 7 days of mammoth prizepools, colossal player fields and jumbo pay-outs; truly, a poker championship to remember. Just as it started, GCOOP went out with a bang. The £50,000 main event, the biggest tournament in Grosvenor Poker online history, closed the action, granting the winner over £13,000, and, finally, the nailbiting drama of the £12,000 GUKPT Passport leaderboard was settled.

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