Definitions

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  • n. A pocket pair of a lower rank than all of the community cards on the board.

Etymologies

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under- +‎ pair

Examples

  • “Yeah, Nicky ran into an underpair that caught up on the river.”

    TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

  • How is it possible for your opponent to have 2 spades AND an underpair?

    PocketFives

  • Mathematically, he should call against an underpair or a medium/weak ace (or, of course, a bluff), and fold against the hand Ivey actually has.

    The Guardian World News

  • Nick "FU_15" Maimone came back from dinner with a eye on building one of his signature ridiculous stacks, Within 30 minutes after his repast, he picked up aces against an underpair, played them to perfection, and busted victim #1.

    PokerStars Poker Blog

  • Early in an event like this, they got it in with an overpair and the other with an underpair on a paired and flushing board.

    PokerStars Poker Blog

  • If he has the underpairs or the straight draw, then the free card you gave him may have given him an unlikely monster hand, like an inside straight draw with KJ or a set with an underpair like TT.

    High on Poker

  • If he has the straight draw (KJ) or even an underpair

    High on Poker

  • If he is someone that will call a bet with an underpair, then bet.

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  • Otherwise, you will want to slow play and hope he improves his underpair.

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  • Not only has a good player invested time and concentration on getting a read on his opponents; he may also have worked to develop a table image of his own that he was about to exploit like me showing that I’m willing to call with an underpair to most of the board.

    TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

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