Definitions

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  • noun poker 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

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

    TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

  • 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.

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

    PocketFives

  • 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.

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  • 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 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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  • 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

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