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Pocket pair

Also known more simply as 'Pockets', a Pocket Pair is a starting hand with 2 of the same card. These hands are strong pre-flop, given that many other players at the table are unlikely to also have pocket pairs.

e.g "I had an Aces pocket pair and I was like 'Booyah!'"
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