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A Look at Backdoor-Flush Draws

Backdoor-flush draws have little merit unless there are other draws available

by Matthew Hilger |  Published: Mar 07, 2006


A backdoor draw is one in which you need to hit a card on both the turn and river to improve your hand. For example, you hold the A 4 and the flop is Q 9 6. A club on the turn and the river would give you a flush. Backdoor draws are of little value by themselves, as you rarely are getting…

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