Are you a solid poker player? Or are you dead money at the poker tables? Can you roll with the poker big dogs? Can you stare down Phil Ivey? Test your poker intelligence with this brief poker quiz. Find out if you have killer poker instincts or if you’re a tiny fish in the vast poker sea.

You're under the gun (the first player to act) with AT. It's early in the tournament, with blinds of $15/$30. You have $3,000 in your stack. What should you do?




It's early in a $20 buy-in multi-table online tournament. The blinds are $15/$30. You make a standard raise to $90 under the gun with AK. The player immediately to your left, the hijack, the button and the big blind all call. The pot is now $465 and five players see the flop: 8 9 J. The big blind checks. What should you do?





It's early in a multi-table tournament. The blinds are $15/$30. The under the gun player makes a standard raise to $90, which is called by a player in middle position. You're on the button with a pair of eights. You have about $2,800 in your stack, similar to your two opponents. What should you do?





You're on the button with your pocket 8s and a stack of $2,800. The blinds are $15/$30. The under the gun player made a standard raise to $90, and was called by a middle position player. You called on the button, the small blind folded and the big blind called. The pot is now $375 and four players see a flop of: Ah Ks 8s. The big blind bets $60, the under the gun player raises to $250, and the player in middle position quickly calls. The pot is now $935 and it costs you $250 to call. Action is on you. What should you do?




Same pot as the last question. You raised to $1,200 on the button with your set of 8s on a flop of Ah Ks 8s. The big blind and under the gun player both fold, but the middle position player again flat-calls (he also smooth called the UTG player's initial raise to $250). The pot is now $3,085 and you have $1,510 remaining in your stack (your opponent has you slightly covered). The turn is the Qs. Your opponent bets $500. What should you do?




Middle stages of a single table sit and go. Six players remain. You're on the button with AK and a stack of $950. The blinds are $25/$50. Everyone folds to the loose, aggressive big-stacked cutoff ($4,500 in chips) who raises to $150. What should you do?




Final stages of a single table sit and go. Four players remain, and three will be paid. Blinds are $200/$400. The tight, but very aggressive chip leader ($7,000 in chips) raises all-in under the gun. The button ($400) folds, as does the small blind ($2,500). You ($3,600) wake up with QQs in the big blind. What should you do?



Middle stages of a single table sit and go. The blinds are $75/$150. Five players remain, and three will be paid. The under the gun short stack goes all in for $700. The middle position player ($1,850) folds, but the somewhat loose, aggressive button ($2,875) calls after some hesitation. You are in the small blind with $3,275 in chips and AKs. The big blind remains to act behind you with $4,800. What should you do?





Middle stages of a multi-table online tournament. You're the current chip leader at the table, with what should be a tight aggressive table image. You've been making a lot of position plays and stealing pots pre-flop without much resistance. In fact, pre-flop raises are rarely getting called at this table. Everyone folds to you in late middle position and you find 66s. With $5,475 in chips and blinds of $75/$150, you raise to $450. Everyone folds to the tight, aggressive short-stacked button, who goes all-in for $2,575. Both blinds fold, and action returns to you. The pot is now $3,250 and it costs you $2,125 to call. What should you do?



On the bubble of a multi-table tournament, with eight players to go until the payout. Blinds are $300/$600. Flops are few and far between here, as pre-flop raises are not being called by nervous players waiting to make the money. You're in the hijack seat with 43s. Everyone folds around to you. You have $3,175 in chips. The cut-off has $4,900, the button $6,085, the small blind $5,172 and the big blind has $3,675 after posting. What should you do?




Early stages of a 20 table sit and go tournament, blinds are at $15/$30. The UTG+1 player (second to act) with a $2,900 stack min-raises to $60. Everyone folds around, and you ($3,225 in chips) call on the button with 2c 2s. The small blind ($2,995) calls and the big blind folds. The pot is now $210 and three players see a flop of: 8c 3h 6c. The small blind checks and the UTG+1 player bets $90. What should you do?






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