A flush draw is an incomplete poker hand consisting of four cards of the same suit that are missing one card to complete a flush.
By strength, flush draws may be categorized as strong (ace or king as high card), medium (high card from queen to ten), or weak (high card below ten).
A flush draw has nine opportunities to improve: there are thirteen cards of the same suit in the deck, four of which are already in the draw.
There are two rules to follow while playing such a draw combination:
Passive. Its primary objective is to acquire the turn and river cards as inexpensively as possible before drawing from the opponent’s hand. The drawback of this theory is that your draw wager will often be a bust, since three suited cards on the table are typically fearsome.
Aggressive. The purpose of aggressiveness is to show your opponent that you have a winning hand, take advantage of his fold equity, and enhance the size of the pot if you have a flush.
The following flush draw playing guidelines may be distinguished:
You should not play suited connectors and gappers in the early rounds of a tournament. If you adhere to this rule, you will seldom draw a flush.
If you raise before to the flip, you must maintain pressure not just on the flop but also on the turn.
Check-call or even check-fold weak flush draws if you call into the hand; check-raising is only allowed in certain circumstances.
Look for opportunities to semi-bluff: if you believe your opponent’s moves are weak, raise or even go all-in.