If you want to sum up what cards to play in beginner texas holdem its very simple. To stay out of trouble before the flop don’t play any cards below 10. You may play any small pair but only if one person in the pot in front of you. The third thing is don’t worry about the suit of your cards until the flop. A2 suited is NOT a good hand. If your able to follow these rules your going to fold a few winners but your also going to fold a lot of losers. YOU WILL BE A WINNER IN THE LONG RUN.