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  • Analyzing some WSOP Main Event Hands
  • Posted by chardrian on Mar 24, 2017
  • World Series of Poker action sees some talented players square off against each other. By examining the televised hands, we can often gain insights into excellent plays and boneheaded mistakes that the pros make. It's very important to extract as much value as you can with your monsters.
  • Brodie’s Brick and Mortar Guide for Online Players
  • Posted by Brodie on Mar 23, 2017
  • Brodie discusses games, seats and opposition in the brick and mortar poker setting. DaNutsInYoEye suggested that someone write up a brief guide to playing poker in B&M venues. I do a fair amount of B&M playing, so I thought I’d start it out as sort of a series of tips,…
  • Chardrian’s Guide to Live Small Stakes Limit Poker (Part 6)
  • Posted by chardrian on Mar 20, 2017
  • Small broadway hands are sometimes playable in Limit Hold'em. Suitedness greatly increases their playability, and there are many cases where you should fold them if unsuited. Small pocket pairs should be played almost exclusively for set value, which means you want a multiway pot.
  • Poker Ploys – Poker Tells & Poker Ploys
  • Posted by FlopTurnRiver on Mar 13, 2017
  • Basically, a poker ploy is a maneuver or strategy that a player utilizes to gain the advantage, and/or to win the pot. These poker ploys are techniques that you yourself can use to obtain information, and others may use against you to try and trick you. For example, if you…
  • Online vs. Live Poker
  • Posted by givememyleg on Mar 12, 2017
  • In the past when live games became tough to beat players turned to online poker to hone their skills, get multi-table bonuses, and make money. With the games online getting harder by the day it is quite ironic the same players find themselves heading back to the live tables where…
  • Cues of the Shoes
  • Posted by PokerJanitor on Mar 10, 2017
  • At the poker table, we watch for the flare of a nostril, the wink of an eyebrow, or the twitch hiding at the corner of an opponent's mouth. But the face, thanks in large part to our respective upbringings, is the least honest portion of our anatomy. We've been taught since infancy to mask our true emotions before they flicker across our countenance. So where, then, can we hope to glean the most truth from an enemy? The answer may surprise you.
  • Chardrian’s Guide to Live Small Stakes Limit Poker (Part 1)
  • Posted by chardrian on Mar 10, 2017
  • Ok, to start this off, I figured it would be a good idea to give a little background about myself.  I was a 2nd year law student at the University of Wisconsin when the poker boom began in 2003.  Like many young(ish) males at the time, I got caught up…
  • More Poker Tells and Reviews
  • Posted by FlopTurnRiver on Mar 8, 2017
  • When playing live poker, you can get important tells on your opponents by carefully paying attention to their movements and actions. Whenever players seem to deliberately go out of their way to give you information, the actual information is usually the opposite of what they're trying to tell you.
  • Chardrian’s Guide to Live Small Stakes Limit Poker (Part 5)
  • Posted by chardrian on Mar 6, 2017
  • Big broadway hands are valuable in Limit Hold'em because of the chance of dominating an opponent who is playing worse hands. Suitedness adds to their value. Medium pocket pairs are also usually worth playing despite being often difficult to play properly.
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