Most Recent Articles by bigspenda73

  • Bluffing In Omaha Poker
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Aug 16, 2017
  • While value-betting is important in PLO, it's also important to have bluffs in your ranges. Semi-bluffs have incredible value because many drawing hands are tied with or even ahead of decent made hands. Holding blockers to the nuts can really help your bluffs succeed.
  • Playing Long Sessions
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Aug 13, 2017
  • By learning how to play longer sessions at the poker tables more effectively, you can increase the amount of money you win. By carefully choosing the right tables and using lobby filters to your advantage, you can keep yourself in good +EV situations for extended periods of time.
  • No Limit Texas Hold’em Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Aug 8, 2017
  • No Limit Texas Hold'em is probably the most popular form of poker today. There are four streets of play and five community cards before showdown. In contradistinction to Limit Hold'em, players can bet any amount of chips in their stack.
  • Spenda’s 5 Biggest Leaks of a Losing NL Player – Leak 2
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Aug 7, 2017
  • #2 Poor Table and Seat Selection Table Selection Table selection is an extremely important and overlooked aspect of playing winning poker. There’s an age-old adage: “How would the world’s 10th best player fare if he only played with the 9 players who were better than him?” 1st Theorem of Table…
  • Continuation Betting in NL Hold’em
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Aug 2, 2017
  • An easily digestible explanation of continuation betting in No Limit Texam Hold’em. This article demonstrates which hands are ideal for c-bets, which aren’t and how, when and against whom a c-bet should be used to maximize winnings. It also explains how much you should bet in certain situations.
  • Razz Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jul 28, 2017
  • Razz is a form of poker very similar to 7 Card Stud. The difference is that you're playing for low instead of high. A "wheel" consists of A2345 and is the best possible hand. Straights and flushes don't count against your low hand here.
  • HORSE Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jul 25, 2017
  • In HORSE, players must play 5 different poker games: Hold'em, Omaha/8, Razz, Seven Card Stud and Seven Card Stud/8. All games are in limit betting format, and each game is played for eight hands before the next game in the rotation begins.
  • Traits of Great Poker Players
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jul 22, 2017
  • By examining the playing styles of five of the world’s best online poker players, we’ve identified the four traits they have in common: trusting their instincts at the table, taking advantage of their table position, having a strong work ethic and not selecting games based on their opponents’ skill.
  • Taking the Next Step
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jul 21, 2017
  • In poker, it's important to keep improving your game so that you can move up in stakes. By carefully considering bankroll management, studying the player pool at your new level and approaching the bigger game with the right mindset, you can increase your chances for success.
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