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Making things as easy and effective as possible is a major part of being a good poker player, and that’s exactly what you’ll be able to do with planning your hand after you read this week’s column.
There are many tells you can gain on your opponents even before you see them play a pot. How they stack their chips can give you some clues on how they are going to play. If you notice their chips are neatly stacked, and organized, you can probably assume they will be...
Check out all of the factors that go into post-draw play with drawing hands and how they affect range distributions.
I like to give you straight-forward ways to think about complicated situations, and this week I’m doing it with thinking about competing ranges.
Making goals in Limit Holdem is very important in order to progress your game. Your goal for these microlimit Holdem poker games shouldn’t be to get rich quick, because it WON’T happen. You are here to learn the game and deal with the bad beats and...
Here we will present some basic scenarios so you can see what your poker odds are of getting dealt certain cards or making certain hands. If you’re interested in some online poker calculators, visit our Poker Tools section where we have our own FTR Poker Odds...
Poker tracking software has become increasingly common lately. This leads to the question: Can a player succeed at higher levels without using a HUD or other software? What if the player is only playing a single table? The answer, as it should always be, is “it depends.”
You can make it much easier to improve your poker game by following a few easy guidelines. Your problems as a poker poker are but a reflection of your problems in life and vice versa. With the proper level of self-awareness, you can set about successfully improving your play.
Six-max poker tables offer excitement but require a different style of play than full-ring games. You will want to remain reasonable with your opening ranges, but three-bet liberally. You should c-bet a lot, but be more cautious on future streets.
Turbo SnG 2-Table by BjsAust Micro Stakes $3+$0.40 by carlcarlsoniv | Apr 17, 2019 | Poker Videos LinkEmbedCopy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. BjsAust demonstrates a simple ABC SnG poker style suitable for beating low stakes STTs. Video is aimed...
How to Beat a Calling Station in Poker ($50nl 6-Max by bigspenda) by carlcarlsoniv | Apr 16, 2019 | Poker Videos LinkEmbedCopy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. This is a video of me 2-tabling 50NL on PokerStars. I play my normal TAGG game and make...
There are times when it can be profitable to bet purely for the sake of protecting your hand even when it doesn’t work out as profitable as a value bet or bluff by itself.
To kick off our series on the applications of EV equations, we’re going to look at how to deal with all-in situations against short stacks as both the aggressor and the person facing the final bet.
You can’t win every hand or tournament when playing poker. But an extended losing streak can often have severe emotional repercussions that may compound over time, causing you to lose even more. Learn how to break out of the cycle and start winning again.
It is finally time to start getting to the nitty gritty. My previous posts have dealt more with getting you psychologically prepared for the game, and that is a very important part of the game, but most people reading this are likely to be more interested in finding...