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  • Poker Tells – Top/Most Common Poker Tells!
  • Posted by FlopTurnRiver on May 22, 2017
  • Poker tells are one of the most important aspects of poker, however they are often deemed less important than the math involved. While playing, it is crucial to observe your opponents in order to get clues as to the cards they are holding or the actions they may take. Even…
  • Chardrian’s Guide to Small Stakes Live Poker (Part 4)
  • Posted by chardrian on May 21, 2017
  • 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 some sort…
  • chardrian’s Guide to Live Small Stakes Limit Hold’em (part 12)
  • Posted by chardrian on May 13, 2017
  • Betting for value is critical in any small-stakes, live Limit Hold'em cash game. We'll look at an example hand, changing a few variables around, to see under what circumstances we have a clear bet for value. It's important to keep making correct bets and raises without being results-oriented.
  • Personal Attacks and the Check Raise
  • Posted by allabout on May 12, 2017
  • There's a weird school of thought that check-raising in live poker is unfriendly or ungentlemanly behavior. But it is merely just another tool in your strategic arsenal. It's usually not used to make a personal assault against an opponent. Use it to bet for value or bluff as usual.
  • Chardrian’s Guide to Live Small Stakes Limit Holdem (Part 7)
  • Posted by chardrian on May 10, 2017
  • When sitting in the blinds in Limit Hold'em poker games, you'll be getting a substantial discount to play your hand. This doesn't mean that you should play any two cards. You still need to consider how your hand's equity fares against your opponents' ranges.
  • Chardrian’s Guide to Live Small Stakes Limit Poker (Part 6)
  • Posted by chardrian on May 8, 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.
  • Chardrian’s Guide to Small Stakes Live Limit Poker (Part 9)
  • Posted by chardrian on May 6, 2017
  • In live, low-stakes Limit Hold'em games, you'll want to pay careful attention to the size of the pot. Postflop, you'll need to know what pot odds you're facing whenever you're considering making a call. Be sure to know how much equity you need to call a given bet size.
  • Chip Stack/Stacking Poker Tells
  • Posted by FlopTurnRiver on May 4, 2017
  • 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…
  • Bluffing Poker Tells
  • Posted by FlopTurnRiver on May 2, 2017
  • Players will give off certain and more precise tells when they are bluffing. Although it may matter on the player themselves, there are some general tells that Caro talks about that apply at the poker table. Smoking Even though smoking is banned in almost every poker room today, you still…
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