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  • Poker Notes Live Premium Review
  • Posted by Filik on Jul 31, 2017
  • FTR recently gave the app Poker Notes Live a closer look to see if it would be worth recommending for live poker players. To sum it up in one short sentence, yes we do recommend the app and find it to be useful for live grinders. For the longer version,…
  • Babysitting Blunders: How Not to Treat New Players
  • Posted by PokerJanitor on Jul 31, 2017
  • During my time at the tables, I've had a chance to observe an extensive amount of human behavior. Thanks to the growing popularity of the game, I'm seeing more and more diverse personalities sported by players operating on a variety of skill levels. But with the ever-expanding pool of competitors, I find many of my brothers and sisters who've been around for a while are forgetting some of the cardinal rules of the game. I'm talking, specifically, about the treatment of new players at the tables. It happens both at live events and when surfing through the online card rooms. There are veterans (and even more who think themselves to be veterans) who, by carrying themselves in a certain fashion, do themselves a disservice and consequently reduce their own level of play.
  • chardrian’s Guide to Live Small Stakes Limit Poker (Part 10)
  • Posted by chardrian on Jul 28, 2017
  • When playing live Limit Texas Hold'em, you'll need to know how many outs you have when drawing. Sometimes, this is easy, but if your outs are not to the nuts, you'll need to learn how to estimate and discount them. Don't forget to include your backdoor draws.
  • More Poker Tells and Reviews
  • Posted by FlopTurnRiver on Jul 25, 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.
  • Betting Poker Tells
  • Posted by FlopTurnRiver on Jul 25, 2017
  • Betting patterns are one of the most important factors when reading people at the poker table. Many professionals have even stated that reads can only get you so far, but what really helps putting someone on a hand is how much a player bets, how they bet, and the situation…
  • Card Looking Poker Tells
  • Posted by FlopTurnRiver on Jul 25, 2017
  • One big lesson to learn, in any poker game, is to never look at your hand first. If for example you are playing 7 card stud, look at the reactions when your opponents look at their final face down card before you see yours. The same goes for Texas Hold’em.…
  • Chardrian’s Guide to Live Small Stakes Limit Holdem (Part 7)
  • Posted by chardrian on Jul 25, 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 Small Stakes Live Limit Poker (Part 9)
  • Posted by chardrian on Jul 22, 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.
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