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I play my poker a lot differently these days. My operation has switched from high-stakes single tabling to far lower stakes and multi-tabling. So in a way this is going from high-stakes-low overlay-low turnover to low-stakes-higher overlay-higher turnover. This suits...
Let’s face it, poker is played by humans for money and sometimes very substantial sums of money. This is the case be it live or online. Unfortunately, my understanding of human nature tells me that there are too many people out there who will stop at nothing to...
In last week’s article, we looked at some of the reasons why equity isn’t the end-all, be-all of evaluating how two ranges will perform against each other. With that out of the way, we’re going to be able to get into the nitty gritty aspects of the...
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...
It’s important to think of aggression or initiative in poker not so much for any specific hand but rather over the overall range of hands a player might have. Unlike position, the player with initiative does not have an inherent advantage in any given hand.
I’ve received an offer I cannot refuse – the nice young woman I’ve been seeing has offered to teach me how to bake her delicious homemade bread. And what does she ask in return?
“Well,” she said, “I’ve always wanted to get good at poker. Could you teach me?”
So, rather than simply tossing “Super System 2” in her lap and watching the NFL playoffs, I’ll spend some quality time teaching her how to play. That shows what a caring guy I am, right? I think so, at least. Also I get to eat homemade bread. What’s not to love?
This week’s column details not one but two of the most critical poker training series I have ever put together.
Sit N Go tournaments offer more excitement than traditional ring games. But the strategies required to successfully win are different than in other forms of poker. Learn how to use Sit & Go Shark to improve your game and start taking down the top prizes.
When dealing with complicated poker decisions, it’s often helpful to make expected value (EV) calculations. If the decision is a close one, you might not be able to tell at a glace what the correct play is, so these calculations can help you determine what you should do.
Poker motivation can be difficult to find to say the least, and having a strong support system is one of the best ways to keep pushing forward.
The Power of Position in Poker ($200nl 6-Max by JGB) by carlcarlsoniv | Aug 10, 2018 | Poker Videos Facebook Twitter Google+ EmailLinkEmbedCopy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. This was JGB’s first video. In it, he describes a solid, tight...
Disclaimer: This guide is based on my experiences of $10 Double or Nothing SNGs (DONs). Introduction This is a brief introduction to the ‘Double Or Nothing’ tournaments (DONs) that run on PokerStars. These are 10 man SNGs but with a flat payout...
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.
If poker was all about exercising knowledge, then it would be basically all too easy to earn money at the game, but life is never that easy is it? For instance many authors have written excellent poker books without the effects of having written that book having any...
Whenever you read poker strategy guides or books, you must be prepared to study them carefully. Merely skimming the contents will not advance your game very much at all. You should always consider the strategic implications of anything you read to get the maximum value from it.