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  • Beginner’s List of Poker Leaks
  • Posted by chardrian on Jun 18, 2017
  • Poker is a complex, difficult game, so it's only natural for beginners to make a lot of errors. The problem is in identifying these errors -- if you knew what they were, you wouldn't be making them! Take a look at these common leaks to see if any of them are present in your game.
  • Emotional Mastery Over Poker Tilt
  • Posted by aokrongly on Jun 15, 2017
  • Here’s a fun topic I spent some time working on. It’s incomplete but this is an endless topic. Does it make sense to anyone else, or just me? (To give credit where it’s due, this is my take on Anthony Robbins – you can do a search for his books.)…
  • Leveling by Gametight
  • Posted by gametight on Jun 14, 2017
  • Leveling is an in-game battle of psychology. It stems from this: Level 0: What do I have? Level 1: What does my opponent have? Level 2: What does my opponent think I have? Level 3: What does my opponent think that I think they have? Level 4: What does my…
  • Making Our Strategies More Robust and Avoiding Auto-Pilot
  • Posted by spoonitnow on Jun 13, 2017
  • You shouldn't play the same way against all opponents. By considering how strong or weak you want your ranges to be in certain poker situations, you can get the best of your adversaries. Learn how to modify your default ranges for increased profits.
  • Understanding the Importance of Shania (theory post)
  • Posted by numbr2intheworld on Jun 12, 2017
  • I think I just had a really cool epiphany. Danny and I just watched the new movie 21 tonight (meh). Obviously, when two poker players see that movie there is going to be some gambling discussion afterwards. One thing lead to another and I brought up the subject of why…
  • A Post About Bluffing
  • Posted by chardrian on Jun 11, 2017
  • Bluffing is an integral, exciting part of poker. Defending against suspected opponent bluffs is no less important to your overall strategy. But becoming too focused on bluffs to the exclusion of other considerations can lead you straight to the poorhouse.
  • 3 Extremely Useful Methods to Recognizing a Read
  • Posted by edwarda on Jun 9, 2017
  • Goal: to know the cards of your opponent. If you can obtain that information (through legal and accepted means!), you are on your way to making a lot of money. The study of reading your opponent is a never ending endeavor, because making your reads is going to be different…
  • Traits of Great Poker Players
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 9, 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.
  • Mindset, Technique and Money Management
  • Posted by Carl Sampson on Jun 9, 2017
  • I am going to reveal something that I think is of immense use to any poker player. While it is critical to know how to play the game well, this is only a tiny part of being a successful poker player. Playing poker has so many similarities to financial trading…
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