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Rarely is it correct to play a hyper-aggressive style of poker. But there are certain situations where a seemingly reckless approach will actually be the most profitable strategy to employ, like at the Main Event at the World Series of Poker.
Online play has revived No Limit Texas Hold’em heads-up poker, a game that has become especially popular among today’s young players. Even I’ve become caught up in this trend.
Poker has changed in many ways. The game has mainstreamed and its tactics have evolved. And there are just so many more great players today than in the past. It is remarkable to see how quickly these players have been able to introduce new winning poker strategies.
I recently played in an episode of High Stakes Poker, a series that appears on GSN – The Network for Games. Normally when I play in No Limit Hold’em cash games like this one, I want to be in control of the table and press the action. On this particular […]
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Poker books and television commentators constantly preach to players about the importance of aggressive play.
It has been at least six weeks since an Our Man in Arlington column has appeared, and you deserve an explanation.
What you’re about to read goes against a strategy that’s often taught in poker literature which recommends a straight forward, all-out aggressive approach when playing in No Limit Hold’em tournaments.
In a typical cash poker game, you don’t face the pressure of having to win every last chip on the table. Instead, you can play a steady, solid game, looking to make a small profit on the night by playing conservatively and making sure you have top hands when you […]