There’s a myth among No Limit Texas Hold’em players that goes like this: If you raise before the flop, then you must continue to bet on the flop.
Poker books and television commentators constantly preach to players about the importance of aggressive play.
Suited connectors like 5h-6h or 9s-10s can be fun to play, especially when you hit a big flop and make a straight or a flush. While these hands certainly have a lot of potential, you’ll need to be careful that you don’t bleed your stack to death by playing them […]
Fancy Play Syndrome
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.
Playing Pocket Kings The second best hand you can be dealt in Texas Hold’em is two kings. But pocket cowboys can also be a scary proposition that can cost you a lot of money when they don’t hold up. The trick to playing kings, or any big pocket pair for […]
The world’s greatest poker players can read their opponents like a book. They happen to be great human lie detectors. It isn’t magic, though, as there are several key tip-offs that you too can look for when trying to read opponents.
A pair in the hole, whether it’s 2-2 or A-A, presents a fantastic opportunity if you’re lucky enough to flop three of a kind – otherwise known as a set.
There are all kinds of ploys you can use at the poker table. Here’s a little trick that’s very effective in No Limit Hold’em tournaments. It’s known as the stop and go play.
If someone describes your playing style as weak, you’re in lots of trouble. You’d better make changes to your game quickly to shed that reputation.