2024-06-19 2:17 PM

Phill Hellmuth on Poker: Keeping the Pot Small

I recently viewed the tape from the World Series of Poker final table when I won my record eleventh bracelet. There was one interesting hand that commentator Robert Williamson said I played poorly. Here’s how it went down.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Poker Math Made Easy

Take a deep breath and relax. You don’t need a PhD in mathematics to be a successful poker player. All you need to do is learn a few simple math tricks that will enable you to play fundamentally sound poker.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Trouble Hands that Might Come in Second

Q-9 and J-8 aren't exactly monsters. In fact, these two hands should come with a warning label because they could cost you all of your chips. I'm referring to situations where you end up with a straight but lose to a higher straight.  Let’s say the flop comes 10-J-K. You obviously have a strong hand […]

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Playing Suited Connectors after the Flop

Playing suited connectors from time to time makes you less predictable. When played sensibly, cards like 6h-7h have the potential to make very strong hands — straights, flushes, and even full houses — that could result in a handsome payday. If, however, you play these hands poorly after the flop, you risk losing your whole […]

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Avoiding Traps

Poker is as much about cutting your losses as it is winning pots. The ability to fold a strong hand in the right situation can save you loads of money, which essentially adds to your bottom line. Money saved is money earned. This week we’ll look at some trapping situations and how you can avoid […]