Now 52 games into the season, it’s safe to say that the Washington Capitals are a good team.
You have to play more hands than usual to be successful in tournament poker.
Defending your big blind isn’t easy. You’ll be out of position for the entire hand unless the raise comes from the player in the small blind.
In tournament play, it’s generally advisable to avoid risking large sums of chips in coin flip situations, like pocket sixes versus A-K. After all, the pocket pair is only a very slight heads-up favorite. Why risk your tournament life on a near 50/50 proposition?
I like to peruse the Full Contact Poker online forums to read and comment on posts about interesting poker hands and whether they were played properly.
In No Limit hold’em tournaments, size your bets based on your opponent’s skill level. You can cut corners by betting wisely — save a little here and make a little extra there.
Many poker books make the claim that it’s never correct to raise the minimum amount in no limit Hold’em. I disagree. It’s a mistake to use the words never or always with regards to how to play a poker hand.
There are many different opinions regarding the best way to play small pairs from early position.
Experienced no limit Texas Hold’em players understand the importance of reading flop texture. So should you. In this column, we’ll examine how your playing strategy should change depending on the type of flop that hits the board.
In tournament play, the best players in the world usually won’t reraise a bet before the flop. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t certain situations where it’s appropriate to do just that.