In a recent column, I covered deep-stack play in tournaments. This week, let’s look at how to play a healthy stack in live games.
Editorial: Glad This One Is Over
We congratulate and applaud the highly-coordinated effort of leading Virginia Democratic Party officials to pull off Tuesday’s takeover of the state senate. It was disciplined and thorough, involving full participation from the top by Governor Tim Kaine and former Governor Mark Warner, with a lot of support from U.S. Senator […]
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Tempting a Three-Barrel Bluffer
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.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Reading Tells Early — When It Counts
There’s a common misconception about how, and more importantly, when to read other players’ tells.
David Brooks: A Still, Small Voice
A few weeks ago, I interviewed Deborah Pryce, the Republican congresswoman, in her Washington office. There was a doll propped up against a windowsill, and I wanted to ask her if it had belonged to her daughter, who died of cancer at age 9 in 1999. But that question seemed […]
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Online Poker: An Excellent Training Tool
The only true way to get better at poker is to dedicate lots of hours to practice.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: King-Queen: A Dubious Hand
The one hand that beginning and intermediate players misplay more often than others is K-Q. The hand looks powerful — one that would seemingly rank up there with starters like A-K and A-Q — but it isn’t in the same league as those premium cards.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Dummy it Down
There’s an old poker saying that goes something like this: “If thou attempts to bluff a bad player, thou becomes one.”
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 […]
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Getting to the River is Half the Battle
Playing in a No Limit tournament is much different than playing in a cash game.