What do you want to get out of poker? What’s your motivation? For most people the answer is plain and simple: money. Money-motivated players are vastly different from others who are driven to challenge themselves against the best in the world.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Changing Your Table Image
In order to maximize your profits at the poker table, your goal should be to play completely opposite of the way other players at the table perceive you. Simply put, if opponents label you a conservative player who never bluffs and only plays premium hands, you’ll do better playing aggressively […]
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Changing Gears
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 […]
Repper Advances to Semis as GMHS Girls Move to Finals
On June 1, George Mason High School’s women’s tennis team advanced to the State finals in Radford, Va., clinched by an impressive (6-2, 6-1) win by senior Anna Duning (No. 2). The Mustang’s competition, the Goochland Bulldogs, proved to be formidable but the Mustangs prevailed, sweeping the Regional Finals.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: When Ace-King Misses the Flop
Ace-king is a pretty starter, but it’s important to remember, as attractive as it appears, it’s still a drawing hand.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: When to Bet and When to Check-Raise
I often discuss the importance of mixing up your play in order to remain unpredictable. One of the best ways to do that is by occasionally betting the flop and sometimes going for a check-raise.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: 3 Ways to Add Deception to Your Game
The key to becoming a winning poker player is to learn the fundamentals that will make your game consistently strong. Once you do that, and become a winning player in smaller games, you’ll need to add some deception to your game in order to compete at higher levels.
The Continuation Bet
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.
Setting a Trap by Smooth Calling with Pocket Aces
To win a really big pot in a game of No Limit Texas Hold’em, you’ll often have to set a trap for your opponents, especially if they are good players. That’s because most solid players won’t go broke in a typical hand unless they either have a strong hand themselves, […]
Daniel Negreanu on Poker
Fancy Play Syndrome