Bluffing is a big part of poker, but equally, if not more important, is the ability to sniff out an opponent’s bluff. Here are a few things you should focus on.
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.
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.
Ideally you want to play in games where you’re clearly the best player at the table. In No Limit Hold’em tournaments, however, you don’t have the luxury of choosing which table you’ll be playing at. Unless you truly believe that you’re the absolute best poker player on the planet (you’re […]
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I’m going to set up a No Limit Hold’em tournament scenario, and your job is to figure out the best play. After you’ve made your guess, I’ll reveal the answer along with the reasoning behind it.
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, […]
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.
There’s a hot topic of debate amongst elite poker professionals: betting it all on a slim margin at the very beginning of a tournament. While some pros have an “all or nothing” mentality about it, others would rather play it more conservatively.
In a typical cash poker game, you don’t face the pressure of having to win every last chip on the table. Instead, you can play a steady, solid game, looking to make a small profit on the night by playing conservatively and making sure you have top hands when you […]