You’ve probably heard that expression when referring to all types of sports, especially football. This is probably the first time, however, that you’ve ever heard it associated with playing on the World Poker Tour.
Suited connectors like 5h-6h or 9s-10s can be fun to play, especially when you hit a big flop and make a straight or a flush. While these hands certainly have a lot of potential, you’ll need to be careful that you don’t bleed your stack to death by playing them […]
If you’re saving up your money to play in one of the big $10,000 events on the poker circuit, these five tips will help make you a winner.
Calling is Cool
Fancy Play Syndrome
The ability to bluff your opponents with a poker face might seem a little fanciful, but bluffing isn’t really the way professional poker players make a living.
There are opposing schools of thought as to whether you should limp in before the flop when holding a big pocket pair like aces in No Limit Texas Hold’em.
The world’s greatest poker players can read their opponents like a book. They happen to be great human lie detectors. It isn’t magic, though, as there are several key tip-offs that you too can look for when trying to read opponents.
A pair in the hole, whether it’s 2-2 or A-A, presents a fantastic opportunity if you’re lucky enough to flop three of a kind – otherwise known as a set.
There are all kinds of ploys you can use at the poker table. Here’s a little trick that’s very effective in No Limit Hold’em tournaments. It’s known as the stop and go play.