Premium hands are simply few and far between when large pots are at stake. Tournaments are won by aggressively going after smaller pots with a range of starting hands. The trick is learning how to do that without becoming reckless.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Play More Hands in Smaller Pots in Tournaments
There are a couple of methods to amass a big stack in tournament poker. One way is to try pushing small edges before the flop by playing coin flip situations, like a pair versus two overcards, or vice versa. The problem is that this approach is far too inconsistent. You’ll […]
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Winning Tactics for Heads-Up Poker
Online play has revived No Limit Texas Hold’em heads-up poker, a game that has become especially popular among today’s young players. Even I’ve become caught up in this trend.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Adjusting to Tight Games
When you play No Limit Hold’em, the ideal strategy is to take minimal risk, do little bluffing, and hope that weaker players call you when you have a strong hand.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Exploiting Weak-Tight Players
Whether you’re in a No Limit Hold’em tournament or just playing in a home game with friends, invariably you’ll come across a player that falls under the category of weak-tight.
Pros Don’t Bluff As Much As You Think
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.