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Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Bet Sizing is Proportional to Skill Level

In No Limit Hold’em, much like video games and karate lessons, you need to master one level before you can move on to the next. In karate, as your skill level increases, your instructor presents you with the next belt. But in poker, only you can decide when it’s time to graduate to the next […]

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Raising Pre-Flop in No Limit Hold

In a structured limit game, like $10-$20 Limit Hold’em, you’ll face simple decisions when it comes to betting: check, bet the designated amount, or raise. Players don’t have to think about how much to bet and raise because both actions are predetermined by the structure.

Picking Splinters: BCS Still Bogus

Arguably the most audible phrase you’ll hear across the country this time of year pertaining to sports: “I hate the BCS.” Actually, the more I watch the World Series, maybe that previous phrase is a close second to “What the heck is Tim McCarver saying?” But since I don’t think anyone knows the answer to […]

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Smart Pre-Flop Raises

In No Limit Hold'em, a standard raise is exactly three times the amount of the big blind. So, if the blinds are $10-$20, a player’s normal raise will make it $60. This is a solid pre-flop raising strategy, but you should also consider adjusting the amount based on several key factors.