Many poker books make the claim that it’s never correct to raise the minimum amount in no limit Hold’em. I disagree. It’s a mistake to use the words never or always with regards to how to play a poker hand.
The annual YouthAIDS Gala at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner once again gathered local well-heeled society and issue-conscious celebrities, headed by Ashley Judd, last Friday to raise money to fight HIV/AIDS.
It’s in the late stages of a tournament when the men are separated from the boys.
There are many different opinions regarding the best way to play small pairs from early position.
Regular readers of this column know that I am a proponent of small ball poker which is characterized by low pre-flop raises and restrained betting on the flop.
A common mistake made by amateurs is the way they play overcards after the flop when the flop misses completely. Overcards are hole cards that are of higher rank than any card on the board.
Special In What Way? While most Virginians are probably enjoying the summer in a leisurely way, their state legislature is back in session.
The regular session of the General Assembly adjourned on March 13 and we immediately went into a special session called to handle a bond bill.
You need to make adjustments to your game when switching between cash games and tournaments. One important adjustment relates to blind stealing – making a pre-flop raise with the intention of winning the blinds by inducing players in the blinds to fold.
Playing correctly from the small blind can be frustrating and confusing.