I recently viewed the tape from the World Series of Poker final table when I won my record eleventh bracelet. There was one interesting hand that commentator Robert Williamson said I played poorly. Here’s how it went down.
If you’re playing small ball poker, you’ll be entering a lot of pots, and in most of them, you’ll be coming in for a 2 ½ times the big blind raise.
The secret behind playing small ball poker isn’t so much in the hands you choose to play. It’s more about the amount you choose to bet with the hands you end up playing.
No matter what poker book you read or poker show you watch, the topic of position will invariably be discussed and its importance stressed.
In tournament play, the best players in the world usually won’t reraise a bet before the flop. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t certain situations where it’s appropriate to do just that.
The squeeze play has been around poker for a long time but I’ve seen many more players using it in recent years. What is the squeeze play? Well, it goes something like this.
I recently spent two weeks doing commentary for the new Asian Pacific Poker Tour. The quality of play was surprisingly good but I did notice that many players tended to misplay small pairs before the flop.
Playing correctly from the small blind can be frustrating and confusing.
Poker is as much about cutting your losses as it is winning pots. The ability to fold a strong hand in the right situation can save you loads of money, which essentially adds to your bottom line. Money saved is money earned. This week we’ll look at some trapping situations […]
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, […]