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Position in poker

Sunday, February 20th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | 1 Comment

Submitted by Matthew Tonge this article about position in poker belongs to the Poker Strategy Series. This is the last article in a series describing 5 key steps  to become a winning poker player. The topic at hand is position in poker. Overview of the entire article series Which starting hands to play in poker Poker hand strength Bet sizing in poker Aggression in poker Position in poker Position in poker Summary: Play less hands when in early position. Having position Read more [...]

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Aggression in poker

Friday, February 18th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | No Comments

Submitted by Matthew Tonge this article about aggression in poker belongs to the Poker Strategy Series. This article series contains 5 key steps  to go from break-even to a winning player in poker. This fourth step deals with aggression in poker. Overview of the entire article series Which starting hands to play in poker Poker hand strength Bet sizing in poker Aggression in poker Position in poker Aggression in poker Summary: Be the aggressor - you have more chance Read more [...]

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Bet sizing in poker

Sunday, February 13th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | No Comments

Submitted by Matthew Tonge this article about bet sizing in poker belongs to the Poker Strategy Series. This series of articles covers 5 key steps  to go from novice to a winning player in poker. The third step deals with bet sizing in poker. Overview of the entire article series Which starting hands to play in poker Poker hand strength Bet sizing in poker Aggression in poker Position in poker Bet Sizing in poker Summary: Remember what you are trying to achieve by betting Read more [...]

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Poker hand strength

Sunday, February 6th, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | No Comments

Submitted by Matthew Tonge this article about poker hand strength belongs to the Poker Strategy Series. Matthew recently submitted an article series about 5 key steps  to go from beginner to winner in poker. The second step is all about mastering the concept of poker hand strength Overview of the entire article series Which starting hands to play in poker Poker hand strength Bet sizing in poker Aggression in poker Position in poker Poker hand strength Summary: Don’t Read more [...]

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Which starting hands to play in poker?

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | No Comments

Submitted by Matthew Tonge this article about which starting hands to play in poker belongs to the Poker Strategy Series. Matthew wrote an article series about 5 steps you can implement in your poker game to go from beginner to winner. The first step is about which starting hands to play in poker and how a more strict poker hand selection will improve your win-rate. Overview of the entire article series Which starting hands to play in poker Poker hand strength Bet sizing in poker Aggression Read more [...]

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Full stack vs half stack poker strategy

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | 4 Comments

Submitted by Adam, this article belongs to the Poker Strategy series. Adam wrote the article below about full stack vs half stack poker strategy. What do you prefer? There are lots of playing styles that you can adopt in NLHE cash games.  One of the most common approaches is LAG vs TAG, however we can also split poker strategy into two more topics, namely short stack and full stack. Half Stack Strategy Half stack strategy involves buying into tables with 50BBs.  The idea is that you Read more [...]

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3 betting in poker

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Cash Games, Poker Strategy | 1 Comment

Submitted by Cory, this article belong to the Poker Strategy series. 3 betting in poker by Cory the lead singer in corywilkinsband.com. Poker goes through cycles and evolutions and the current state of no limit focuses a lot on pre-flop action.  Whether it’s tournaments with short stacks and fast blinds, or four bet bluffing 300BBS deep in a cash game how you’re playing pre-flop, notice I said, “how,” not, “what,” is going to set up your story for the rest of the hand. Right Read more [...]

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Running bad in poker

Monday, August 16th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Cash Games, Poker Strategy | 2 Comments

Submitted by Cory, this article belongs to the Poker Strategy series. Cory wrote the article below about running bad in poker....something I've experienced myself lately. If you have time check out his band’s website at corywilkinsband.com. We’ve all been there before, it’s called running bad. What is running bad though? It’s actually a combination of a few things. First, never picking up hands. Remember, in low stakes cash games your opponents are calling too much, so your goal Read more [...]

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Why are your bet sizes so important

Friday, August 13th, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | No Comments

Why are your bet sizes so important? There are countless amounts of poker players who never take into consideration how important it is to correctly size their bets based on the situation they are in.  Since you can bet any amount of chips in no limit Texas hold-em tournaments, it is easy to understand how deciding how much to bet might get a little tricky. The most important piece of advice I can give you is to think about is “When you bet, bet or a reason”.  In other words, what are you Read more [...]

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Playing against drawing hands in online poker

Monday, August 2nd, 2010 | Poker Articles, Poker Strategy | No Comments

Submitted by Chris, this article belongs to the Poker Strategy series. Chris submitted the article below on playing against drawing hands when the draw hits. One of the most annoying things in poker is when a draw (that you’re not on) hits.  This brief article offers suggestions to help make the experience less annoying and more profitable. In General, Exercise Caution If you’re betting a made hand into a drawy board, and the draw comes in on the river, you need to take the time to Read more [...]

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