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Jan 17 2022

Turn Your Check-Raise Strategy into a High-Value Play!

Jan 17 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

Being first to act in each post-flop betting round in poker makes it very difficult to maximise your win rate and make optimal decisions. You have the least amount of information available to you (compared to in-position opponents). You won’t get to see first how your opponents act first. So, to help you cultivate a...

Jan 14 2022

Quack! Quack! Learn How to Turn Pocket Deuces into a High-Value Hand!

Jan 14 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

Pocket deuces (AKA ducks) in poker means a pair of two’s. It can be tricky to play. On the one hand, they’re technically better than hands like ace-king. But, on the other, they’re both the weakest of the 13 possible pocket pairs and only a coinflip against over-cards. In other words, they’re dominated and whenever they’re not, you’re about 50/50...

Jan 10 2022

Step into the Sometimes Crazy World of Poker Side Betting!

Jan 10 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

In poker, side betting refers to bets made separately from the primary outcome in a poker game. Side bets are most commonly agreed between two players. But there are specific instances where bets of this nature might include everyone at the table! In essence, side betting ultimately helps spice up the action with the additional “gambling” bet....

Jan 07 2022

Learn the Top 7 Poker Actions from Checking to Going All-in!

Jan 07 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

Poker isn’t as chaotic as some professional-level sports games. It’s NOT a free-for-all/mad scramble with players all playing simultaneously and trying to score (place bets) at the same time. Instead, there’s a more systematic approach (similar to chess) – Betting involves knowing who is first to act each...

Jan 03 2022

Coping When Things Aren’t Going Your Way at the Poker Tables!

Jan 03 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

People are competitive. From professional boxers, footballers and athletes to ferocious keyboard warriors, sibling rivals, they all want to win. Even impatient grannies break shins as they plough tartan trolleys through packed tube doorways, desperate to get on first. There’s no denying it. Everyone wants to win. It’s not...

Dec 31 2021

Courchevel Poker – The New Poker Kid on the Block You Should Learn!

Dec 31 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

If you’re looking to play an action-packed poker game, look no further than Courchevel Poker! The game is rooted in Omaha, where a player receives four down cards. They must use two of which in conjunction with three community cards to make their best five-card hand. But there are two major differences between Omaha and Courchevel Poker, a...

Dec 27 2021

How to Bluff in Poker

Dec 27 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

Bluffing is a thrilling part of the game of poker. While it’s often over exaggerated in terms of frequency and grandeur in movies, that’s nothing to say of the importance it can hold in a poker game to both (1) round out your skillset and (2) increase your win rate and subsequent abilities to win pots you wouldn’t otherwise have won....

Dec 24 2021

30 Great Jokes on the Game of Poker

Dec 24 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

As a game with such a unique history and characters, poker also lends itself to humor – both at the tables and away from it. Several big-name comedians Norm Macdonald, Brad Garrett, Ray Romano, and Kevin Hart are even known to jump in the action at the tables. Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander is also known to take a seat at the poker table. With...

Dec 20 2021

7 Ways of Using Poker Statistics

Dec 20 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

It’s often claimed that good poker strategy involves a mixture of – Game theory Probability Psychology Statistics How exactly, though, do poker make up part of a strong player’s outlook? Players can use poker stats to adjust their game and...

Dec 17 2021

Quick Tips for Navigating the WSOP

Dec 17 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

For 50 years the World Series of Poker (WSOP) has attracted the best poker players in the world to Las Vegas. It’s morphed from a small gathering of mainly Texas road gamblers at Binion’s Horseshoe to catering to hundreds of thousands of players at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino. Those attending for the first time might find the colossal...

Dec 13 2021

Embracing Luck and Less-Skilled Players Keeps the Poker World Turning!

Dec 13 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

“If there weren’t luck involved, I’d win every time.” - Phil Hellmuth. As Phil Hellmuth polishes his record 16th WSOP bracelet, it’s fascinating a video of him berating an ‘idiot player’ and wondering why? Phil is an unquestionably talented poker player. Who can’t relate to his hilarious outbursts? We’ve all felt the pain and...

Dec 10 2021

888poker Sponsored WPT DeepStacks Opening Delivers Unbeatable Action!

Dec 10 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

On Sunday, November 28, the WPT DeepStacks kicked off on 888poker. The 28-event high-stakes online poker series runs through December 21 and offers more than $3 million in guaranteed prize pools. The focal point of the series will be the $1,050 buy-in $1,000,000 GTD Main Event. Day 1s of the Main Event will run from December 5-20. Survivors...

Dec 06 2021

How Bet Sizing Can Win You Bigger Pots Over Time!

Dec 06 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

During the COVID pandemic, many of us moved from playing live in casinos and home games to online poker. Much can be written about the differences between playing online versus playing live. These differences include the following – Physical tells The possibility of collusion What you wear...

Nov 22 2021

The Top 10 Poker Streamers You Need to Watch!

Nov 22 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

More fans may now be watching live poker on Twitch than any other medium, including major networks like ESPN. Millions of viewers around the world check out the players on the site every day as they chit chat, crack jokes, and of course, play poker. The platform has become a significant part of the game. It has attracted players who might not...

Nov 19 2021

Top 7 Best Poker Vloggers

Nov 19 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

Poker has become a multimedia game in recent years with the following types – Hole card cams Televised tournaments and cash games Streaming events Social media There are more ways to watch, read, follow, and get educated about the game than ever before. Beyond that, many poker players...

Nov 15 2021

12 Ways to Play Poker without Poker Chips!

Nov 15 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

To wager bets in poker, you need to play with some sort of currency - or something that can act as a specific value. Poker chips are the most common thing to use for this in poker. But what about when you don’t have a poker chip set available, and you want to play? Well, fear not! In this article, we’ll reveal some...

Nov 12 2021

Why this Poker Betting Rules Guide Is a Must-Read!

Nov 12 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

Poker is essentially a game of betting. Understanding the rules behind how poker betting works is extremely critical to generating a winning strategy. In this guide to poker betting rules, we’ll discuss all the vital information to get us up to speed on how betting works in poker. Here is what’s coming up -...

Nov 08 2021

How to Play 8-Game Mix Poker?

Nov 08 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

There are many poker variants, and the most well-rounded players know how to play many of them. Here are the games that are a part of the popular 8-Game Mix – How to Play 8-Game Mix Poker 8-Game Mix Poker Rules 8-Game Mix Poker Hand Rankings Strategy for 8-Game Mix Poker FAQ...

Nov 05 2021

Top 5 Poker Patterns to Help You Grow as a Player and 5 to Avoid!

Nov 05 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

A pattern is a repeated or regular way that something is done. So, when talking about “poker patterns”, we could use this phrase to mean “poker habits” or “poker routines,” as well. Patterns might refer to on-the-felt things, like betting patterns. They might also include off-table habits, such as what you do before a session. In...

Nov 01 2021

Are You One of these Top 9 Poker Player Type Personalities?

Nov 01 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  888poker

Have you ever noticed the same types of players at your poker tables? There is the guy who 3bets a lot preflop and seems overly aggressive. Or maybe there is that guy who plays any two cards, and open limps a lot preflop. Or what about that guy who hardly ever enters the pot, always waiting...

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