Tag: beginner poker strategy

Apr 26 2022

[Updated] Free Pot Odds & Implied Odds Poker Calculators

Odds in poker can be a bit…odd. So let's break down pot odds, implied odds, and give you some free tools so you can quickly calculate these on your own. Or skip ahead to the calculator for you: Pot Odds Calculator (Facing Bets) Offering Pot Odds Calculator (Making Bets) Implied Odds Calculator … Free...

Apr 20 2022

Poker Expected Value (EV) Formula

Poker EV, short for expected value, is the most vital mathematical concept in poker. When we say that something is +EV it means the play is expected to be profitable in the long run. Whereas a play that is -EV is expected to lose us money in the long run. The … Poker Expected Value (EV) Formula...

Apr 11 2022

[Updated] Blockers In Poker: How They Work In 2022

The concept of blockers in poker has been around for a while but, until recently, it’s one that has been far more stressed in Omaha games. Lately, however, we’re seeing the concept applied more in Texas Hold’em as well. While the value of blockers may not be as high in Hold’em as … Blockers In Poker: How They Work...

Apr 02 2022

Simple Poker Bluff Math

The honest truth is that poker bluffs are simple with a small amount of math. But in saying that, I also realize that many players are scared of poker math. It can look overwhelming at first, but with some basic knowledge, it becomes very easy to do. And with a just little … Simple Poker Bluff Math Read More »...

Mar 15 2022

Running It Twice In Poker

The first time I heard about "running it twice" was watching an episode of High Stakes Poker. Two players agreed to run multiple river cards and suddenly there were two rivers instead of one, pots getting chopped, and a bunch of excitement around the table. I didn't understand it at the time, …...

Mar 05 2022

How Much Poker Money Do You Need To Play?

Do you know the two most important things needed to play poker? Money and discipline. Without discipline you are destined to lose all of your poker money…and without poker money, you won't actually be able to play. This is why BRM, or bankroll management, is so important. A good BRM strategy ensures that you always […] The post How Much Poker Money Do...

Jan 19 2022

ABC Poker: The Simple Strategy

The concept of ABC poker is oftentimes misunderstood. Many players think ABC poker is playing some super exploitable and dumbed-down strategy that makes about 0bb/100. However, ABC poker is really just a term to describe a simple strategy that focuses on good fundamental play and veers away from FPS (fancy play syndrome). In full […] The post ABC Poker: The Simple Strategy first...

Jan 10 2022

[Updated] Understanding 3-Bet Ranges

As poker matures and aggression increases, it's very important that you are understanding 3-bet ranges correctly. Today's players are using advanced 3 bets more often and applying lots of preflop pressure, so it's imperative that we can handle their 3bets profitably. In this article, we are going to discuss how to analyze a 3-bet range […] The post Understanding 3-Bet Ranges...

Nov 14 2021

Live & Casino Poker Strategy 101

Live poker, and poker played in casinos and cardrooms, requires some strategic nuance to win more per hour. With some basic adjustments and a deeper understanding of the game flow, you’ll find both preflop and postflop much easier to play. This guide is going to break down some easy adjustments you can make to your […] The post Live & Casino Poker Strategy...

Apr 14 2021

TAG Poker Strategy: Explained

Of the 6 major player types, TAG is the most important. The average grinder employs a TAG poker strategy and many players should learn a TAG style before doing anything else. TAG is an abbreviation for “Tight Aggressive” and is in between a nit and a LAG. In this guide you will learn what a […] The post TAG Poker Strategy: Explained first...

Mar 02 2021

Your Starting Stake In Poker

If you are new to poker, you may not know which stake to start at. Should you start at the smallest limit your poker room allows for? Or should you play at the biggest stake your bankroll can afford? Let's answer this from the frame of a poker question asked by Frankie. Either push play, […] The post Your Starting Stake In Poker...

Jan 26 2021

[Updated] Free Pot Odds & Implied Odds Poker Calculators

Odds in poker can be a bit…odd. So let's break down pot odds, implied odds, and give you some free tools so you can quickly calculate these on your own. Or skip ahead to the calculator for you: Pot Odds Calculator (Facing Bets) Offering Pot Odds Calculator (Making Bets) Implied Odds Calculator (Facing Bets) Pot […] The post Free Pot Odds & Implied...

Free Pot Odds & Implied Odds Poker Calculators

Odds in poker can be a bit…odd. So let's break down pot odds, implied odds, and give you some free tools so you can quickly calculate these on your own. Or skip ahead to the calculator for you: Pot Odds Calculator (Facing Bets) Offering Pot Odds Calculator (Making Bets) Implied Odds Calculator (Facing Bets) Pot […] The post Free Pot Odds & Implied...

Jan 25 2021

The +EV Poker Squeeze

One of the most profitable plays available to you in a game where preflop raises tend to get one or more callers is the squeeze. Done correctly, squeezing can pick up lots of uncontested pots preflop, even when you have marginal hands. But squeeze in the wrong spots, and you will bleed chips quickly. So […] The post The +EV Poker Squeeze first...

The +EV Poker Squeeze

One of the most profitable plays available to you in a game where preflop raises tend to get one or more callers is the squeeze. Done correctly, squeezing can pick up lots of uncontested pots preflop, even when you have marginal hands. But squeeze in the wrong spots, and you will bleed chips quickly. So […] The post The +EV Poker Squeeze first...

Jan 22 2021

[Updated] Free Poker Spreadsheets

Poker contains a lot of repetitive math, especially when studying poker hands away from the table. While you can use software to do a lot of this math, sometimes a good 'ol fashioned spreadsheet is the best way to visualize and play with the numbers. So to save you a tremendous amount of time, I […] The post Free Poker Spreadsheets first appeared...

Free Poker Spreadsheets

Poker contains a lot of repetitive math, especially when studying poker hands away from the table. While you can use software to do a lot of this math, sometimes a good 'ol fashioned spreadsheet is the best way to visualize and play with the numbers. So to save you a tremendous amount of time, I […] The post Free Poker Spreadsheets first appeared...

Jan 10 2021

Auto-Profit Bets In Poker

As a general rule, our main focus in poker is to make as many profitable bets as possible and reduce our number of losing bets along the way. One of the best ways to measure this is with the concept of auto-profit bets. An auto- profit bet is when your opponent folds too often given your […] The post Auto- Profit Bets In Poker first...

Auto-Profit Bets In Poker

As a general rule, our main focus in poker is to make as many profitable bets as possible and reduce our number of losing bets along the way. One of the best ways to measure this is with the concept of auto-profit bets. An auto- profit bet is when your opponent folds too often given your […] The post Auto- Profit Bets In Poker first...

Jan 09 2021

How To Value Bet In Poker (With Examples!)

There are three main types of betting in poker: value betting, bluffing, and betting for protection. While bluffing is important and protection is a bi- product of understanding equity - knowing how to value bet in poker is an essential part of improving your winrate whether you play ABC poker or another style. In this guide, […] The post How To Value Bet In...

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