Tag: beginner poker strategy

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...

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...

Blockers In Poker: How They Work In 2021

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 it is in […] The post Blockers In Poker: How They...

Blockers In Poker: How They Work In 2021

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 it is in […] The post Blockers In Poker: How They...

Jan 08 2021

[Updated] 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 bit of extra […] The post Simple Poker Bluff Math first...

Jan 06 2021

Why A Poker Math Approach Is Best

Poker is a game of math. The math can range from simple things like figuring out the size of the pot to very complex things like calculating the EV of multi-street plays. But poker is also a social/psychological game where tells, psychology, and dynamics come into play (especially in live & casino poker). Players that approach […] The post Why A Poker Math Approach...

Jan 02 2021

The Most Important Poker HUD Stat: VPIP

The most important poker HUD stat is VPIP, hands down. VPIP, short for voluntarily put money in pot, is a preflop stat that tells us how often a player is putting in money given the opportunity. Limps, calls, raises, and 3bets all count as VPIP, but what is a high vs. low range? Watch this […] The post The Most Important Poker HUD...

Dec 29 2020

How Would I Learn Poker From Scratch In 2021?

When I first entered poker back in 2004, the landscape was quite different than it is today. Back during the ‘Moneymaker Boom’ there were a couple of poker forums worth visiting, a few pieces of poker software, and a limited number of books that deserved a read. Now, the poker learning landscape is 100% different. […] The post How Would I Learn Poker...

Dec 11 2020

Does Pot Control Still Work In Poker?

Pot control is the act of keeping the size of the pot smaller and more manageable. Typically, players exercise pot control by checking behind on flops and turns with semi-strong hands to avoid making the pot too large. And while this makes sense on the surface, it can actually create a whole host of problems […] The post Does Pot Control Still Work...

Nov 24 2020

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...

Nov 16 2020

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 bit of extra […] The post Simple Poker Bluff Math first...

Nov 15 2020

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...

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