Tag: guest posts

Mar 31 2021

Sky Is Wrong: HUDs Are Bad For You. Kinda.

Mar 31 2021 Published at Smart Poker Study under tags  guest posts poker hud

"Occasionally, you need to just turn off all the technology and GTO and HUDs and software and all the other damn crap, and just play some real poker." -Dave "Memphis Mojo" Smith TL;DR Executive Summary: Using a Head-up Display (HUD) can have harmful effects on your poker game in the long-run. Players who multi-table online with HUDs typically can...

Mar 30 2021

What am I doing wrong?

Let’s be real. Poker can be infuriating at times. So much so, that most of us who have played the game for a considerable amount of time likely have our fair share of moments where we were forced to question our own sanity. The question below comes from a student of mine who is also a highly successful chess player. Their question arose...

Mar 27 2021

How Emotions Can Destroy Your Poker

Mar 27 2021 Published at Smart Poker Study under tags  guest posts poker mental game

How Emotions Can Destroy Your Poker “The most important of these skills, and power’s crucial foundation is the ability to master your emotions. An emotional response to a situation is the single greatest barrier to power, a mistake that will cost you a lot more than any temporary satisfaction you might gain by expressing your […] The post How Emotions Can Destroy Your...

Feb 20 2021

Top 5 Tips for Better Hand Reading without Using Solvers

The ability to figure out what poker hands your opponent could be holding, also known as hand reading, is one of the key aspects of your game. The best poker players in the world are using solvers to train this process and understand ranges in different situations. However, I am aware that not everyone enjoys using solvers and analyzing the difficult math,...

Top 5 Tips for Better Hand Reading without Using Solvers

The ability to figure out what poker hands your opponent could be holding, also known as hand reading, is one of the key aspects of your game. The best poker players in the world are using solvers to train this process and understand ranges in different situations. Listen to this article within the podcast:...

Dec 06 2020

Poker Lessons from Me and My 10-Year-Old Son: Don’t Be Afraid to Try Something New

Dec 06 2020 Published at Smart Poker Study under tags  guest posts mixed games

My son is 10 years old now and it’s special to watch him grow up. He reminds me of myself, in particular how he gets obsessed with certain toys and games. Back in my day it was action figures and Nintendo. For him it’s Rubik’s Cubes and Minecraft. He’s bright, intelligent, competitive, and highly motivated to succeed. When he doesn’t win or...

Poker Lessons from Me and My 10-Year-Old Son: Don’t Be Afraid to Try Something New

Dec 06 2020 Published at Smart Poker Study under tags  guest posts mixed games

My son is 10 years old now and it’s special to watch him grow up. He reminds me of myself, in particular how he gets obsessed with certain toys and games. Back in my day it was action figures and Nintendo. For him it’s Rubik’s Cubes and Minecraft. He’s bright, intelligent, competitive, and highly motivated to succeed. When he doesn’t win or...

Sep 17 2020

4 Essential Tips to Crush Poker Tournaments

Sep 17 2020 Published at Smart Poker Study under tags  guest posts tournament strategy

By Eelis Pärssinen of Beasts of Poker Every weekend, players from all over the world login to their favorite poker site to play tournaments. Some achieve a life-changing score by winning big, and some get excitement well worth their money spent on buy-ins. There are entertaining Twitch streamers, replays of major live events with hole cards shown and a great selection of live...

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