Tag: hand classes

Jan 11 2022

When Should You Bluff with a Missed Flush Draw? (3 Tips for the River)

When you reach the river with a missed flush draw, should you try and bluff your opponent, or is it best to give up? That will be the focus of today's article. I am going to share with you 3 tips for bluffing (or not bluffing)on the river when you hold nothing but a missed flush draw. Let’s dive in! Tip #1...

Jan 07 2022

How to Play Combo Draws in Cash Games

Combo draws are super strong hands, especially on the flop… …but their value can obviously change drastically by the time you reach the river. You may end up with a strong five-card hand, a total airball, or something in between (like one pair). To help you navigate this dynamic, this article covers how to play combo draws on every street. For the newer...

Nov 30 2021

[QUIZ] Would You Win the WSOP Main Event?

Every poker player has dreamed of playing at the final table of the $10,000 World Series of Poker Main Event. This quiz will give you that chance, putting you in the shoes of 2021 WSOP Main Event Champion Koray Aldemir. Your goal is to pick the move that he chose. And because Aldemir is a world-class...

Aug 20 2021

5 Tips for Playing Backdoor Flush & Straight Draws

Backdoor draws play a significant role in the range construction process. If you don't regularly consider backdoor draws when making decisions at the table, this short list of tips is for you. As you're about to learn, backdoor draws aren't valuable just because of their additional equity to hit a strong hand. Backdoor draws are also...

Aug 11 2021

[QUIZ] Do You Know Which Hands to Bluff With?

Knowing when to bluff is one of the most important aspects of poker, which is why we're making another quiz to test your skills. In this quiz, your technical understanding of bluffing on every street will be challenged, from preflop through the river. Keep in mind that multiple answers might be good bluffing hands, but the correct answer is the BEST bluffing hand...

Jul 09 2021

When Should You C-Bet with Middle or Bottom Pair in Cash Games?

Many aspects of poker strategy have fluctuated overtime… …including whether or not you should c-bet with middle or bottom pair on the flop. With the help of solvers, we now have a much clearer view of when it's a good idea to do so. In this article, I am going to explain why you would want to c-bet with a flopped middle or...

Jul 05 2021

[Updated] What is Two Pair & How Should You Play Two Pair?

Two pair is usually quite a strong hand in a game of poker. To make two pair, you must have two distinct pairs in the same five-card hand. Here is an example of two pair:...

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