Tag: mixed games

Sep 16 2021

Mixed Games Poker Guide: Draw Games

As poker players, we were all likely introduced to card games of some form as kids -- Go Fish, Crazy Eights, and Uno to name a few -- and they all had something in common: there were no solvers available for them! Kidding aside, one trait most kids card games do share is the fact that discarding and drawing play a big role....

Sep 15 2021

Mixed Games Poker Guide: Stud Games

Before there was Hold ‘em, there was Stud. It was the most popular version of poker before Hold ‘em began to grow in the 1980s. Now, while not as prominent as they once were, Stud variants remain an integral part of mixed games. In this section of our Mixed Games Poker Guide, we'll be covering the classic variants of 7-Card Stud, Razz...

Sep 14 2021

Mixed Games Poker Guide: Flop Games

While Hold ‘em games (Limit, Pot Limit, No Limit) can be called in a mixed game, this section of Cardplayer Lifestyle's Mixed Games Poker Guide will be presented with the impression that you understand how to play Hold ‘em. As such, they won’t be discussed in full, only mentioned in reference to other flop games. Besides, if you’re playing in a mixed game,...

Sep 13 2021

Mixed Games Poker Guide: An Overview

Remember when you were a kid and all you wanted to eat was pizza (or burgers, or hot dogs, or candy, or whatever your favorite food was) and your parents said "NO!"? Pizza’s great and all, as is No Limit Hold ‘em, but remember also how your parents encouraged you to try new foods? Well, we're here to be your "poker parent" and...

Jul 23 2021

Mixed Games Poker Tournament Strategy For Beginners

It's tournament time again in Las Vegas. The World Series of Poker might not happen for a few more months, but there are tournaments everywhere and that means my poker buddies are all calling me for advice on mixed games. Most of the no-limit players I know have made this call at some point, most of them assuming that playing mixed games might...

May 25 2021

Episode 353: ICM, PLO, and Tiny C-Bets

In this all-strategy episode, Nate and Andrew discuss ICM and Risk Premium in non-hold 'em games, then Andrew talks about bluffing, bluff-catching, and tiny continuation bets. Episode 115: Ben Yu Support the podcast and get daily strategy segments at www.patreon.com/thinkingpokerdaily. ... Read more...

Jan 13 2021

A Beginner’s Guide to Poker’s Mixed Games

It’s a new year, and with it comes the potential for new excitement and opportunities. When it comes to poker, that’s no different. Along with studying and dedicating yourself more to your game of choice (for most, No Limit Hold ‘em), It’s also a great time to take up a new game… or 8, or 10. Anyone who knows me knows I love...

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 23 2019

Episode 85: Finally in Las Vegas!

Sep 23 2019 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  carlos welch mixed games podcast

After a cross-country drive, Andrew has finally reunited with Nate in Las Vegas for the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event! The two are joined by Carlos to talk about a few hands Nate played in a preliminary 10-game event, low-stakes tournaments in Vegas, and much, much more. Carlos Welch Carlos Welch is a “professional poker student” and long-time friend of the...

Jun 18 2018

Episode 260: WSOP Live 2018

Nate got barely 72 hours in Las Vegas this summer, but he was kind enough to spend a few of them recording with Andrew and Carlos in his Gold Coast hotel room. The three talk about their summer plans, the dealer's choice event, and all of the delightful weirdos in Las Vegas. Timestamps 0:30 - Hello & Welcome 34:50 - Strategy

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