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Nov 22 2020

[Updated] Top 9 Poker Podcasts (Updated 2020)

In recent years, podcasts have become a hit, and you can find plenty of them in any niche. Poker is no exception, and there are regular podcasts that provide valuable content. Whether it is about strategy, news or anything else, you can learn a lot and have fun at the same time. Many of them […] The post Top 9 Poker Podcasts (Updated...

Nov 18 2020

The Top 10 Gifts For Poker Players

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking of what you should get for that poker player in your life. Don’t just get them a poker chip set, cheap folding table, or novelty shirt. That’s what they always get. These 10 amazing gifts are sure to be loved by any poker player. Artisan […] The post The Top 10 Gifts For...

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...

Nov 08 2020

The Flop Texture Tool

How often do certain flop types occur? What if you hold two cards that block that kind of flop texture? Thanks to Flopzilla Pro's new flop breakdown tool, you can answer questions like this with ease. To learn how to use this tool, push play and I'll walk you through it. This kind of analysis […] The post The Flop Texture Tool first...

Oct 11 2020

Poker Combos & Blockers 101

One of the most important intermediate skills a player can have is the ability use combos and blockers at the poker table. These technical skills require nothing more than a little counting (if you can handle 4+12, you'll be fine!), but they can help you find so many extra bluffs and thinner value bets in […] The post Poker Combos & Blockers 101...

Sep 11 2020

Pros & Cons of Poker Tournament Satellites

Poker tournaments are the favorite format of many. Whether you play just for fun or have more serious aspirations with poker, tournaments have their appeal. Many of them offer a chance at a big win that can provide a serious boost to your bankroll and sometimes even change your life entirely. However, even for the best in the game, the variance that comes...

Exploit Poker Fish For Maximum Value

In my prior article called, Poker Players Can Learn A Lot From Fish, I shared the 5 most common mistakes that fish make in an effort to teach you what NOT to do on-the-felt. Avoiding these mistakes strengthens your game and helps you avoid money-losing situations. Let's flip the script on our thinking today, and […] The post Exploit Poker Fish For Maximum...

Sep 07 2020

The Power of Poker HUD: How to Best Utilize the Info You Have

Having a poker HUD (Heads Up Display) while playing online is a huge advantage. Unlike with live poker, where you have to try your best to memorize players’ tendencies, a HUD provides you with a wealth of information that you gather as you play. No effort is required on your part. All the information gathered in this way is displayed on your screen...

Sep 04 2020

Correctly Interpreting Major HUD Stats to Adjust Your Play

Using a Heads Up Display (HUD) has become the norm in modern online poker. You’ll struggle to find a serious player who plays without a HUD as the advantages of using HUD are just too big to pass on. But just having a bunch of stats on your screen won’t really make you a better player. Understanding what all these different numbers stand...

Aug 31 2020

Bad Beat Jackpots: All You Need to Know

If you’re a cash game player you’ve probably come across tables offering bad beat jackpots. These are available both online and in live environments although exact conditions and requirements can vary greatly from one room to another. The basic premise of these jackpots is: if you or someone else loses while holding a very strong hand, they get the lion’s share of the...

Aug 28 2020

Poker Staking: Is It Good or Bad for Poker?

Staking has been an integral part of the poker community for a long time. Lately, however, it’s become hugely popular, especially in big buy-in events. Many people familiar with poker and with access to funds are more than happy to front winning players with six and even seven-figure amounts to put them in a tournament in exchange for a share of profits. This...

Aug 07 2020

Poker Preflop All-In Calls Explained

No matter if you are playing tournaments or cash games, it comes in handy to know the math behind preflop ranges and how much equity you need in order to make the call with a specific range of hands. Being able to estimate and correctly estimate poker hand ranges both play a major role in […] The post Poker Preflop All-In Calls Explained...

Jul 06 2020

Don’t Tap The Fish Tank

Let me ask you a question: in which of these situations are you more likely to earn profits? In your first 2 orbits at the table, you count 9 limps made from various players, most pots are multi-way in a single raised pot and people get to showdown with one pair while holding hands like […] The post Don't Tap The Fish Tank...

Jun 30 2020

Exploiting The 4 Types Of Poker Players

The game of poker is constantly evolving and there is always something new to learn about player type exploits if you want to stay ahead of the pack and maximize your profit. One thing that is often overlooked is how to exploit specific poker players & strategic pitfalls, board textures or tendencies of your opponents […] The post Exploiting The 4 Types Of...

Jun 28 2020

Folding Correctly In Poker

Folding is the least sexy topic in poker. Folding is just so…final. Your cards hit the muck, you concede the pot to your opponent, and you’re off to the next hand. But the honest truth is that poker players fall into two main categories: Players that fold far too often Players that fold far too […] The post Folding Correctly In Poker first...

Jun 15 2020

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, but the option […] The post Running It Twice In Poker...

Jun 07 2020

Crushing Fishy Poker Tables

Fishy tables are typically your most profitable kind of poker table. Lots of players who are making massive strategic mistakes allow you to play a simple strategy that allows them to beat themselves. And while you could implement a simple style that makes some money, there are some key areas that you can focus on […] The post Crushing Fishy Poker Tables first...

May 26 2020

Poker Players Can Learn A Lot From Fish

I came across this quote the other day and absolutely fell in love with it because it’s not just applicable to life, but it suits the poker table as well. "It's good to learn from mistakes. It's better to learn from other people's mistakes." Warren Buffet The first thing I asked myself was, “Who makes […] The post Poker Players Can Learn A...

May 19 2020

Are Old Poker Videos Useless?

“Are old poker videos still relevant?” This was a question I received a while back, and to be honest, it’s a great one. I’ve been creating poker training videos for about a decade, and it’s totally valid to ask if videos posted in 2014 or 2018 are even worth watching at this point. Press play, […] The post Are Old Poker Videos Useless?...

May 10 2020

Top 9 Poker Podcasts (Updated 2020)

In recent years, podcasts have become a hit, and you can find plenty of them in any niche. Poker is no exception, and there are regular podcasts that provide valuable content. Whether it is about strategy, news or anything else, you can learn a lot and have fun at the same time. Many of them […] The post Top 9 Poker Podcasts (Updated...

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