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Jul 14 2021

The Double Barrel Checklist

Pulling off a successful double barrel with an appropriate frequency is pretty important in today's online no-limit hold'em games. The days of profitably playing your entire range completely straight-forward and face-up after a continuation bet have been long gone for quite a while. However, because firing the second barrel often involves building a pot without a […] The post The...

Jun 28 2021

The Rise and Rise of Mobile Poker Apps

Two decades ago, smartphones were not that popular. And mobile gaming was simply nonexistent. During the early 2000s, online poker's popularity rose tremendously during the poker boom. As a result, to satisfy the ever- increasing demand, poker rooms were mushrooming everywhere, with market leaders such as PartyPoker leading the way. By the end of the poker boom, smartphones were becoming increasingly popular which created...

Jun 22 2021

Meet Tom Dwan: A high Stakes Pro

If Tom Dwan is not the best cash game player, I don’t know who is. For several years, thanks to his aggressive playing style, Dwan has dominated cash games, earning millions in the process. Background information Tom Dwan was born in 1986 in Edison, New Jersey. He attended Edison High School and was often involved in...

Apr 24 2021

Mobile Poker: Play poker on the go on UPoker, PPPoker and PokerBros

And As the online poker community continues to expand, so do the innovativeness of mobile poker app creators. Nowadays, you don’t have to drive to the nearest casino to play cards. You can indulge in your favorite card game right from your phone. As of today, there are dozens of poker apps in the market, but PPPoker,...

Apr 21 2021

Memory in Poker

Apr 21 2021 Published at SplitSuit Poker under tags  poker articles

Since the release of our preflop opening ranges, both in Level 1 of CORE and as part of our ongoing GTO expansion in PRO, I've noticed a growing trend. In CORE in particular, I now get frequent questions about whether subscribers should “memorize all of this” before moving on to Level 2. The follow-up question […] The post Memory in Poker first appeared...

Apr 20 2021

Understanding Your Style – What MMA Teaches Us About Poker

Apr 20 2021 Published at SplitSuit Poker under tags  poker articles

I've been watching MMA for over 10 years at this point, and it's been fascinating to watch it's "meta game" evolve in similar ways to poker. At the beginning, true to it's name, it started with each fighter focusing on their individual martial art; living and dying by it's individual strengths and weaknesses. This is […] The post...

Apr 07 2021

Dealing With Unexpected and Crazy Plays From Your Opponents

Apr 07 2021 Published at SplitSuit Poker under tags  poker articles

Poker is a technical game based on probabilities. This makes it challenging to learn for a couple reasons. Let me illustrate the idea with an example. One of the biggest roadblocks to poker success is that humans have a spectacularly poor intuition for how probabilities work. This is both an impediment to developing sound strategy, […] The post Dealing With...

Mar 17 2021

Meet Tom Dwan: A high Stakes Pro

If Tom Dwan is not the best cash game player, I don’t know who is. For several years, thanks to his aggressive playing style, Dwan has dominated cash games, earning millions in the process. Background information Tom Dwan was born in 1986 in Edison, New Jersey. He attended Edison High School and was often involved in...

Mar 07 2021

Poker Ranges & Range Reading

The ability to identify and read poker ranges is one of the most important skills a player can have. Poker is a game of incomplete information and we will almost never know exactly which two hole cards our opponent has. But with logical deduction and strong technical knowledge, we can build our opponent’s range and […] The post Poker Ranges & Range Reading...

Mar 02 2021

Your Starting Stake In Poker

If you are new to poker, you may not know which stake to start at. Should you start at the smallest limit your poker room allows for? Or should you play at the biggest stake your bankroll can afford? Let's answer this from the frame of a poker question asked by Frankie. Either push play, […] The post Your Starting Stake In Poker...

Feb 17 2021

Folding Top Two Pair Against A TAG Reg

Playing live $2/$5, you flop top two pair against a TAG regular. But when the action gets heavy and stacks are heading into the pot, is it time to think about folding two pair against a likely set? Push play and let's review this poker hand together: This hand was recently shared in the Red […] The post Folding Top Two Pair Against...

Folding Top Two Pair Against A TAG Reg

Playing live $2/$5, you flop top two pair against a TAG regular. But when the action gets heavy and stacks are heading into the pot, is it time to think about folding two pair against a likely set? Push play and let's review this poker hand together: This hand was recently shared in the Red […] The post Folding Top Two Pair Against...

Feb 02 2021

[Updated] Studying Poker: Your Weekly Study Guide

Today I want to talk to you about studying poker in 2021 and share my study routine with you. This is especially useful if you don’t already have one, but if you do have a study routine, you can take bits and pieces of this process and improve your own. The thing that we have […] The post Studying Poker: Your Weekly Study...

Studying Poker: Your Weekly Study Guide

Today I want to talk to you about studying poker in 2021 and share my study routine with you. This is especially useful if you don’t already have one, but if you do have a study routine, you can take bits and pieces of this process and improve your own. The thing that we have […] The post Studying Poker: Your Weekly Study...

Feb 01 2021

Polk Vs Negreanu: Doug Polk’s insane side bets

The Polk Vs Negreanu challenge is almost drawing to a conclusion. Unless Negreanu makes a miraculous comeback, Polk has this one in his crosshairs. At the moment, he is already up more than $700,000 with fewer than 5000 hands to go. However, apart from the money Polk will make from the challenge, he will make more from side bets....

Polk Vs Negreanu: Doug Polk’s insane side bets

The Polk Vs Negreanu challenge is almost drawing to a conclusion. Unless Negreanu makes a miraculous comeback, Polk has this one in his crosshairs. At the moment, he is already up more than $700,000 with fewer than 5000 hands to go. However, apart from the money Polk will make from the challenge, he will make more from side bets....

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

Gender-neutral Poker cards: Hit or miss?

The woke culture continues to try to take over poker and completely overhaul it in terms of gender representation. According to a wide array of activists, poker playing cards are patriarchally skewed to the male gender and the female gender is forced to take a backseat. So, have you ever heard of Gender-neutral poker cards? To that end,...

Gender-neutral Poker cards: Hit or miss?

The woke culture continues to try to take over poker and completely overhaul it in terms of gender representation. According to a wide array of activists, poker playing cards are patriarchally skewed to the male gender and the female gender is forced to take a backseat. So, have you ever heard of Gender-neutral poker cards? To that end,...

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