Tag: poker basics

Aug 30 2022

What Is the Nuts in Poker and How to Play It

Aug 30 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics

Over the years, poker has developed tremendously. However, some of the things related to this card game have remained the same for decades. One of the things that hasn’t changed from the games in colonial America to the high- stakes games on TV and online poker rooms we have today is the terminology. When it...

Aug 23 2022

How to Deal Texas Hold’em Poker – Prepare For Your Home Games

Aug 23 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics

There is something special in having the opportunity to beat your friends, coworkers, or neighbors in poker home games and then go on to mention it on every occasion you get. The joy of beating people you know in poker seems to be far superior to the one we get when we take a pot from a stranger in a casino....

Aug 02 2022

Modern Poker Theory Pros & Cons – Exploring New School of Thought

Aug 02 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics

Nowadays, if you are talking about modern poker theory the term that you are guaranteed to hear is GTO. GTO is one of the most commonly used poker terms in general and it stands for “Game Theory Optimal”. Modern poker theory describes the modern approach to the game heavily based on in-depth mathematical calculation. In this article, we will explain what game theory...

Jul 27 2022

Crazy Pineapple Poker Rules – Another Fun Variation to Learn

Jul 27 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics

Over the years, poker players have invented dozens of different variations of the games. Some of these have become extremely popular, while others have remained on the fringes. Games like Texas Hold’em and Pot-Limit Omaha...

Jul 19 2022

WSOP Poker Bracelet Guide – Everything You Need to Know

Jul 19 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics poker blog

It may be all about money in poker, but there is something very special about winning a tournament at the World Series of Poker and getting awarded that golden bracelet. They are hard to come by, limited in numbers, and a living proof that you won a tournament at the world’s biggest poker festival. There is no other poker...

Jul 12 2022

The Nuts in Poker – Meaning, Basics, and Strategy

Jul 12 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics

If you are playing a hand of poker, you want to end up with the nuts, but even if you have heard the expression used, do you know exactly what it means? Generally speaking, the nuts in poker is the best possible poker hand in a given spot. But there are some situations when a hand can be considered the nuts, although it...

Jul 06 2022

Poker Card Protectors – Do You Need a Card Protector When Playing Live?

Jul 06 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  interesting poker basics

Live poker is often about more than just playing a game of cards. Players come to poker rooms to have some fun, and there are many things that come into play. Poker card protectors certainly fall into the area of having fun. Most players use card protectors as a way to entertain themselves and others, not just to protect their cards. Of course,...

Jun 28 2022

Counting Outs in Poker – Learn to Do It the Easy Way

Jun 28 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics

Learning what are poker outs and how you can use them to make good decisions during hands is one of the crucial steps to becoming a winning poker player. Today we are explaining everything about outs in poker, how to calculate them, and a few tips and tricks that will help you make faster calculations during hands....

Jun 01 2022

Short Stack Meaning & Strategy – How to Adjust When Running Low on Chips

Jun 01 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics strategy

When it comes to playing poker, there are many different things you must consider in forming your strategy. Stack size is one of the most important elements that are often neglected by novice players. Playing with 100 big blinds or with 10 big blinds in your stack is obviously going to be much different, but playing with a short stack is generally much...

Apr 26 2022

Fold Equity in Poker – How to Best Use It to Your Advantage

Apr 26 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics

If you have been playing poker for a while, you have used the concept of fold equity on occasion, even if you were not fully aware of what it is. In the simplest of terms, fold equity is the equity you gain from your opponent folding their cards when you bet. Simply put, you don't have to show your cards or have the...

Mar 15 2022

Poker Dealer Salary – How Much Can You Expect to Make

Mar 15 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  interesting poker basics

The job of a poker dealer probably seems like a dream for many recreational poker players who already enjoy the game and may be working in other similar fields. After all, dealing cards at a poker table seems a lot more fun and a lot easier than waiting tables in a bar or restaurant. The question is, how does the...

Mar 01 2022

Poker EV – How to Calculate Your Expectations and Use Fold Equity to Your Advantage

Mar 01 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics

You often hear recreational and amateur players talk about poker as if it was just another gambling game, and like everything in the game is down to luck. Of course, this could hardly be further from the truth, as poker is a complex game that requires a whole range of skills to be truly successful. Most players who don’t know the game’s...

Feb 22 2022

How to Become a Professional Poker Player – Is It Worth Being a Pro in 2022?

Feb 22 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  interesting poker basics

Being a professional poker player is a dream shared by thousands of young people across the world, but one that only a handful of them actually get to turn into reality. Poker is a game that can definitely be beaten, and many successful poker players over the years have shown that there is money to be made in poker if you can get...

Feb 15 2022

Colorup in Poker Explained – Know Your Chips

Feb 15 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics

Chips are an essential part of any live poker game. While some recreational players will use things like dimes or monopoly money, any semi-serious home game and every game in a casino consists of two main elements: cards and poker chips. Whether you play in a cash game or a tournament, the overall goal is usually the same – pile on as...

Feb 01 2022

Set Mining in Poker – What You Should Know About Chasing Sets

Feb 01 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics strategy

Few things in poker will bring you the kind of rush of flopping a set in a multi-way No-Limit Hold’em hand, especially on uncoordinated boards. Sets are incredibly hard to come by in Texas Hold’em, and they are some of the strongest hands out there that often win the biggest pots of any given night. Sets...

Jan 25 2022

Top Online Poker Payment Methods to Use in 2022

Jan 25 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics poker blog

The game of poker has changed a lot over the past few decades. Game strategies have evolved, the quality of an average player has massively increased, and there are dozens of poker sites out there offering cash games and tournaments around the clock. But, with all of these changes, one thing has remained constant throughout. Players still need convenient ways to fund their...

Jan 18 2022

Poker Tournament Payouts – Learn Different Structures and Payout Formulas

Jan 18 2022 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics strategy

While cash game poker players can expect to get the exact dollar value of their chips at the end of every session, tournament players have to rely on poker tournament payouts for their winnings. Tournament payouts are not uniform. Every poker room or online poker site will have a different tournament payout structure that will depend on...

Dec 28 2021

Implied Odds – How to Make Optimal Decisions When You Play

Dec 28 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics strategy

Whether you consider yourself a “math whizz” or a “feel player,” you will need to understand the basic mathematical principles behind the game of poker if you are to stand any chances of winning. Even players who rely greatly on intuition and “white magic,” such as Phil Hellmuth, will tell you that understanding outs, odds, and other...

Dec 21 2021

Poker Stakes Breakdown – Small, Mid, and High-Stakes Explained

Dec 21 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  interesting poker basics

Poker has evolved and changed greatly since the Poker Boom of the early 2000s, and millions of people around the world got involved with the game in one way or another. However, not everyone plays poker for the same kind of money. Online poker, in particular, has given birth to many different levels at which you can play poker. If...

Dec 20 2021

How to Reduce Tilt When Playing Poker

Dec 20 2021 Published at MyPokerCoaching under tags  poker basics poker blog

Reduce tilt and take your game to the next level with PrimedMind. Try this app for FREE! Whether we like it or not, tilt is a big part of poker, especially when it comes to the live version of the game. If you want to be a successful poker player, learning to deal with tilt is going to be a crucial...

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