Tag: poker strategy

Oct 05 2022

5 Poker Tips For No-Limit Texas Hold’em Beginners

Oct 05 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

Even legends of the game like Phil Hellmuth, Phil Ivey, and Doyle Brunson had to start somewhere. If you are a beginner who is just now learning how to play poker, these five poker tips will set you apart from the other newbies at the table. Poker can be an unforgiving game, but if you …...

Oct 04 2022

How to Play Ace-Four Suited in Cash Games

Like it's brother Ace-Five suited, Ace-Four suited has become a quite trendy hand in recent years. That's because it has so much potential. Ace-Four can hit the strongest top pair, disguised straights, and nut flushes. In this article, I am going to help you get closer to...

Oct 03 2022

Episode 387: Kevin Rabichow

Coach and high stakes heads up pro turned MTT player Kevin Rabichow joins Carlos and Andrew to discuss the evolution of the heads up arena, efficient studying, and his new course The Game Plan. Support the podcast and hear daily ... Read more...

Sep 30 2022

5 Heads-Up Poker Hands Analyzed By A Pro

Heads-up No-Limit Hold'em (HUNL) is arguably the purest form of poker. You sit across the table from 1 opponent and your job is to beat 'em. It's that simple. This article/video zooms in on 5 hands that were played by an Upswing Lab member...

Sep 28 2022

How to Play Big Pocket Pairs in Cash Games

Big pocket pairs will usually be your biggest money makers… …but, as you probably know all too well, they can also cost you an entire chip stack. To help you get max value and avoid costly mistakes, you're about to learn some key tips for playing the three biggest pocket pairs in No Limit Hold'em. Let's start at Pocket Queens and work up...

Sep 23 2022

Patrik Antonius Hero Calls Bottom Pair with $825,000 On The Line (Analysis)

Could you make a sick call with bottom pair with 3 players left in a big tournament? It takes guts, the lack of a certain type of fear, and a level of confidence that is often the result of years of experience playing at a high level. Patrik Antonius is no doubt a player with those traits. With an $825,000 first prize on...

Episode 386: Ten Years of the Thinking Poker Podcast

Original hosts Andrew Brokos and Nate Meyvis and frequent guest turned current host Carlos Welch look back on ten years of the Thinking Poker Podcast. How has poker changed? How has the podcast changed? How has the podcast changed poker? ... Read more...

Sep 19 2022

Phil Ivey Bluff Catches In A High Stakes Poker Tournament

Sep 19 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

When you are considered one of the greatest poker players of all-time, it makes sense that your fans may find you playing a $200,000 buy-in tournament in the Triton Super High Roller Series. In the recent Triton Series, Phil Ivey found himself going toe-to-toe with some of poker’s best in the series’ high stakes, invitational …...

Sep 16 2022

Cash Game Strategy: Getting Full Value From A Flopped Flush With Evan Jarvis

Sep 16 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

When you flop the absolute nuts, it’s easy to feel like you can relax and expect a hefty pot, but if you happen to have timid opponents at the poker table, it may be hard getting full value from a flopped flush. In this cash game strategy article, Evan Jarvis breaks down a hand he …...

Sep 14 2022

Pro Poker Player Moves Down in Stakes (to Help You Move Up)

If you play relatively low stakes (online or live), read on. One of our coaches, Gary “GazzyB123” Blackwood, recently dropped down to 10NL ($0.05/$0.10) at the request of...

Poker Vlogger Brad Owen Faces An All-in With Pocket Aces

Sep 14 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

Finding folds at the poker table can be extremely tough, especially when you’re facing a wild maniac and happen to be holding pocket aces! Playing in a meet-up game at the Aria in Las Vegas, Brad Owen was in the dream scenario of having pocket aces facing a maniacal opponent he had just attempted to …...

Sep 13 2022

Episode 385: Josh Nixon

Josh Nixon was a student in the Boston Debate League when Andrew was the director. In the years since then, Josh been a serious Magic: The Gathering player, taken an interest in poker, and become a Program Director for the BDL. ... Read more...

Sep 12 2022

Poker Tournament Strategy: Tristan Wade Discusses When To Go For Thin Value

Sep 12 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

Playing from late position, hands like suited gappers can flop extremely well and are worth raising. Even when facing a loose, action player, it is important to not play scared and to pursue value when you have enough strength. Follow this hand below, and consider how you would play each spot with your own poker …...

Sep 09 2022

What is Double Barreling in Poker? 3 Tips for Profitable Double Barrels In Cash Games

What is a double barrel in poker? A double barrel is a bet on the turn made by the same player who bet on the flop. For example, suppose I bet on the flop, you call, and I follow through with another bet (a double barrel) on the turn. Why is double barreling important? A great double barreling strategy will have an incredibly...

The Best Of Jonathan Little’s FREE Poker Videos

Sep 09 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

With over 2,000 uploads and 4 videos posted every week, my free poker videos have helped thousands of poker players beat all levels of poker, from the micro stakes all the way up to high stakes poker tournaments and cash games. Whether you are a beginner looking to start studying poker through free poker lessons, …...

Sep 07 2022

Training For Online Poker Tournaments With Alex Fitzgerald

Sep 07 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

Players with wide ranges can be hard to extract value from especially when they are playing from the big blind. Big blind players can have just about anything, and in online poker tournaments, this is even more apparent. Take this hand scenario and consider how you would play each spot, the separation is in the …...

Sep 06 2022

Two God-Tier Poker Players Clash in $225,800 Pot (Analysis)

Life-changing money has been changing hands in some of the biggest online cash games in recent memory. In this hand, we have online cash game crusher Linus Loeliger facing off against tournament wizard Michael Addamo, who has over $19,000,000 in winnings. The blinds are $500/$1,000 with a $200 ante. Without any further ado, let’s dive into...

Sep 05 2022

Poker Hand Breakdown: Playing Pocket Jacks at Texas Card House

Sep 05 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

Rumor has it that the poker games are much bigger and splashier in the Lone Star state of Texas. Playing a $2/$5 cash game at the Texas Card House, Rosey from NextGenPoker looked down at pocket jacks and faced some aggression from a player that had been running over the table. The feeling of holding …...

Sep 02 2022

Poker Lesson with Matt Affleck: How To Play Pocket Aces On A Monotone Board

Sep 02 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

One of the best things you can do as a poker player is study the hands that put you in tough spots. While we would all like to be dealt pocket aces every hand, it can be discouraging when three diamonds come on the flop and both of your aces happen to be black. Just …...

Aug 31 2022

Poker Lessons with JWin: How to Play Full Houses

Aug 31 2022 Published at PokerCoaching.com under tags  poker strategy

The newest member of the PokerCoaching.com team, vlogger and cash game crusher JWin took a trip to The Lodge Cardroom in Austin, Texas to take part in a live-streamed cash game. Playing with the likes of Doug Polk, JWin got involved in a massive pot while repping the PokerCoaching.com brand. Was our favorite poker vlogger …...

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