Tag: poker

Dec 05 2022

Episode 390: Rapid Fire Strategy

Dec 05 2022 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  bluff bluff catch cash game mtt nlhe

Carlos and Andrew give rapid fire (by Thinking Poker standards) answers to questions from the Thinking Poker Daily patreon. Strategy Rob - https://i.gyazo.com/e144ebfc1ab58bc81e02ee5292fb7080.png Mark - https://i.gyazo.com/b8d03c642f807d8971798128c635a9f0.png Mackenzie - https://i.gyazo.com/e0f881dd8bdd6040add76682aa20eca3.png Kevin - https://i.gyazo.com/511756514af2422ae99010d1b6adfea.png Mark - https://i.gyazo.com/d6e70a6932a36605d20fb9a7fef66e72.png Ben - https://i.gyazo.com/d16c17928a59676625eb587ac833e19a.png Duncan - https://i.gyazo.com/bdd57e6241ab840af97f3e5c962543f2.mp4

Nov 23 2022

The great poker debates!

Nov 23 2022 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics opinion poker

Poker games have many potential features, and most players have opinions -- and a lot of them! In this post, we share a few examples with their pros and cons. Rebuys Should players be able to come back after they bust out in a tournament? Yes. If someone is on the wrong end of a bad beat, they should be able to start...

Nov 11 2022

Episode 389: Big Raises

Carlos talks about playing on a livestreamed cash game at Best Bet Jacksonville. He and Andrew follow up on the discussion of big opening sizes from Episode 388 and review a hand where Andrew defended his big blind poorly off a 20bb stack....

Nov 10 2022

Three Biggest Mistakes Poker Newbies Make

One of the most compelling things about poker is the multiple ways you can discuss the game. For example, poker can be discussed as a game of skill or as a game of chance. Poker is considered a game of skill by many people because it requires an understanding of probabilities and statistics in order to play well. However, there are also those...

Nov 09 2022

Poker Basics – Folding in Poker

Folding is the least attractive topic in poker. When a player folds a hand, he lays down the cards and stops playing that hand. You fold at any point in the game when it is your turn. Folding in poker means you drag yourself out of that particular hand. You cannot bet on the pot, and you will have no claim on the...

Nov 05 2022

3-Bet in Poker: Range Types and When to Use It

Aggression in poker leads to many big pots that’s why many great players use aggressive strategy at the table. Being aggressive in poker means betting and raising more frequently instead of checking and calling during hands. Poker aggression provides more success opportunities compared to a passive approach in the game. The 3-bet was not common in the early days as the players kept...

Nov 01 2022

Long Lost Episode 93: Andrew “BalugaWhale” Seidman

In this long lost episode from 2014, Andrew and Nate Meyvis review a hand from a live $1/$2 cash game before talking with semi-professional poker player, entrepreneur, and DeucesCracked coach Andrew Seidman about a myriad of topics, including his book Easy ... Read more...

Oct 20 2022

Pros and cons of Freerolls

Oct 20 2022 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker

Replay Poker offers a freeroll every hour. Many players find them a satisfying way to collect chips. But are freerolls an ideal format to learn profitable, high-level poker? Let's look into what freerolls offer: As the name suggests, freerolls are free. They are a risk-free way to learn new games and occasionally collect a few more chips to pad your bank. The quality...

Oct 17 2022

Episode 388: Wizards

Andrew and Carlos announce a new sponsorship from GTO Wizard! They also discuss responding to unconventional raise sizes, why tournament players are always downswinging, and more. Now you can support the podcast, get daily strategy discussions, *and* be eligible to ... Read more...

Oct 07 2022

Poker Tips by George: Nicholas Goldberg Tells Us How to Prosper

Nicholas Goldberg, an erudite columnist on the staff of the Los Angeles Times, wrote these words: “We prosper not through luck or handouts but through hard work, gumption and discipline.” – Nicholas Goldberg, as per Elliot Fein; Los Angeles Times Editorials; June 27, 2021. It’s not hard to see how hard work, gumption, and discipline help us to enjoy happier, successful...

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 23 2022

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 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...

Aug 29 2022

Episode 385: Alex Jacob

Jeopardy! champion Alex Jacob got his start in poker alongside Thinking Poker host emeritus Nate Meyvis, who also joins Andrew and Carlos for this conversation about poker, trivia, Jeopardy! strategy, and more. This week only, take 25% off Andrew and ... Read more...

Aug 17 2022

What’s so good about multi-tabling in online poker?

Aug 17 2022 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker strategy

You may have noticed that some players on Replay Poker sit at more than just your one ring table, or play more than one tournament at the same time. Maybe even a mixture of the two. But what do they gain from that? Well, chances are their priority is to win chips -- even if it means that they forego the chance to...

Aug 16 2022

5 Reasons Why You Should NOT Be Studying or Playing GTO Poker

GTO or Game Theory Optimal is a strategy in poker in which players use mathematical concepts to find the best possible outcome given the available information. If you ever hear someone talking about a solver, they are talking about GTO. GTO poker has become the prevailing strategy among professional poker players over the last decade and has been embraced in particular by the...

Poker Tips by George: Time

One of the most widely used words in our language is “time.” By way of example, here are some of the common ways and phrases it is used in daily life: ● Any time (whenever); ● At times (occasionally); ● For the time being (for the present); ● From time to time (once in a while); ● In time (sooner or later); ●...

Episode 383: Angela Jordison and Jacki Burkhart

Angela Jordison and Jacki Burkhart have one of the sweetest friendships in poker. Fresh off deep runs in the WSOP Main Event, they join Carlos and Andrew to talk about how friendship helps you navigate the pressures of high stakes ... Read more...

Aug 09 2022

Wanna Be a Poker Pro? Here’s How to Calculate How Much You Need to Make in Poker Earnings

So, you want to be a poker pro? I don’t blame you. It can seem like an enticing career path. No boss, no set schedule, no physical labor or pointless meetings, opportunities to travel, the list goes on and on. I spent the better part of a year in Los Angeles trying to live solely off poker income. As I soon learned,...

Aug 02 2022

Episode 382: Kyna England

MSPT Player of the Year Kyna England joins Carlos and Andrew to discuss learning poker, cultivating a network of poker friends, having fun at the table, savoring the weirdness, transitioning out of the corporate world, and a tricky spot with ... Read more...

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