Tag: poker

Sep 23 2020

“Grokking With Your Mark” by Alan25main

You may know your opponents, but do you KNOW your opponents? Alan25main writes about the importance of identifying with other players in order to better understand their game. -- In a novel called Stranger in a Strange Land, science fiction author Robert Heinlein coined the verb “to grok.” He called it a Martian concept and...

Sep 17 2020

129 – Kristen Bicknell – Expectations VS. Reality of Winning Big

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: What’s it REALLY like to win big in poker? The excitement, the thrill, the sleepless nights… Is it all it’s cracked up to be? With three bracelets under her belt, Kristen Bicknell certainly knows a […] The post 129 - Kristen Bicknell -...

Sep 16 2020

Bad advice and poker conspiracy theories

Sep 16 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker strategy

Be careful: seemingly sensible players may lead you astray with misguided advice. We have a few examples of things you could hear from players who likely thought through a situation, but came to the wrong conclusion. You can't beat bad players. It's better to play against skilled opponents. Bad players are unpredictable. It can be difficult to find meaning behind plays in which...

Sep 09 2020

Top 7 Qualities of a Successful Poker Player

There are millions of people around the globe who play poker. A majority of them see it as a recreational activity that costs them some money but provides entertainment. Some, however, approach poker from a different angle and use it as a significant source of side income or even as a full-time profession. It’s no accident that only a small fraction of all...

128 – Tadas Peckaitis – Focus on the Fundamentals

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Sep 03 2020

127 – Ranno Sootla – Getting Out of Your Own Way to Success

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: After a disappointing runner-up finish in the 2018 WSOP $1500 bounty event, Ranno decided to make some changes—big ones. Over the next two years, Ranno gave up smoking weed, he healed anger issues he learned […] The post 127 - Ranno Sootla -...

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

126 – Benjamin Rolle – Climbing to High Stakes and Keeping a Beginner’s Mindset

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: Bencb worked his way up from the micro stakes after going broke three times… Want to know how he did it? He says it’s all about consistency, especially with all the boring stuff. It may […] The post 126 - Benjamin Rolle -...

Aug 19 2020

Tips & tricks for playing in rebuy tournaments

Aug 19 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker strategy

How should you play differently in a rebuy tournament than a standard one? We've got some advice on how to handle yourself when you have the opportunity to get back in the game. Let's start with some basics. Playing in a standard "freeze-out" tournament means when you run out of chips, you're eliminated from the event. However, when playing in a rebuy tournament,...

Aug 17 2020

Episode 332: Polarizing

Aug 17 2020 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  podcast poker poker strategy

Nate and Andrew break down two hands submitted by listeners, with an emphasis on which player has the more polarized range and how that influences betting and bet sizing decisions.For more information about coaching, please visit http://www.thinkingpoker.net/coaching/.Strategy Hand 1It's a home game, 7 handed, $5/$5 blinds, BT vs BB. Pre: Hero raises to $15 on the button with Qc7c, BB...

Aug 13 2020

“The Essential Elements of a Winning Poker Player” by Alan25main

If you want to be consistently successful at the poker table, there are some key traits you'll need to get there. Alan25main shares the most important attributes he feels will help you see regular gains in your bankroll. -- Everything that follows is opinion – my opinion – and your opinion may vary and still be valid. In fact, considering there are at...

Aug 12 2020

125 – JackStack99 – Riding the Emotional Rollercoaster

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: After Black Friday, JackStack99 took a life gamble… He left his home in Queens, NY for Montreal to focus on playing online poker professionally. Following his success in high-stakes spin-and-go games, Jack co-founded Team 651, […] The post 125 - JackStack99 - Riding...

Aug 06 2020

Episode 91: Brian Rast

Aug 06 2020 Published at Thinking Poker under tags  podcast poker

Brian Rast may not have the knack for self-promotion that some of the biggest names in the industry do, but he’s been quietly winning at the highest stakes, in a variety of formats, for years. In this interview, he talks about discovering Macau, the social dynamic of nosebleed live games, and how he balances his work and family life. Oh and that call...

Jul 30 2020

3 tips to become more successful at Omaha Hi/Lo

Jul 30 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  poker strategy

Omaha Hi/Lo is the most popular format on Replay Poker after Texas Hold'em. If you've got the basics down from our Help Center article, we have some additional tips to help you become more successful. Hand selection: You don't have to play every hand! Position and hand selection are important in any poker game because you need to equip yourself with appropriate...

124 – Johannes Mansbart – From Professional Sports to Pokercode CEO

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: This week's guest is Johannes Mansbart, the CEO of Pokercode, Fedor Holz's poker training company and online community. Johannes didn't start his career in the poker world. He had a passion for soccer, trained for […] The post 124 - Johannes Mansbart -...

Jul 20 2020

Episode 331: PKOs with Dara O’Kearney

Irish poker pro Dara O'Kearney joins us again to discuss progressive knockout tournaments, his new book, and David Bowie. Dara previously appeared on Episode 102, Episode 131, and Episode 218.Timestamps0:30 Hello and Welcome5:32 Strategy23:34 Dara O'Kearney Dara O'Kearney Dara O'Kearney is a professional poker player from Dublin, Ireland. He hosts the The Chiprace podcast and is...

Jul 17 2020

Poker tall tales and incredible claims

Jul 17 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker staff stories

Long-time poker players have heard it all. Chasetheriver, Replay's Poker Operations Manager, shares a few common gripes he's heard throughout his career. Have you fallen into these pitfalls of thinking? -- Having been in the poker trade for a number of years, I have overheard or been directly involved with many tall stories and improbable claims. As poker players, we like to think...

Jul 08 2020

“How’s Your Poker Face?” by Alan25main

Are you giving away a tell? Whether you're enjoying live poker or you're seated at Replay's tables, you can learn valuable information about the ways your competitors play. Read Alan25main's advice on what to look for. -- Sitting at a live poker table, we have lots of ways to get possible tells from opponents. Almost anything that happens can provide us with clues...

Jul 07 2020

Episode 330: Jane Hitchcock

Author and poker player Jane Hitchcock joins us to discuss her journey from high society to underground poker games, her new book Bluff, the real life crime that inspired it, and some PLO8 strategy. 0:30 Hello & welcome3:17 Jane Hitchcock Jane Hitchcock Jane Stanton Hitchcock is a New York Times bestselling author, playwright, and screenwriter, best known for her mystery novels....

Jul 02 2020

123 – Fedor Holz – The Comeback, GG Poker, and WSOP Online

Ready To Take Your Game To The Next Level? Click Here To Check Out Elliot Roe's A-Game Poker Masterclass Summary: After his legendary run on the Super High Roller scene in 2016, Fedor Holz shocked the poker world with his announcement that he was retiring from the game. While he did play the occasional live […] The post 123 - Fedor Holz -...

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