Tag: strategy

Oct 08 2020

When and why you should move out of freerolls

Oct 08 2020 Published at Replay Poker's Blog under tags  basics poker strategy

Replay Poker's freerolls are a great, risk free way to learn the games. You can also gain experience with how to handle playing in tournaments with large numbers of players. But how do you know when the time has come to spread your wings and start spending chips to buy in to tournaments or ring games? Why is it a good thing to...

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 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 11 2020

Pros & Cons of Poker Tournament Satellites

Poker tournaments are the favorite format of many. Whether you play just for fun or have more serious aspirations with poker, tournaments have their appeal. Many of them offer a chance at a big win that can provide a serious boost to your bankroll and sometimes even change your life entirely. However, even for the best in the game, the variance that comes...

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 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...

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...

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...

May 10 2020

Top 9 Poker Podcasts (Updated 2020)

In recent years, podcasts have become a hit, and you can find plenty of them in any niche. Poker is no exception, and there are regular podcasts that provide valuable content. Whether it is about strategy, news or anything else, you can learn a lot and have fun at the same time. Many of them […] The post Top 9 Poker Podcasts (Updated...

Sep 05 2019

Episode 305: Private Games with Phil Galfond

Phil Galfond, who previously appeared on Episode 229 and Episode 288, discusses delegating, the online poker economy, and the trend towards private and semi-private casino games. Follow Phil on Twitter and check out Run It Once.Timestamps0:30 Hello3:03 Strategy23:43 Phil GalfondStrategyI'm in EP and raise to $12 with black aces. Villain calls from the cutoff with ~$140,...

Jan 14 2019

Episode 282: F*** You, Give Me Candy and Toys

Carlos Welch is over live poker. He's currently teaching special education in Portland and grinding mid-stakes MTTs on Ignition. In addition to his recent exploits, he and Andrew discuss tells and bluff-catching. Timestamps 0:30 Hello & Welcome 42:21 Strategy Links Mediocre Poker Coaching with CarlosTournament Poker EdgeReading Poker Tells (the best books/videos on live poker tells) Strategy Blinds 500/1000/100. Hero opens...

Oct 08 2018

You can’t bluff bad poker players

Oct 08 2018 Published at Smart Poker Study Podcast under tags  bad bluff online players poker

I read a great article from Mark Warner at ExceptionalPoker.com called “Stop Being an Idiot". Mark spills the goods and discusses how you can’t bluff bad poker players, and you shouldn’t be bummed about that. Show Notes: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/MEDMonday Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly...

Oct 05 2018

5 Key Concepts for Poker Study Noobies | Podcast #205

Oct 05 2018 Published at Smart Poker Study Podcast under tags  online poker strategy

5 Key Concepts for poker study noobies (2:25) #1: Have a goal (3:20) #2: Choose one game (4:35) #3: Study one skill at a time and put it to use (6:50) #4: Have a reason for every play you make (11:20) #5: Put yourself in Bread & Butter spots (13:40) Challenge (16:15) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod205 Hosted by...

Aug 17 2018

The 5 F’s of Utilizing Preflop 2bet Ranges From Poker Coaches | Podcast #199

The 5 F's of utilizing preflop 2bet ranges from poker coaches. Find (3:00) Frolic (8:30) Figure (10:40) Fine-tune (16:05) Finalize (18:00) Challenge (18:40) Show Notes with more info, pics and links: http://www.smartpokerstudy.com/pod199 Hosted by Sky Matsuhashi, poker player, poker coach and poker author. Please visit my poker strategy website at http://www.smartpokerstudy.com and sign up for the Weekly Boost for weekly strategy, study and...

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