Tag: value betting

Apr 20 2022

Do you know why you’re betting?

Betting for no reason is a huge leak as it leads to thoughtless, -EV decisions. If you're just betting to bet or raising to raise, you're spewing chips at your opponents and the smart ones will be able to capitalize on that. In this episode, I discuss the 3 real reasons to make any bet or raise: 1) for value, 2) for isolation,...

Apr 11 2022

[Updated] Blockers In Poker: How They Work In 2022

The concept of blockers in poker has been around for a while but, until recently, it’s one that has been far more stressed in Omaha games. Lately, however, we’re seeing the concept applied more in Texas Hold’em as well. While the value of blockers may not be as high in Hold’em as … Blockers In Poker: How They Work...

Mar 25 2022

Paired Boards & Textures Strategy

Paired boards are an interesting board texture that all poker players need to understand. First, these textures are more common than you might think. Secondly, players tend to craft their strategies in very predictable ways on these boards. And third, knowing how to choose the best lines when the board pairs will …...

Jul 14 2021

The Double Barrel Checklist

Pulling off a successful double barrel with an appropriate frequency is pretty important in today's online no-limit hold'em games. The days of profitably playing your entire range completely straight-forward and face-up after a continuation bet have been long gone for quite a while. However, because firing the second barrel often involves building a pot without a […] The post The...

Apr 29 2021

Two Pot-earning Plays I Love and 1 for MAX Value

You're about to learn 2 plays that I love making to earn pots and 1 more that gives me MAX Value when the time is right. Action is the greatest teacher! If you just read or listen below, sure, you’ll learn something. But to truly get value out of this post, and to earn more pots and more value, take action with these...

Jan 09 2021

How To Value Bet In Poker (With Examples!)

There are three main types of betting in poker: value betting, bluffing, and betting for protection. While bluffing is important and protection is a bi- product of understanding equity - knowing how to value bet in poker is an essential part of improving your winrate whether you play ABC poker or another style. In this guide, […] The post How To Value Bet In...

How To Value Bet In Poker (With Examples!)

There are three main types of betting in poker: value betting, bluffing, and betting for protection. While bluffing is important and protection is a bi- product of understanding equity - knowing how to value bet in poker is an essential part of improving your winrate whether you play ABC poker or another style. In this guide, […] The post How To Value Bet In...

Blockers In Poker: How They Work In 2021

The concept of blockers in poker has been around for a while but, until recently, it’s one that has been far more stressed in Omaha games. Lately, however, we’re seeing the concept applied more in Texas Hold’em as well. While the value of blockers may not be as high in Hold’em as it is in […] The post Blockers In Poker: How They...

Blockers In Poker: How They Work In 2021

The concept of blockers in poker has been around for a while but, until recently, it’s one that has been far more stressed in Omaha games. Lately, however, we’re seeing the concept applied more in Texas Hold’em as well. While the value of blockers may not be as high in Hold’em as it is in […] The post Blockers In Poker: How They...

Dec 08 2018

New Videos: The Art of War

The Art of War is a classic on the subject of military strategy. How can it help us to think about poker? Join me in my latest series for Tournament Poker Edge for a discussion of what this ancient text can teach us about preparation, deception, aggression, and more! Not a Tournament Poker Edge member? Sign up now!

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