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Poker Strategy | Holdem Poker Strategy

Tips on Winning A Final Table – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

Tip #1 - When a final table begins, what you do will mostly be dictated by your stack size. If you are short, with say less than 10 big blinds, then you generally have two options. You can either start gambling, looking to double up and put yourself...

The History of Texas Hold’em

As is the case with most poker games, there is not a lot documented about the history of Texas Holdem. The Texas State Legislature has officially recognized Robstown, Texas, as the birthplace of Holdem with the origins of the game dating back to...

Three Tips to Fixing Common Hold’em Leaks

Some players don't even realize that a play they are making is a mistake or a leak. In order to help you gain a better understanding, here are some examples of the biggest leaks you will typically see tournament poker players have and a brief...

History of Holdem

Texas Holdem has a storied and long history that dates back many years. Are you curious where Holdem came from? What about some of the pivotal moments in Holdem history? Who are the biggest and brightest stars in Texas Holdem and how did they get...

Seven Tips to Using Player Observation to Your Advantage

There are seven things you should be looking for from your opponents when you sit down at a poker table. What do you do once you have acquired this information though? The following are seven tips to help you take advantage of the knowledge you...

Seven Tips to Better Player Observation - No Limit Hold'em Strategy

Understanding and using table dynamics is perhaps the most important thing you can do as a player. Table dynamics is how the other players at your table are playing and what you can do to take advantage of their weaknesses while avoiding their...

Four Tips to Get Back to The Basics – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

If you play poker long enough, you will eventually find yourself in a rut, making the same mistakes repeatedly and not understanding how you can fix it. Experienced poker players tend to be creatures of habit and will often start playing...

Advanced Poker Tips – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

As a beginner or intermediate player it's probably best to only raise with premium hands in early position. The problem with this, however, is that it makes your hand range easy to identify and thus you become somewhat easy to play against. If...

General Poker Tips

While it is true that there is often money on the line, if you aren't enjoying the game you'll end up playing for all the wrong reasons and eventually make mistakes. The following are some tips that apply to most poker games in...

Top Five Beginner Mistakes – No Limit Holdem Strategy

If you are new to Holdem, you're bound to make mistakes. The following are five of the biggest mistakes that beginners make. Hopefully by understanding what they are, you will be able to prevent them from happening to your own game. #1 –...

Ten Tips – No Limit Holdem Strategy

Here are 10 tips to use when you are playing Holdem, whether it be a cash game, a satellite, or a tournament. #1 - Pay attention to other players - this is probably the most important thing you can do. The information you can gain from this is...

Tournament Tips – No Limit Holdem Strategy

Here are some general tips if you are going to be playing in Texas Holdem multi-table tournaments. #1 – Early in a tournament try and speculate as much as possible. This is the time of the tournament when the bad players are giving away their...

Holdem Tips – No Limit Holdem Strategy

You would think that with all the information that is out there on Texas Holdem that it would be an easy game to learn how to play. That is not necessarily the case and the best lessons are often learned the difficult way, after losing a big pot...

Stack Size Considerations For Doing A Squeeze Play – No Limit Holdem Strategy

Stack size often comes into play when deciding whether to make a squeeze play or not. As a small stack it can be a perfect opportunity to accumulate a significant amount of chips with minimal risk. As a big stack, you can use your chips to force...

Factors to Consider Before Using A Squeeze Play – No Limit Holdem Strategy

When pulling off a squeeze play there are several factors that you will need to evaluate before deciding whether to “pull the trigger.” Factor #1: Who the initial raiser is – knowing the tendencies of the player who opened the action is...

What is a squeeze play? No Limit Hold’em Strategy

The squeeze play has become one of the most common plays in No Limit Hold’em tournament poker. While the concept was in play and use before this time frame, it was brought to the lime light by Dan Harrington and his excellent series of books in...

Playing In a Deep Stacked Tournament – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

If you've been fortunate enough to win a seat into the World Series of Poker Main Event, you'll be playing in a structure that very few tournaments offer. You'll start with 20,000 in chips and the blinds at 50/100. That's 200 big blinds. A typical...

AcesWays to Control The Pot Size – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

There are two main ways to control the pot size. The first is one that was already talked about, make smallish bets. Small bets, both pre-flop and on the flop, are the key to controlling the size of the pot. Just because you are a ‘small ball’...

Briefcase of cashHow Do You Play Small Ball? No Limit Hold’em Strategy

You’ve already read a few examples of how to play small ball, but here are two key tips on how to do this: #1 – Pre-flop either limp or raise small. You'll notice players like Hansen and Negreanu limp into hands first to act much more than...

Aces on BillsWhy Play Small Ball? No Limit Holdem Strategy.

There are many different ways to play poker. One concept that has gotten significant attention and has become the way many players play is small ball. The success of players like Daniel Negreanu and Gus Hansen, notorious small ball players, has...

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