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Poker Strategy | Holdem Poker Strategy

Post-Flop Move – No Limit Holdem Strategy

The best weapon you can use in making a post-flop move is to have position. Here are some moves you can use post-flop to try and pick up chips without legitimate hands. This flop looks like it hit the blinds in an unraised pot move: How many...

Aces and chipsPre-flop Moves – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

There are many pre-flop moves that a player can use but here are a few that you can try out and add to your game to help you get chips when you are card dead or to help you accumulate extra chips. The 'represent the slow played big pair' move:...

Aces and chipsDetecting Limp Trappers – No Limit Holdem Strategy

Poker players love it when they can be tricky and outplay their opponents. One of the most commonly used plays in poker is to limp in with a big hand in the hopes of inducing a raise from a later position player. It doesn't even have to be a player...

$100 billsPlaying Post-Flop After Raising Limpers Pre-Flop – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

When you have decided to raise a bunch of limpers pre-flop, more often than not you are hoping to take the pot down right then. As with most things in poker, however, no play is guaranteed to work 100% of the time and you will often find yourself...

Punish or join the limpers - holdem strategyPunish Or Join The Limpers – No Limit Holdem Strategy

When there are multiple limpers in a pot, there are three options you have as a poker player. You can fold, limp as well, or raise. Limping in is always a viable option, especially when the stacks are deep, because the implied odds in an unraised...

Playing out of the Blinds – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

Small Blind Play Many people play out of the small blind incorrectly because they don't understand the positional disadvantage they'll be playing from post-flop and/or don't understand the math when deciding whether to call or fold. Too...

chip stacksTournament Bet Sizing – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

Pre-Flop Bet Sizing There are three bets you will typically have to be concerned with pre-flop. The first is how much should you raise when you are opening the action? For the most part this will depend on what your goal with raising is...

Bar Poker GameUsing a Standard Bet – No Limit Holdem Strategy

One of the most common questions asked is, “Why do I need to make a standard sized flop bet?” There are a number of advantages to making a standard bet of ½ to ¾ the size of the pot. – it can be perceived as a trap bet and confuse...

cashTournament Stages – No Limit Hold’em Strategy

A poker tournament has three distinct stages – early, medium, and late – and each require you to apply different tactics based upon a number of factors. These stages and how to play them are as follows: Early Stage Early in the tournament...

dice and cashPlaying With a Short Stack – No Limit Holdem Strategy

It can take years to perfect your game, betting is an art that can only produce the perfect picture if it's applied correctly. We'd like to introduce you to Playing With a Short Stack to help improve one phase of your game. Read our strategy...

home gameThe Gap Concept - Holdem Poker Strategy

As a beginning poker player it's important to understand the art of a bet; when to bet, and how much to bet. This article is a guideline to help you structure your game and understand the benefit of knowing what to do at the right time. If you're...

Pocket AcesThe Biggest Mistakes Made In Holdem

If you play poker, it is inevitable that you will make a mistake. It's how you learn from these mistakes and the adjustments that you make that are the difference between being a winning and losing player. There are hundreds of mistakes that players...

cash-manPlaying Speculative Hands

How often do you see a player like Daniel Negreanu raising with a hand like 10-7 suited and hear about the value of suited connectors and speculative hands? The problem with this, however, is most players don't understand how to play these hands...

dice and cashWhen Do Implied Odds Exist? Poker Strategy

However, what if you know your opponent has a hand they like and will put the rest of their chips in post-flop? They have given away their hand and you know they will not fold. For example, they limp re-raised a small amount and you know from...

Pocket CashPutting Someone on a Hand – Holdem Tournament Strategy

This article on tournament strategy is meant to open the door to your awareness at the table and how you feel your opponents are projecting their table image. Poker isn’t always about the cards you are dealt, it’s about you and your ability to...

MoneyBetting To Gather Information – Hold’em Strategy

Top poker professionals like Daniel Negreanu and Phil Hellmuth can often put someone on a hand. How are they able to do this? It's not because they are mind readers, rather it is something they have seen in the way a person is playing and/or betting...

Briefcase of cashHold’em Poker Strategy - Bluffing

More so than in any other poker game, bluffing is a huge part of Holdem, especially when playing no limit. You need to be able to bluff in order to be successful, however too many players make the mistake of bluffing too often or bluffing in the...

poker cards and chipsHeads Up Game – Holdem Strategy

In Holdem there aren’t many opportunities to play heads up unless you actively seek out a heads up table online or reach the end of a tournament. If you find yourself heads up, it is important that you make adjustments to your game, but as with...

chips and cardsSelecting Starting Hands in Hold’em

A common problem many players face is not knowing what hands to play from various positions. While there should usually never be a fixed way you play at the table because your opponents and the size of your stack (and your opponent’s stack size)...

pokerhandHoldem Odds

If you have dreams of being a winning and successful player in Texas Holdem, it is important you understand and know the odds of various situations occurring. The following are some important odds and probabilities that you should try and memorize...

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