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  • + Pros and Cons of Turning Professional at Poker
    By / 16 Apr 2019 /
    15
    What distinguishes poker from other hobbies is its latent potential to become more than just a hobby, if you can become good enough. For some, turning professional is a dream that never quite happens, for others its an accident that sets them up for life....
  • + How to Use Pot Odds
    By / 19 Mar 2019 /
    115
    Most of us have a basic understanding of what pot odds mean. They describe the amount we are risking compared with the size of the pot, which is currently the amount we stand to win. What many players neglect is how to actually use pot odds as an in-game...
  • + 8 Healthy Habits for Improving your Game
    By / 15 Mar 2019 /
    20
    Habits are the nuts! Why? Because they come from the subconscious mind, which has far superior processing power to the conscious mind. Imagine the poker player's mind as a computer. Having too much going on can slow things down, but when information is...
  • + Finding your Poker Style
    By / 14 Mar 2019 /
    130
    Let's be clear: 'style' is not an excuse to play however you want. Players who are too passive, too crazily aggressive, or too tight will be losing players and such approaches to the game are not going to be considered valid styles of play in this article....
  • + How to Spot Underbluffing
    By / 22 Feb 2019 /
    205
    Underbluffing happens when a player constructs a betting or raising range that has less bluffs in it and more value-bets than a balanced strategy would contain. At micro-stakes and low-stakes, underbluffing is very widespread. Making some tight folds...
  • + 10 Tips for Handling Variance
    By / 22 Feb 2019 /
    390
    Variance is rough. The reason that the short-term luck element in poker troubles us so much is that, in real life, we are not used to such volatility. Trying to adapt to the idea of doing everything right some days and being mercilessly punished takes...
  • + Stealing the Blinds Exploitatively
    By / 03 Feb 2019 /
    410
    Winning a big pot is one of the sweetest feelings in the game, but sometimes such a feat is nothing more than coolering your opponent or winning a coinflip. In the long run one of the things that separates a winning player from a loser is the ability...
  • 6 Three Mental Game Pitfalls in Big Poker Events
    By / 11 Dec 2018 /
    375
    When you step up to playing a larger tournament with a bigger buy-in than your are accustomed to there is more pressure of course, and with it, more scope for mental game problems to arise in your game. Some players like to use the word 'tilt' to describe...
  • 6 The Early Game in a Poker Tournament
    By / 28 Aug 2018 /
    155
    As a poker player it is useful to understand exactly how to change gears and adapt to the fluid various stages of a tournament. Failure to shift into the right mode at the right time is often the downfall of many an aspiring player. In this article we...
  • 8 Transitioning from Cash to Tournament Poker
    By / 28 Aug 2018 /
    70
    In this poker strategy article we explore some of the essential adjustments that cash players must implement before getting stuck into those big tournaments such as the upcoming WCOOP PokerStars events.
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