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  • 6 Poker Virtues
    By / 21 Feb 2019 /
    70
    In this article we are going to flip our perspective from what to do as a poker player to how to be as a poker player. A 'virtue' is a 'good or useful quality of a thing or person' – in this case of a poker player.
  • 18 How to Spot Underbluffing
    By / 19 Feb 2019 /
    540
    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...
  • 9 Why You Should 3-Bet More
    By / 18 Feb 2019 /
    815
    I don't mean you specifically, but then again, this probably does apply to you specifically. Most newer players commit the micro-stakes mistake of entering too many pots by calling and not enough by 3-Betting. Most people 3-Bet the premium hands, as they...
  • 24 10 Tips for Handling Variance
    By / 14 Feb 2019 /
    350
    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...
  • 5 Dos and Don’ts of Live Poker Etiquette
    By / 13 Feb 2019 /
    265
    Playing live for the first time can be a daunting experience. I still remember my hands trembling as an eighteen-year-old student in my university's poker society weekly tournament. Here are some tips to help you bring a professional demeanour to the...
  • 6 Adapting to Zoom Poker
    By / 12 Feb 2019 /
    455
    Zoom looks just like a regular cash table only with less waiting around, but there are actually some more subtle differences that call for quite large strategic adjustments. Let's explore them so that you can jump into the zoom pool with an immediate...
  • 8 A Guide to Block Betting the River
    By / 09 Feb 2019 /
    585
    Today we shall focus on one of the more specific tools in the NLHE player's tool kit – the ability to make small river bets with the right range at the right time.
  • 3 A Guide to Mulitway Pots
    By / 08 Feb 2019 /
    190
    Multiway pots are very common in certain forms of the game, especially full-ring small stakes cash games and the early stages of MTTs, however, even a 6-max cash game player at 50NL or 100NL will still encounter his fair share. This guide is all about...
  • 8 Three Tips for Better Blind Defence
    By / 06 Feb 2019 /
    385
    When we first learn the game, we are taught not to play marginal holdings out of position, but in short-handed formats where the blinds are attacked with very wide ranges, playing marginal hands out of position is exactly what we need to do. Let's start...
  • 12 Three Tips for Better Play in Satellites
    By / 05 Feb 2019 /
    435
    Satellites are a fantastic way for players with lower bankrolls to access to major tournaments and make a low risk appearance onto the major tournament circuit. Many players do not approach these events any differently to regular MTTs and as we shall...
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