While the blog often focuses on particular example of a strategy or tactic, longer strategy and advice articles provide an opportunity to expand on a single concept or theme a little more. Please don’t hesitate to let me know topics you’d like to see discussed in future articles.
General Poker Strategy:
You know how to bluff, and you know how to bluff-raise. But do you know how to bluff-call? It’s called a float, and it’s in every great player’s arsenal.
Hand Reading Made Simple
Sometimes figuring out where you stand is as simple as eliminating one type of hand from an opponent’s range. This article explains an easy method for determining what your opponents have and what you can do about it.
Pre-Flop Hand Reading
It’s never too early to start hand reading! Learn how the pre-flop action can provide important clues to help you determine the best play on much later streets.
What Are You So Afraid Of?
Are you getting outplayed? Learn to think objectively about your fears and determine just what it would take for an opponent to exploit you.
The biggest risk in slowplaying isn’t losing the pot, it’s failing to build the pot. Learn when and why to check strong hands and when to bet them hard.
Out of Position Against a LAG
This in-depth analysis of a single hand illustrates important principles about one of the toughest situations in no-limit hold ’em: playing out of position against a good loose-aggressive opponent.
This article introduces a new term to the poker lexicon and a new concept that will help you better analyze your bluffs, both the ones that work and the ones that do not.
Betting for Protection
It’s not just for fish anymore. Learn when and how to protect your hand in NLHE.
Your plan for future streets should influence the cards that you choose to play on the current street. Find out how to choose the best hands for bluffing, 3-betting, and more!