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Are you really a poker player?

It is a fallacy that all players can be good poker players but yet millions of people all over the world flock into poker for the entertainment value, excitement value and profit potential. However poker exposes your very personality and … Continue reading

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Calling 3/bets out of position

The title of this blog post is calling 3/bets out of position and I could reduce the entire post to three simple words…….don’t do it! However to simply say that you shouldn’t call 3/bets from out of position would be … Continue reading

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How to build an earn rate

In most cases it is the little things that when combined together form your earn rate in poker. This is why players at say the NL50 level are doing as well as many of the players at mid-stakes levels…….why is … Continue reading

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Don’t play fancy…play solid!

There is an old adage that “knowledge is power” and I for one am not going to argue with that. However that adage is in total conflict with another famous quote that says that “a little knowledge can be a … Continue reading

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Thinking of Range

To be able to adequately play your hand then you need to be aware of your opponents likely hand range. This allows you to make all sorts of plays post flop that you wouldn’t be able to otherwise. For example … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Your Opponents an Easy Ride

Irrespective of what you do in life or what area you look at, the fact of the matter is that the vast majority of people do not succeed. This is a given in any form of endeavour and the reasons … Continue reading

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The Future of Implied Odds

I was playing some low-stakes no limit ring games the other day at NL25 to help a friend of mine and I was quite surprised to see how few players actually saw the flop. In a full nine handed game … Continue reading

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Building online poker skill

These days I often wonder just how much value there is in mass multi-tabling. It is incredibly difficult to read the action when you are playing so many tables at the same time. In days gone by then the theory … Continue reading

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What is your plan?

Making money in online poker may seem like the “Holy Grail” to people that cannot make any money from it. In fact I have heard numerous times how online poker must be “crooked” as you “always lose”. Well to these … Continue reading

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What is your poker style

I was having a discussion with a poker colleague yesterday about styles and how they match up with each other. We both agreed that certain poker styles match up better against certain other styles. In essence then this is no … Continue reading

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