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The Evolving Poker Player

There have been periods of my poker career where I was a full time pro. There were also periods where I was a part-time player and periods where I didn’t play poker at all. The times when I wasn’t playing … Continue reading

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Know the Basics

It may seem very trivial to many people but simply knowing the rules of the game is an area that many poker players don’t even bother with at sites like 888 for example. The rules of poker differ somewhat and … Continue reading

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Don’t Shirk the Boring Stuff

The best online poker players are absolutely ferocious at how they go about getting information from the screen because they know that this equates to profits. At the end of the day, knowledge is power. Every piece of information that … Continue reading

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The value of patience to a poker player

Let us begin by looking at a hand example taken from $1-$2 online no limit Texas hold’em. It is folded around to you in the cut-off and you have the 7d-5c. You raise to $7 but what is your reason … Continue reading

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The isolation play in NLHE

I want to take the opportunity to look at isolating once again. This works in two ways, you first identify a potential weakness and then you attack it by isolating against it using a particular strength. The isolation doesn’t always … Continue reading

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Bet Sizing Strategy

If you play multiple tables in no limit Texas hold’em then you will have much less thinking time. So areas like bet sizing and opponent range estimation are harder and your game becomes more automated and automatic. There is essentially … Continue reading

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Should you squeeze in NLHE?

There are spots in no limit cash games even in full ring where you can profitably make money. The squeeze play has become popular of late and is based on the following dynamic. One player raises, another calls and a … Continue reading

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The World of The STT

SNG’s (sit and go) or single table tournaments are one of the most popular forms of poker on the internet at this time at sites like 888poker. They offer lightning fast action and a thrill a minute poker ride until … Continue reading

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Enter…….The Sniper

We have already talked about poker sites at 888poker and good solid technical poker players being your two biggest enemies in your pursuit of making money. Well if you can overcome those two big hurdles then you have one more … Continue reading

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When to Fire Further Barrels in NLHE

Many novice and intermediate players in no limit cash games often get confused as to when they should continue firing further barrels post flop. I think the best way to approach this is by way of looking at it from … Continue reading

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