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Matt Affleck

For years, Matt Affleck has been a force to be reckoned with in the online poker space. He has been crushing the game ever since his historical 2009 SCOOP chop for $470,000, a $3,000 tournament which he satellited into during his college years. Nowadays, you can find him playing live tournaments and cash games in America while hosting live webinars where he provides hand analysis and top-level poker strategy content to our readers.

Poker Pro Tips: Matt Affleck Breaks Down How To Play Draws

Flopping one draw is fantastic, but flopping two draws provides a poker player with endless possibilities. In this poker hand, PokerCoaching.com coach Matt Affleck revisits a hand he played at the Venetian in Las Vegas. Seeing a flop with tons of equity, how did Matt respond? Would you have made the same decisions? Take in …

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Trusting The Poker Process

For today’s, article I want to write about the process and journey of a poker player. Being a poker player, or at least a successful, high-level one, involves a process outside just sitting down at the table and playing. Such a process involves countless hours of study, warm-up routines, cool-down routines, and reviewing play among …

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Gut Instinct At The Poker Table

Gut instincts are often misunderstood, especially by weak poker players and those who are superstitious. I’ll preface this article by stating I am no psychologist and everything I write today is from my experience and discussions with Jared Tendler, a highly regarded mental performance coach. My inspiration for this article stemmed from being at the …

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Become A Poker Equity Expert

I want to discuss three relating poker terms that often get mixed up and misused by players. We will be discussing the relationship between equity, expected value, and equity realization. Equity is the most common term that most serious to even recreational players have heard before. Equity is simply the percentage share of the pot …

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When To Use The Donk Bet

I recently asked for topics to write about on Twitter and had a couple questions regarding donk betting. Followers were interested in hearing when is the correct time to donk bet and what strategies to use when implementing a donk betting strategy. Today we will define donk bet, equity/betting, donk betting later streets, and exploits. …

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Continuation Betting 101

Continuation betting (or c-betting) is one of the core fundamentals of No-Limit Hold’em. It is however one of the most misunderstood aspects of the game. Many players simply do not understand the reason for the continuation betting or why they would want or not want to do so. There are certain properties that are present …

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If I Had A $1,000 Bankroll

Today’s article comes from a Twitter question asked by one of my followers. This player wanted advice on how to build a bankroll from $1,000. This is a common question as this is a reasonable amount of money to scrape up for a starter bankroll. First, with a bankroll of this size, you must have …

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Play Like Someone’s Watching

While recording content recently for PokerCoaching.com, I started the practice of recording my sessions online while playing. I do this in hopes of catching a final table run live on camera, or to review my play later as WSOP.com does not allow the use of tracking software. I was debating whether I should do commentary …

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