Poker Strategy

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Getting Full Value From A Turned Flush

When playing from the blinds, sometimes you get to see favorable flops with hands you wouldn’t usually play from any other position. It is easy to start seeing money sign when you hit a flush on the turn, but you must exercise patience if you want to see full value. Scenario: You are nine-handed in …

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3 Preflop Poker Mistakes You Are Making

Having a solid preflop strategy is vital to becoming a profitable poker player. Whether you are a cash game or tournament player, your preflop ranges are the foundation in which your entire strategy is built upon. Far too many small stakes players use the wrong preflop charts, and when they do use the correct ones, …

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Making A Huge Hero Call At The World Series

I love poker so much. It’s a fascinating game with so many different aspects to it, I learn more and more every time I play. On Thursday, I got to play in the WSOP $1,500 NLH Freezeout, an event where each player gets one opportunity to try to win the event. If you are eliminated, …

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Facing A River Lead In A Cash Game

Ace-king offsuit can be a very strong hand, but being overly ambitious with it can sometimes lead to you punting your stack. Depending on your stack size in a tournament, sometimes it makes sense to rip it in with ace-king off, but what strategies should you implement when you have the same hand in a …

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Three Mistakes To Avoid With Pocket Aces

Pocket aces is what every Texas Hold’em player prays for before peering down at their hole cards. There are few experiences in life as exhilarating as seeing pocket rockets, but even a strong hand like aces can fall victim to critical mistakes. To avoid making value-killing errors with pocket aces, you must first recognize the …

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Going For Value With Top Pair

A common mistake amongst novice poker players is failing to pursue value from hands on later streets. When you have top pair, especially with a good kicker, you need to extract value and overcome your fear of getting raised or bluffed off the best hand. If you get raised when betting for value, you can …

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Playing Ace High On A Paired Board

Sometimes an ace is just enough to give you the better hand. Especially on paired boards, ace high can be a valuable hand you can utilize to exploit opponents. With every ace you hold, that is one less ace in your opponent’s range, take what your opponent’s give you and adjust accordingly. Scenario: You are …

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How To Play Pocket Aces On A Paired Board

Poker vloggers continue to provide heart pounding content from the tables as their channels grow within the poker YouTube space. Lex O Poker, one of YouTube’s most popular poker vloggers, was surely envisioning lots of views and a profitable pot looking down at two black aces. Making sure the camera saw the pocket aces, Lex …

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Three Of A Kind In A Multi-Way Pot

Three of a kind is an extremely strong hand with plenty of upside. It is important, however, to consider the strength of your hand on later streets to avoid going broke due to bad luck. Scenario: It is early in a $3,500 buy-in main event and you are eight-handed. You have 50,000 chips with the …

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Huge Bluff By Michael Addamo In The Super High Roller Bowl

The stakes rarely get higher than PokerGO’s Super High Roller Bowl. With a buy-in of $300,000, the Super High Roller Bowl attracts the best poker players in the world who look to not just win millions, but add their names to high roller history. One of if not the best in the world, Australian pro …

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Jonathan Little On Encountering A Lead With Top Pair

Top pair can be a strong and effective hand, especially when it is backed up by an ace-kicker. It is important, however, to be well studied in playing top pair when facing aggression from an opponent. Position is your friend when strong hands get even stronger with turned draws, recognizing the value of your hand …

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My Pocket Aces In The 2010 Main Event

Today I am going to write about one of the more famous hands in poker. We will look back at my famous hand 12 years later and see what decisions I may have changed. I am going to discuss my thought process in the A-A/J-J hand versus Jon Duhamel during the 2010 WSOP Main Event. …

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MrBeast Straddles For $25,600 On The Hustler Live

The poker world collectively stood still to watch one of the craziest live streams in poker history. While poker legends Phil Hellmuth and Tom Dwan were no strangers to the Hustler Casino live stream, they had yet to face YouTube and Twitch royalty. MrBeast, Ninja, and other titans of the content creation space made their …

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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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Daniel Negreanu Makes A Perfect Read

Kid Poker has never been one to kid around when it comes to reading his opponents at the poker table. For years, Daniel Negreanu has not only been regarded as one of the best players in the world, but has long been considered one of the all-time greats at live reads. Competing at this year’s …

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Choosing Hands To Three-Bet Bluff With

Choosing the correct poker hands to three-bet as a bluff can be very difficult. Many professionals of all levels fail to study enough and know the correct hands to bluff with in certain situations. Mistakes that are made in three-bet pots are magnified due to the size of the pot. Constructing a proper three-betting range …

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Becoming A Winning Poker Player

In today’s article, I want to talk about what it takes to become a winning poker player in today’s environment. With solvers, GTO strategy and other complex systems, it can be as confusing as ever to become a winning poker player in 2022. However, the opposite can also be said where it is as easy …

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Poker Vlogger Slowplays Pocket Kings

Since making the move to Las Vegas a year ago, poker vlogger Jaman Burton continues to provide his growing subscriber base with fun and enthralling footage straight from the poker table. Despite being the host of The Drawing Dead, Jaman was drawing anything but dead when he looked down at pocket kings at the Bellagio. …

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Defending The Big Blind Multiway

One of the biggest mistakes that I see in weak players is that they defend their big blind too wide when facing multiway action. In today’s article, I want to discuss adjustments that need to be made when calling in the big blind multiway. Poker is a game that is constantly evolving, 5-6 years ago …

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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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Did Garrett Adelstein Show Mercy?

As the Hustler Casino live stream continues to grow in popularity, the stakes grow as well as players continue to buy-in for larger and larger amounts. In this particular live stream, one of the best cash game players alive Garrett Adelstein bought in for over $600,000 to continue adding to his already impressive totals. Sitting …

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