Poker Strategy

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When SHOULD You BLUFF?

GGPoker Super Millions Final Table At most final tables, you will find a clear chip leader leading the pack and often influencing a lot of the action at the table. However, every now and then the stacks will be evenly matched, forcing the remaining players to outplay each other if they hope to take down …

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How To Play Pocket Jacks

One of the best study strategies you can utilize when working on your poker play is finding a specific area of your game to improve. Looking to improve your small blind play? Track down a book that dives extensively into small blind strategy. Need to get better at the math of the game? Utilize a …

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The Study Plan You Need For 2022

A lot of poker players study without a purpose. They sit and watch a poker video mindlessly while scrolling Twitter and barely paying attention. Today, I want to talk about studying poker with a purpose. I want you to have a clear focus and goal with your study session and transition that information into your …

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How To READ When Your OPPONENT Is STRONG

$2/$5 No Limit Cash Game – Encore in Las Vegas, Nevada YouTube poker vlogger Jaman Burton continues to bless the internet (and our blog) with quality, live poker content. One of the premiere poker vloggers based out of Las Vegas, Jaman’s pocket jacks were a great aid in showing how to properly read an opponent’s …

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How To Play Loose Live Games

If you want to be a real shark on the felt and not get outnumbered by the rest of the ‘fish’ at the table, get to know different strategies and when to adopt the correct persona for each situation. The key to beating the game is adjusting your strategy and not allowing your ego to …

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HERO CALL To Win $1,000,000

GGPoker Super Millions Final Table For the first time ever, our GGPoker Super Millions Final Table review features one of our very own PokerCoaching.com coaches! Bert Stevens, otherwise known as Giraf Ganger, brought his elite online poker skills to the felt when taking his final table short stack all the way to heads-up play. The …

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Personal Finances in Poker

For people that deal with money, poker players may have the worst personal finances of any profession. I too have been included in this category for many years, but have recently made changes in hoping to improve my personal finance routine in poker. Today, I am going to discuss a few things that will hopefully …

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Payout Implications At The Final Table

GGPoker Super Millions Final Table 2021 has been full of some truly exciting hands, with many of them coming from the weekly GGPoker Super Millions tournament. This time around, GGPoker blessed us with another exhilarating hand with hundreds of thousands on the line. With the flat payout structure of the GGPoker Super Millions tournament, caution …

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How Many Players Are Left to Act?

How does the number of players left to act in pre-flop play influence your decision-making process? Why should you take stock of how many players remain, the types of players you’re up against, and how your position affects your overall strategy? The answers to these questions (and more), are coming right at you in a …

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SHORT STACK Strategy On The FINAL TABLE!

GGPoker Super Millions Final Table Whether for hundreds, thousands, or millions of dollars, the payout implications at final tables make having a proper short stack strategy essential. Featuring another pulse pounding hand from the weekly GGPoker Super Millions Tournament, we analyze the short stack strategy of chess master and poker phenom Ottomar Ladva. The Game:  …

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Shot Clocks in Tournaments

Recently I played in the World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open at the Seminole Hard Rock in South Florida. In this event, a shot clock is added to the tournament one table before reaching the money. In today’s article, I want to discuss the merits of the shot clock, ways to improve the system, …

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How To CRUSH Heads Up!

GGPoker Millions Final Table When you are heads up at a final table, the pressure is on, especially when its at the weekly Super Millions Tournament on GGPoker. Having provided us with some entertaining play in the past, this week we review some entertaining heads up play featuring two GGPoker regulars known as “C Jeppson” …

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River Betting Framework

In today’s article, I want to discuss developing a reliable framework to use when facing aggression on the river. The river is different than other decisions in poker as we have the most complete information. In my own game, I have worked on implementing a framework, or almost a question, to help organize the information …

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BIG STACK STRATEGY For The FINAL TABLE!

GGPoker Super Millions Final Table To be an effective tournament poker player, having a firm understanding of ICM is critical to achieving full profit. When reaching the final table, the difference between finishing in 5th and finishing in 4th may seem minuscule, but the drastic difference in payout must be considered as you navigate hands. …

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Preflop Framework – Facing an Open Raise

Today I will be starting a series of articles developing frameworks for making good decisions at the poker table, aimed at helping you develop your decision-making process. Think of these frameworks as a checklist of things you should be considering when making a decision. Once ingrained into your game, this should help prevent impulse plays …

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HERO CALL WITH BOTTOM PAIR?

$2/$5 Cash Game in Aruba, South America A former DJ turned professional poker player, Johnnie Vibes has been crushing cash games in Las Vegas and San Diego since he changed careers thirteen years ago. A true grinder, Johnnie found himself sitting down at the poker table not in Las Vegas or San Diego but in …

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Playing In Tough Poker Games

A concept that many players struggle with is how to play against a tough table or a loose-aggressive player that knows what they’re doing. You learn a lot, gain experience and pad your bankroll when you’re seated at a tough table. It can help expose shortcomings in your game, maximize your long run earning potential …

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PHIL IVEY Goes For The 4-HIGH BLUFF!?

$100/$200/$400 Cash Game at Hustler Casino The poker world was abuzz when icons Tom Dwan and Phil Ivey took part in a high stakes cash game streamed live at the Hustler Casino in Gardena, California. Regularly drawing big names to their weekly stream, the action drew the attention of some of the game’s best, who …

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Navigating Multi-Way Pots

Knowing how to navigate multiway pots is an extremely important tool of any MTT player. Especially at lower stakes, multi-way pots are quite normal as players have expanded calling ranges. These spots however often go unstudied due to the complexity of the math behind these situations. Current GTO solvers focus on heads-up situations and can …

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What To Do When You BACKDOOR Quads

€100,000 Buy-In partypoker Millions (2018) It’s always a poker party whenever we have the chance to review a hand from partypoker, known for hosting numerous high stakes tournaments played by the best in the world. This partypoker hand features American pros Nick Petrangelo and Jake Schindler, both boasting eight figures in total tournament winnings. With …

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How to Play Poker Tired

In boxing, fighters have an adage. “You have to learn to fight tired. It’s a different skill.” Many of us have played a sport which has completely run us down. In the final moments of the game, when we are completely spent, we still know how to move and position ourselves. A subconscious will takes …

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