Poker Strategy

Basic Hand Ranging and Counting Combinations

Basic Hand Ranging and Counting Combinations

Today let’s discuss simple tricks that we can use to help improve your ability to put your opponent on a range of hands. This is one of the most important skills of a high-level poker player. They are able to quickly assess the strength of a player’s range and react
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Navigating Multiway Pots

Navigating Multiway Pots

“The one thing I hate about training videos is they always assume I’m playing some high stakes game,” my student says to me. “In every training video I see it’s folded around to the pro, he raises, and only the big blind calls. It’s just this perfect world. Yet, when
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How to Deal With Bad Players in No-Limit Hold'em

How to Deal With Bad Players in No-Limit Hold’em

Your bankroll has your cornered into playing small-stakes games with some pretty shoddy players. You want to develop your game, but that's hard to do when you're surrounded by mice and fish. It's even harder to endure when the lack of skill from these players makes for some loose, boneheaded
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The Reason Why You are Running Bad

The Reason Why You are Running Bad

“My biggest problem lately is how bad I’ve been running.” “You’re not running bad. You’re playing bad,” I say, as I peel through their statistics. As you can imagine, this conversation doesn’t always go swimmingly. Yet, it happens quite often when I’m coaching. People will come to me hoping they
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Dealing with Donk Bets

Dealing with Donk Bets

One of the most perplexing situations you will find yourself in occurs when your opponent bets into you after you were the aggressor on the previous betting round. This play is referred to as a donk bet because for the most part, bad players use donk bets seemingly randomly, but
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