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What the Future of Poker Looks Like

If I have learned one thing as a professional poker player over the last 15 years, it is that I do not know how the game will change going forward. That said, if the poker world continues as it has in the recent past, here are some things I expect to happen.
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Winning Poker Mindset | Poker Coaching

Winning Poker Mindset: 5 Things to Control

The reason I love writing about poker is it’s very much writing about life. If you don’t have your life in order, you will not play winning poker. Unless your training is simply impeccable, you will fly off the handle at some point. It takes years and years of deliberate
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Meet Faraz Jaka | Pokercoaching.com

Meet Our New Poker Coach, Faraz Jaka

For the last 13 years, I’ve crushed both live and online poker tournaments playing a primarily exploitative style. My approach to the game has earned me over $10 million in tournament winnings and even a World Poker Tour Player of the Year Title. For years I’ve had interviewers ask me
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Poker Timing Tells | Pokercoaching.com

Poker Timing Tells

You raise from the button in a tournament with J-10o. The big blind calls after a couple of seconds. You are both 60 big blinds deep. The board comes 8h-4h-3s. He checks to you. You bet half-pot, about three big blinds. He calls. The turn is the 9 of clubs.
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Poker Entitlement

Poker Entitlement

I’m playing in the WPT Borgata Poker Open. A player I’ve always considered tight opens from UTG+1 to 2.5X the big blind. In the time him and I have played I have never once seen him bluff. I have instead seen him pot control constantly. It seems like the worst
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3-Betting From Out of Position

3-Betting From Out of Position

The most dangerous bluff in No Limit Hold’em is the threebet bluff out of position. You could have a great career without hardly ever doing one. However, if you have a guy who is perpetually opening on your blinds and you’re in a tournament, there can be some great opportunities
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Be the Best Poker Player You Can Be

Be the Best Poker Player You Can Be

If you’re looking to transform your game so you can be the best poker player you can be, you first need to start by transforming your life. Change the way you think and live and you can change your game. How? Start by using these tips and techniques. How to
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I Am Responsible

I Am Responsible

If I say, “Mary had a little ______.” You are going to think, “lamb.” There’s no amount of meditation or positive thinking which could get you to not think of the word “lamb” there. This is what happens when people tell themselves, “just don’t tilt.” It’s like trying to not
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What Preflop Sizing Should We Use?

What Preflop Sizing Should We Use?

I simply do not believe that every single preflop raise should be 2X. Or 2.5X. Or 3X. Take your pick. I talk to many pros these days who insist on one single raise size. Do you have one single continuation bet size? One single turn bet size? Do you always
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Favorite Places to Play

Favorite Places to Play

As a professional poker player over the past 11 years, I have been fortunate enough to travel all over to play poker. Every poker player tends to have their favorite places and least favorite places that they travel to play live tournaments or cash. In this article I am going
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