Poker Strategy

Start Thinking of Winning

Start Thinking of Winning

The biggest problem with most poker players is they don’t actually want to win. They think they want to win, but what they truly want is to play perfectly. They never want to fold and be shown a bluff. They never want to bluff and be caught. They want to
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Poker Is An Endurance Sport

Poker Is An Endurance Sport

Okay, I’ll admit it: I don’t know if poker is a sport. If you can do it with a beer in your hand, I don’t know if it qualifies as a sport. That said, I always think of tournament poker as an endurance sport. I was moderately successful in cash
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Who is Folding High Cards?

Who is Folding High Cards?

One of my greatest frustrations with poker training is how overly complex it is. I’m guilty of this as well. If you watch my early training videos, I was needlessly detailed. Like a kid talking about his favorite toy, I would go through each number on my HUD that I
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I Just Lost My Bankroll. Now What?

I Just Lost My Bankroll. Now What?

What do you do when you lose your entire bankroll? It’s not a situation anyone wants to be in, but it happens - especially to newer players who may not understand the intricacies of bankroll management. Here’s the thing about an aggressive bankroll building strategy: When you’re trying to build
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3 Most Common Exploits In Live Tournament Poker

3 Most Common Exploits In Live Tournament Poker

In today’s article, we are going to discuss three areas where I feel weak live players are easily exploited. This article will hopefully give you three areas in your game to explore for leaks, as well as exploiting leaks in your opponents. Use these three areas in two ways when
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The Most Exploitative Line Ever

The Most Exploitative Line Ever

Let’s put you in a situation: You are on the button with A-Qo. It’s folded around to you in a $100 buy-in tournament in your local casino. You raise. Dustin Richards is in the big blind. He’s a nice guy. He works in waste management. He likes cards and sports,
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How to Build a Winning Environment

How to Build a Winning Environment

Creating a solid environment to play poker is just one of the many edges that can help you win - and win consistently. Your environment is integral to your results, but it’s often overlooked - even by some of the most talented players out there. No matter how good you
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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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