Tag: Online Poker

Live Players Transitioning to Online Poker: Don’t Make These Two Mistakes

Poker author Nathan Williams highlights two common mistakes live poker players make when moving over to the very different realm of online play.

Patrick “pads1161” Leonard on the Mental Game and Trapping Aggressive Players

U.K. poker pro Patrick “pads1161” Leonard discusses both the importance of the mental game and specific strategy for playing against aggressive opponents.

Road to the 2016 WSOP: Mental Toughness Will Be Key

Matthew Pitt shares an update from his 300-day challenge to build a bankroll with which to play the 2016 World Series of Poker, here focusing on developing mental toughness.

Why LAGs Are the New Big Winners in Small-Stakes Cash Games

When it comes to today's small stakes games, both live and online, a loose-aggressive (LAG) style can be optimal for maximizing profits.

The Top 5 Keys to Crushing the Micros in 2015

Nathan Williams, author of "Crushing the Microstakes" and "Modern Low Stakes" gives advice for beating the micros as they exist online today.

Alec Torelli’s “Hand of the Day”: Nosebleed Nostalgia - My Biggest Online Pot Ever

In a new "Hand of the Day," Alec Torelli looks back on a huge $230K pot he played back in the day in the "nosebleed" cash games on Full Tilt.

Road to the 2016 WSOP: The 300-Day Grind Begins

Matthew Pitt has set his sights on building a bankroll for a trip to the 2016 World Series of Poker. Read his initial thoughts on realizing his goal.

One Weird Trick For Instantly Recovering From a Bad Beat

Robert Woolley has one simple task you can perform when encountering a bad beat that can help you reset and recover instantly. And, well, it's easy.

Setting Up Your Online Poker Grind Station

Planning to put in high volume at the online poker tables? It's worth taking time to consider the best, most suitable options for your computing setup.

Two-Time Sunday Million Winner Rob Tinnion: “More Work Leads to More Money”

UK poker pro and coach Rob Tinnion, winner of the Sunday Million twice on PokerStars within a six-month span, shares advice about how to improve your game.

Learn to Stop Broadcasting Your Brags and Beats

Not only do others not care to hear your bad beat stories or tales of your triumphs, reporting every success or failure isn't good for you, either.

When the Minimum Raise is Maximally Wrong

Min-raising is a popular preflop tournament move, but in postflop situations -- especially in cash games -- the min-raise is rarely a recommended option.

6 Tips For Making a Smooth Transition Into Other Poker Variants

Learning games other than no-limit hold'em can be fun, rewarding, and improve your overall game. Follow these tips when trying something non-NLHE.

Five Free Ways to Boost Your Online Poker Win Rate

Matthew Pitt offers advice to help you avoid slipping into certain behavioral patterns when playing online that can negatively affect your bottom line.

The Absent Chip Leader: An Interesting Final Table Dynamic

At the final table of an online tournament, the overwhelming chip leader suddenly disconnects and doesn't return. How does that affect others' strategy?

The Benefits of Taking a Poker Break

Poker can be so absorbing it's hard sometimes to pull away from the game. But taking a break can be beneficial in many ways.

Stream of Consciousness: Jason Somerville’s Twitch Teachings

Jason Somerville's popular and entertaining Twitch channel provides a constant source of instruction in poker strategy and theory for players of all levels.

Swirling Pressures: Final Table Decisions in The Bigger $162, Part 2

Gareth Chantler concludes his two-part series looking back at difficult final table hands he played in The Bigger $162 on PokerStars.

A New Game: Final Table Decisions in The Bigger $162, Part 1

Gareth Chantler presents the first of a two-part series looking back at difficult final table hands he played in The Bigger $162 on PokerStars.

Experimental Poker: Trying New Strategies in Low Buy-In Online Tourneys

Low buy-in online multi-table tournaments can be a great place to experiment with new plays to improve your poker game.