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Tag: Online Poker

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.

Are Your Fancy Poker Moves Costing You Money?

Understanding "what level your opponents are at" is a crucial skill to develop in poker, as it indicates what at which level you yourself should be playing.

Why I Am a Tournament Poker Player

He admits it's a personal preference, but Matthew Pitt prefers multi-table poker tournaments over cash games. And he has lots of reasons why.

If You Lose a Few Hands, Don’t Lose Your Mind

Occasionally players feel the need to "get even" after having lost early in a session, sometimes becoming emotionally affected as a result.

“Let Others Go Nuts”: Matt Jarvis Offers 6-Max No-Limit Hold'em Tourney Advice

Matt Jarvis has had considerable success in short-handed no-limit hold'em tournaments, and offers some valuable advice to beginning six-max players.

Four Tips for Navigating Large Low Buy-In Online Poker Tournament Fields

Low buy-in, large field online tournaments can be a very profitable form of poker if approached with the right strategy and a lot of patience.

Deceive Others at the Poker Table, But Not Yourself

Deception is a big part of poker, but while it's good to mislead and misdirect others at the table with your play, don't deceive yourself about your game.

“Move Up Where They Respect Your Raises”… Actually, Don’t!

Frustrations with losing to lesser-skilled poker players should not inspire you to move up in stakes to "where they respect your raises."

Defending Your Blinds Versus a Steal

When playing tournaments, defending your blinds versus steal attempts is an important skill to learn. Learn when to call and when to reraise in this spot.

A Guide to Setting Up Your Online Poker Heads Up Display (HUD)

Matthew Pitt discusses pros and cons of using a "Heads Up Display" (HUD) when playing online poker, with tips for what to include when setting up your HUD.

The 3 Factors That Should Determine Your Cash Game Buy-In

When buying into a cash game, should you buy in for a lot, a little, or somewhere in between? Here are three factors that should affect your choice.