"A minute to learn, a lifetime to master." So goes the oft-shared saying about no-limit hold'em.
It's probably a good thing the rules for no-limit hold'em aren't that hard to learn. Poker players generally don't like to wait very much.
If you play online poker you're aware of the many different offerings designed to satisfy poker players' thirst for action — and no waiting. Online poker on its own is a faster version of the game than live, of course. But with short-handed and heads-up cash games, turbo (and hyperturbo) sit-n-gos and multi-table tournaments, "Spin-n-Gos" (and similar variations), "Push or Fold" tables, and more, there's no lack of fast-action alternatives.
We're going for speed in today's installment of The Weekly PokerNews Strategy Quiz — eight rapid-fire true/false questions about no-limit hold'em that shouldn't take you more than a minute to answer. Get six of eight correct for a passing grade, and if you happen to miss any you'll see an explanation of what the correct answer was.
After you're done, take a look at the "Top results" to see how you did compared to others — including how fast you actually were able to get through the quiz. If you are logged into your PokerNews account you'll see your username on the list. If you don't have an account, click here to create one.
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