Tag: aggression

How to Qualify for PokerStars Live Events Via Spin & Gos

Spin & Gos are fast-paced hyper-turbos, meaning you want to be aggressive from the get-go.

Finding Your Way at the Micros: Learning How to Win Consistently

Five strategies from Nathan Williams to start winning right away at the micro stakes.

Deciding When to Attack Cash Game Limpers

When you see limpers preflop you want to raise, but consider these factors first.

Picking Off the Pros: Tips vs. Tough Opponents

Two cash game moves you can make when tangling with experienced players.

Hand Review: Folding a Big Hand on the Flop

It's not often you flop two pair and bet, but then end up folding after a big raise.

Running a Large Semi-Bluff on the Turn

Consider how you'd have played this one, described by Jonathan Little as "an odd hand."

Hand Review: Four-Bet Bluff Small or Just Shove?

Consider how you would play this hand from a WSOP-Circuit side event.

Understanding the Value of Position in Poker

Learn about position by imagining playing the same hand in position and out of position.

Getting All In With Ace-High on Flop Versus a Maniac

Jonathan Little analyzes an interesting decision made early in a tournament.

Hand Review: Out of Position Against a Maniac

Mo Nuwwarah analyzes a tricky hand played in a recent WSOP Circuit event.

Passive or Aggressive? Ranking Different Calls in Hold'em

Examining crying calls, hero calls, overcalls, flat calls, smooth calls, and cold calls.

Postflop Aggression: Facing the Dreaded Turn Check-Raise

Jonathan Little turns a flush, but an opponent's check-raise gives reason for concern.

Three Ways to Respond Versus a Table Full of Limpers

What's the best approach versus a table full of limpers? Here are three ways of responding, all of which involve taking advantage of others' passivity.

Understanding When and Why You Should Check-Raise

Felipe Ramos breaks down a hand from the EPT Prague Main Event that helps show how to employ the check-raise successfully in no-limit hold'em.

How to Extract Maximum Value with a Winning Hand

Two-time WPT champ and EPT winner Mohsin Charania explains.

Three Simple Tactics You Can Use (Against Relatively Simple Players)

Poker author Ashley Adams discusses some relatively simple no-limit hold'em moves that work against less experienced opponents.

Five Factors to Consider When Blind Stealing in Tournaments

An important element of a successful tournament strategy.

How to Identify Aggressive vs. Passive Players at the Table

Players' betting actions and other behaviors at the table often give away whether they are aggressive or passive players, explains poker pro Danny Tang.

Jonathan Little Flops Set But Faces Shove on Straight Board

Jonathan Little reviews a tourney hand in which he flops a set, but an opponent bets all three streets including shoving the river with a straight possible.

Hand Analysis with Aussie Millions Champ Ari Engel

Ari Engel provides an interesting and fun hand analysis of a memorable hand he played with Eric Afriat at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Showdown.

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