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Tag: No Limit Hold'em

Hand Review: Bluffing Dutchman Jasper Meijer van Putten Executes Another

During heads-up play at the EPT Prague Main Event, Jasper Meijer van Putten boldly bluffs in a hand where both he and his opponent are playing the board.

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.

Taking Advantage of Unbalanced Split Ranges

Carlos Welch analyzes an interesting hand from an online tournament that allows him to discuss players "splitting" their ranges in an unbalanced way.

How to Play Middle Pair Versus a Straighforward Opponent

Jonathan Little analyzes a tournament hand in which he flops middle pair versus a straightforward opponent and has to decide how best to extract value.

Do You Change Your Strategy After a Big Win or Loss? Should You?

A big win or loss in poker might encourage you to change strategy -- to repeat the win or to avoid the loss next time. But changing might be a mistake.

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.

How to Play Top Pair, Top Kicker on a Coordinated Board

Hand analysis: Jonathan Little makes top pair, top kicker but might be beaten.

What to Do -- and Not to Do -- About Unusually Good or Bad Poker Results

Robert Woolley applies the concept of "regression to the mean" to several different areas of poker, including how the concept distinguishes luck from skill.

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 Rivers a Straight and Faces a Bet -- Raise or Call?

Poker coach and author Jonathan Little analyzes an interesting river decision from early in a World Poker Tour event.

Randomness in Your Poker Results? Don't Forget "Regression to the Mean"

"Regression to the mean" is an under-appreciated aspect of randomness, explains Robert Woolley. In fact, it can explain some of your poker results.

10 Simple Poker Tells for Home Games

Poker author Ashley Adams lists 10 commonly exhibited, often reliable poker "tells" that players in home games and low-stakes casino games often exhibit.

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.

Can You Spot the Ways the Game Has Changed?

We know poker strategy has evolved over the years. But the game can change even faster -- even during a single session -- and you have to pay attention.

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.

5 Ways Small Stakes Poker Players Prevent Themselves from Winning

Many poker players, especially among the lower stakes, are their own worst enemies when it comes to improving their games and learning how to profit.

Your Opponent Is a Maniac: How Far Do You Go With Pocket Jacks?

Normally you want to avoid huge all-in confrontations with pocket jacks, but if your opponent is a maniac you may have to rethink, says Jonathan Little.