Tag: postflop strategy

Hand Analysis: James Salmon's Huge Call of Igor Yaroshevskyy's Bluff

Breaking down one of the more memorable hands from PokerStars Championship Panama.

Jonathan Little Flops Trips, But the Board Runs Out Poorly

Flopping trips is always great, except when the flop and turn don't cooperate.

How Not to Play a Hand with Jason Wheeler

"My read was on, but my approach on multiple levels and streets incorrect," says Wheeler.

Rivering a Straight Flush in a Multi-Way Pot

Jonathan Little backs into a monster and has to decide how to extract maximum value.

Differences Between Limit and No-Limit Poker: Implied Odds

NL players need to change their thinking in limit games, starting with implied odds.

Playing a 20-Big Blind Stack in a Multi-Table Tournament

Don't be overly eager to shove that below average stack when you still have room to play.

Rethinking the River Check-Raise

When playing the lower limits or "micros," think twice about fancy river plays for value.

Raising Your Awareness of Postflop Betting Sequences

Don't focus too greatly on preflop play and miss opponents' exploitable postflop patterns.

Picking Off the Pros: Tips vs. Tough Opponents

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

Hand Review: Flopping Trips in a Three-Bet Pot

Take the poll and tell how you would have played this RunGood Main Event hand.

Mixing It Up: Learning to Balance Your Play in Poker

Figuring out when you're doing "too much" or "too little" of anything in poker can be a challenge.

Caught in the Middle: The Value Bet Bluff

Can a bet be for value *and* a bluff at the same time? Carlos Welch shares an example.

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.

Five Bankroll Depleting Thoughts That Sabotage Stacks

Sometimes our own ill-advised thinking can be the most challenging opponent at the table.

Donkey Poker: Low-Stakes Live Games Differ from Online

"Donkey Poker" series author Steve Selbrede highlights ways live poker is unlike online.

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.

Postflop Poker in No-Limit Hold'em: Don't Fear It, Focus On It

New NLHE players focus a lot on preflop strategy, but to improve they need to go further.

How to Win a Hand by Understanding an Opponent's Range

888poker Ambassador Dominik Nitsche analyzes a high-stakes NL cash game hand.

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