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Tag: preflop strategy

Hand Review: A Disguised Straight on the Turn

A tournament hand illustrates how a loose-aggressive style can get big hands paid off.

Deciding When to Attack Cash Game Limpers

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

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.

Donkey Poker: When Can I Take a Bathroom Break?

When you gotta go, you gotta go! Know which hands to miss when playing a cash game.

How Not to Play a Hand with Jason Wheeler

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

The #1 Mistake Cash Game Players Make

Jonathan Little discusses the biggest leak in cash game players' games and how to fix it.

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.

Getting Out of Line With an Underpair in a Three-Bet Pot

Jonathan Little reviews a hand in which he makes a play he says he virtually never makes.

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.

Donkey Poker: Are You a Position-Dummy?

Poker author Steve Selbrede continues series, looking this time at the power of position.

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.

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.

Donkey Poker: Do You Play Too Many Hands?

Poker author Steve Selbrede discusses what constitutes a winning "VPIP" for live & online.

Running a Large Semi-Bluff on the Turn

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

Five Bankroll Depleting Thoughts That Sabotage Stacks

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

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

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

Donkey Poker: Low-Stakes Live Games Differ from Online

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

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