Tag: starting hand selection

Defending the Big Blind Widely Versus a Small Blind Raise

"Disrespectful!" Jonathan Little defended (his big blind) and offended (his opponent)!

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.

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.

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.

The #1 Mistake Cash Game Players Make

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

Five Adjustments to Make When You're Playing Limit Hold'em

In limit games, you must consistently press your advantages at every opportunity.

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.

Five Beginner No-Limit Hold'em Tips from 888poker

Test your understanding of starting hand selection, position, bet sizing and more.

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."

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.

Understanding the Value of Position in Poker

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

7 Tips to Take Your Poker Game From "Meh" to Amazing

The author of "Modern Small Stakes" with advice to help break-even players start winning.

Three Tips for Early Stage Tournament Play from Daniel Negreanu

More helpful poker strategy advice from Kid Poker delivered via his YouTube channel.