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Learning to Think About Your Own Range of Hands, Part 1

A recent WPT National hand prompts Gareth Chantler to discuss how to play with your entire range of hands in mind (and not just a particular hand).

10 Multi-Table Tournament Tips: How to Play the Early Levels

Early levels in tournaments matter! Some discussion of strategy considerations for the opening (pre-ante) levels of a multi-table tournament.

2016 WSOP on ESPN: Two More Challenging River Decisions

Play along with players making deep runs in the 2016 WSOP Main Event and decide how you would play fifth street in these hands from late on Day 5.

Jonathan Little Considers Bluffing Off 100-Big Blind Stack at a WSOP Final Table

Jonathan Little analyzes a hand from early at the final table of the $5K event at the 2015 WSOP between himself and feared, talented pro Jonathan Jaffe.

10 Multi-Table Tournament Tips: Chip Accumulation vs. Survival

Continuing our "10 Multi-Table Tournament Tips" series, a discussion of two important objectives in tournaments -- accumulating chips and surviving.

Mountains, Swinging Bridges, and Fear of Loss in Poker

Are you "loss averse"? Feel more pain from losing than pleasure from winning? That means you're human -- but don't let your fears hurt you at the poker table.

Building Your Bankroll With 888poker's BLAST Sit-n-Gos

Start maximizing your profit by following these eight tips when playing 888poker's "super-turbo," lottery-style sit-n-go game BLAST.

10 Multi-Table Tournament Tips: The Importance of Stack Sizes

Continuing the "10 Multi-Table Tournament Tips" series, a discussion of stack sizes and their importance when deciding whether to call, raise, or fold before the flop.

2016 WSOP on ESPN: "Why Would I Want to Gamble at the Main Event?"

Episodes 3 and 4 of ESPN's coverage of the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event provided more hands -- and a lot of table talk -- to analyze.

Five Lessons from William Shakespeare, the Unexpected Poker Coach

William Shakespeare's play "Measure for Measure" contains numerous life lessons -- and help with your poker game, too, if that's where your thoughts run.

Tricky Spot with Tens Against Dan O'Brien at a WSOP Final Table

Jonathan Little analyzes a difficult preflop decision with pocket tens versus Dan O'Brien at a $5K WSOP event final table.

10 Multi-Table Tournament Tips: Fast vs. Slow Structures

We start a new series on "10 Multi-Table Tournament Tips" with some talk of different strategic approaches to "fast" and "slow" structured tournaments.

Five 888 Super XL Series VI Tricks and Tips to Win Big

Here are five tips and tricks you can use to win big during the $4 million guaranteed Super XL Series at 888poker.

Hand Review: A Cold Four-Bet Blows Up

Mo Nuwwarah analyzes a Mid-States Poker Tour hand in which he chooses to four-bet with pocket sixes. What do you think of his decision?

Mercier and Somerville On Seeking Help from Others to Improve Your Game

Jason Mercier live streamed the WCOOP $102K Super High Roller this week with Jason Somerville, where both recommended ways to improve your poker game.

Where Can I Learn and Practice Texas Hold'em?

Looking to get started with Texas hold'em? Here are a few different ways you can learn and practice the game.

2016 WSOP on ESPN: What Would You Do? (Or "I Wish This Wasn't Televised")

The World Series of Poker Main Event is back on ESPN. Play along with these hands from the first episodes of the 2016 WSOP Main Event coverage.

Jonathan Little Three-Bets With a Speculative Hand and Gets Rewarded

Jonathan Little gets aggressive & three-bets from position with a speculative hand, then hits the flop hard. What's the best postflop strategy to get value?

The Dangers of Selective Attention, Why We Repeat Our Poker Mistakes & More

Poker-related insights from biologist Robert Trivers concerning selective attention, the value of being inconspicuous, and why we repeat our mistakes.

The Importance of Gathering Information from Showdown Hands

Every hand that goes to a showdown potentially reveals important information about players' styles. Pay attention when cards go on their backs!

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