Why Position Matters

Why Position Matters

When one is discussing a hand, what position the player is in, in relation to the dealer button is almost certainly brought up. “Was he in on the button?” “Did he open from the cutoff?” “She 3-bet from the hijack seat”. Why is your position so relevant in poker? Also,...
How to Check-Raise effectively

How to Check-Raise effectively

Check-raising is an important weapon in any poker player’s arsenal and one that isn’t that evidently needed. Therefore if you play small stakes you can identify a more experienced player if you see them make this move. The idea is you check to your opponent out of...
Paired boards can get Tricky

Paired boards can get Tricky

Most casual players, even if they don’t spend much time thinking about strategy away from the table, are probably confident in their knowledge of the rules of poker. Surely, determining which one is the winning a hand can’t be a challenge, right? Well, in some cases...
Why You Should Quit Limping

Why You Should Quit Limping

One of the most distinguished and easily recognizable traits of an inexperienced recreational player is repeatedly just calling the big blind in an unopened pot, better known as limping. You will hardly find any examples of that play if you watch streams or videos of...

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