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Five Mistakes Many New Poker Players Make

Making mistakes in poker is sometimes necessary in order to grow. Even the best players in the world made mistakes in the beginning but used those experiences to correct themselves and become better. Some mistakes are actually quite common in poker, and many players make them when they start learning the game. The problem is […]

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Poker Strategy: No Limit, Pot Limit, Fixed Limit — What Are These?

If you’re new to the world of poker, you’re probably confused by game descriptions often written just before the actual name of the game. These usually refer to the limit type of the game you’re about to play. The three most popular limits are no limit, pot limit, and fixed limit. Let’s take a closer […]

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Poker Strategy: What Are Suited Connectors and How to Play Them

What matters the most in the world of Texas Hold ’em is what cards you get as your hole cards right at the start of a hand. As soon as you have a glance at them, you should be able to understand all the possible actions you can do. Now, getting a pair is obviously […]

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Poker Strategy: The Art of Re-Raising a Bet

Betting is perhaps the most important part of every poker game, and it takes an artist to do it right. Naturally, it all comes with a lot of practice and developing the feeling of reading your opponents. However, it would be impossible to do it if you don’t actually know the basic guidelines of betting, […]

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Poker Strategy: Tips For Playing Progressive KO Tournaments

Last Monday, we talked about various types of knockout tournaments in poker. After describing what the KO tournaments are and how they work, we listed three basic variations — super KO tournaments, KO tournaments, and progressive KO tournaments. Finally, we decided that the progressive variant seems to be the most lucrative version of the competition, […]

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Poker Strategy: Knockout Tournaments – Part 1

If you didn’t have an opportunity to play knockout tournaments in online poker, that should be your next goal. These are super entertaining, and if you approach them right, there’s a chance to win more money. First of all, let’s explore what knockout tournaments actually are and how they are different from regular ones. After […]

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Poker Strategy: What Is A Maniac And How (Not) To Play Like One

Poker is a game of skill. However, the element of luck increases the more you let your emotions and “gut” decide how to play your cards. Don’t get us wrong, following your gut is sometimes the only option you have, and your gut can be pretty right too. However, one shouldn’t only rely on that. […]

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Poker Strategy: How To Use Poker Odds In Your Favor

Last time in Poker Strategy, we discussed what poker odds are and how to calculate them. Basically, every professional poker player should know how odds work and should be able to calculate them as quickly as possible. There’s a finite number of hands in poker, meaning that once you get into the swing of things, […]

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Poker Strategy: How To Calculate Poker Odds

Odds in poker are important, just like in any other game of chance. Yet, in games such as roulette or in slot machines, it’s fairly easy to understand how odds work right away. That’s a tad more difficult in poker, as you need to remember how to do some basic math to get the odds. […]

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Poker Strategy: How To Approach The Turn

The turn is a very interesting part of poker. Players usually pay a lot of attention to how they should approach pre-flop and flop bets. Ultimately, they often analyze what to do after the river as well. Yet, the turn is somehow neglected as one of those unimportant bets that are just bridging the hand […]

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Poker Strategy: Aggressive Play And How To Use It

Aggression is a very interesting phenomenon in poker that can bring a lot of positive results if used correctly. Playing aggressive poker is something that many professionals do from time to time if they want to achieve something. Before we discuss how to use aggression properly, we need to understand what it really is. Essentially, […]

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Poker Strategy: How To Play In Position

Position is a rather important concept in poker, and many new players are usually not aware of its importance. The betting position usually starts with the small and the big blind, which are the first two players who make a bet after the button. The last player to make a bet in a hand is […]