Poker Strategies

September 18, 2017

How to Value Bet in Poker

Quite simply, a value bet is classed as any bet which is made with the intention to get called by a worse hand. This can go from a clear value bet when you have something like a Full House, to the more blurred lines of betting for value with middle pair because you think that you may get looked up by ace high or a smaller pair

September 15, 2017

How to Escape From Second Best Hands

Many of the best live players are good at observing how people act in different situations. That doesn’t mean they’re looking at their eyes, it could be anything from foot movements to how to talkative they are or whether they seem to be breathing slightly faster.

September 15, 2015

How to Choose the Right Game

In order to maximise profit margins, it is important for serious poker players to select the right type of game. This can range from an obvious choice to either play online, or live, to selecting the seat which you will occupy.

February 5, 2015

How to Solve Time Issues in Poker

In poker, time has been increasingly integral to the way in which the game is played. The modern professional players that seek out every tiny edge they can, will often take a relatively long while to fold a hand even though they immediately know they are going to fold

January 19, 2015

How to Play the Final Stages of Tournaments

The late stages of a tournament can be exciting, but can also bring the pressure of a potential big win. You’ll often find that with around 20 players left there will be a few experienced players making moves and trying to accumulate chips, which is normally the correct choice.

January 18, 2015

How to Recognise Opponent Types in Poker

When you first sit down at a table there is little to indicate exactly what type of players you’re up against. People mention that older people are usually tight and young guys in hooded tops are loose and aggressive, but you shouldn’t let this guide you too much

January 14, 2015

How to Control Your Emotions in Poker

This is undoubtedly one of the most important skills to learn if you ever want to take poker seriously. It’s very easy to play your best when you’re running good, anyone can do it. But when the cards turn against a player, so many of them sabotage their own chances of success because they let their emotions overcome the calm clarity of playing good poker.

November 20, 2014

How to Read Poker Board Textures

The possibilities contained within three cards are more numerous than you might imagine. High or low cards, three different suits, an entirely suited flop, or three of a kind on board. You could broadly group flop types but the possibilities on the turn will always multiply