A lot of hands pick up too much interest pre-flop, which means one thing; the chances of winning are significantly decreased.
Any poker player who wants to be taken seriously needs to understand variance. It is OK for casual players not to understand this term, but if you are trying to become a grinder or make any money from the game at all you need to understand it. Here, we will take a brief look at this term.
Some of the nicest looking hands are suited connectors. For some reason, if you look down and see connectors, your brain will often over value them because they look like a good hand. This does lead to many people playing them, but is there any justification in their move? Here, we explore this question in more detail.
You look down to see a small pocket pair. You have gone to the flop and hit one of your two outs, and there is no flush or straight draw on the board and there is betting, that is one of the dream situations in poker.
However, 90% of the time your initial pair will not improve to a set on the flop, and in this situation, you are left with a few options. Here, we will explore what to do in more detail.
Many people, including professional players will tell you that if you are new to poker, playing tight-aggressive is the best way you can survive when up against those who are more experienced than you. Here, we will explore playing tight aggressive in more detail.
We’ve all played against people that have bluffed got caught and then hit what seemed like an impossible hand. Before you decide to go loopy, make sure you check their play to see if they had any reason to be in the hand.
From time to time, what looks like a ridiculous bad beat may have either been a poor play by you or a semi bluff that hit.
If you have played poker for a while, then you have probably fallen victim to a hidden draw without even realising it.
In poker, hidden draws can be the one thing that can catch out a player who is not paying attention, and this is why it is crucial for you to pay attention at all times. Here, we will explore the hidden draw in more detail.
The best feeling you can have when you are sitting at a poker table is when you are in a big pot with action, and you know you have the winning hand.
There are many people that say you cannot play the nuts incorrectly, but this saying is far from the truth. Here, we will explore playing the nuts correctly.
Multi tabling online is pivotal if you want the chance to make any real money as a grinder. The reason why grinding is the best way to make money from playing poker is because you get to stake the right amount (according to bankroll management), but playing enough tables to make some good money.
When you should play a hand depends on many factors. You have to consider your actual cards compared to the bet to you, who you are playing, what position you are in, what stack you have and at what stage of the tournament you are in.