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Don’t Tap the Fish Tank!

As your skill level increases, you will begin to distinguish between great players, good players, beginners, and just downright awful players. For the latter of these players, we have a term for them. Fish. Fish are your table’s ATMs if … Continue reading

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Playing the Player: The Tight Wad

Tight Wad. Nit. Scardy Cat. Whatever you want to call them, this type of player is probably the easiest type of player you can face at a table. Play them correctly and you will be profitable. With the Tight Wad, … Continue reading

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The Gap Concept

The Gap Concept is simple. In general, it states that you need a better hand to call a raise with than you do to make a raise with. Makes sense, right? So, let’s say you have K6s and you are … Continue reading

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Tournaments vs. Cash Games

Sure, the game is the same. But, tournaments and cash games are two different monsters. The first major difference is the value of the chips in front of you. In a cash game, the value of your chips are what … Continue reading

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Dont Raise Pre-Flop Based on Hand Strength

When you are first to voluntarily put money into the pot before the flop don’t make a raise based off of the strength of your hand. Good players will eventually pick up on this and your hands will become transparent. … Continue reading

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A Vital Concept for Winning Poker: Position

There are so many aspects and situations in poker that it is difficult to generalize a single topic. However, for the beginner, these topics set the fundamentals for any good poker player. Today’s beginner topic is about position. Position is … Continue reading

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Pot Odds: Knowing the Rule of 4&2

It’s a fact: if you want to be successful in poker, you need to know a little math. Regardless of the pro, they all know about pot odds. You have your extremes like Chris Ferguson who is a math wiz, … Continue reading

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