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10 Poker Infographics That Will Help Your Game

Infographics are a fun and effective way to learn, which is why we’ve created numerous infographics throughout the years.

Today’s article is an aggregate of 10 of the most bookmark-worthy poker infographics that we have created. Starting with beginner-friendly topics, the infographics get more advanced as you scroll. Be sure to download the ones you find most helpful!

Let’s jump in.

Infographic #1: 3 Tips to Stop Spewing Chips with Pocket Jacks

There are 3 ways to play pocket Jacks, and they’re all wrong.

You’ve probably heard this famous poker saying before. Hopefully you didn’t pay it much attention, because it’s pretty much nonsense. Pocket Jacks is one of the strongest hands preflop and should be a welcome sight when the dealer tosses it your way.

pocket jacks JJ tips

But we know that not everyone thinks positively about this hand. Jacks can be a hard hand to play, especially when the flop brings an Ace, King, or Queen. 

To help with that, we created this infographic to help you stop losing money with Pocket Jacks.

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For more details regarding the tips in the infographic, check out 3 Tips To Stop Spewing Chips with Pocket Jacks.

Infographic #2: Table Positions

Position is one of the most important factors in poker.

After all, poker is a game of information. The later your position, the more information you will have to base your decisions on.

But for newer players, remembering the terminology of positions like “hijack” and “cutoff” can be pretty confusing. We made this graphic to help:

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Infographic #3: 6 Preflop Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs

Preflop is the most important street in poker.

This is because you have to play it in every hand. But despite its importance, there are still a number of common mistakes that many poker players make.

This infographic helps with that by outlining six of the most common preflop mistakes that we’ve seen at the tables.

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The Advanced Solver Ranges for cash games — one of five sets of preflop charts in the Upswing Lab.

Infographic #4: Fast-Playing vs Slow-Playing Revealed

When you make a strong hand, you want to win as much money as possible. Deciding on the best way to do that — whether it be by fast-playing or slow-playing — can be tricky.

slow play vs fast play

Not every situation is the same, so we prepared this infographic in order to explain some of the factors that you should consider when deciding whether you should fast-play or slow-play your hand.

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To get a more in-depth breakdown of fast-playing and slow-playing, check out Fast-Playing vs Slow-Playing Revealed.

Infographic #5: Pot Odds Table

There’s no doubt about it: Understanding pot odds is one of the most essential skills for any poker player.

Pot odds are the basis for almost every decision you make at the poker table. To help you become more acquainted with them we prepared this chart that features some of the most common bet sizes.

On the left side, you can see the bet size being used in a certain spot. And on the right side, you can see the equity that you need to call when you face a bet of that size.

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To get hand history examples and step-by-step instructions for calculating pot odds, check out our Introduction to Pot Odds.

Infographic #6: Drawing Odds Table

If you want to be a successful poker player, you need to have a solid understanding of outs.

Outs refer to the amount of cards in the deck that will give you the winning hand. For example, if you hold A♣ 5♣ and the board is K♣ 8♣ 2♠, you have nine outs to make a flush (Q♣, J♣, T♣, 9♣, 7♣, 6♣, 4♣, 3♣, 2♣).

This table shows you the chances of making your hand depending on the number of outs you have.

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Infographic #7: Out of This World Satellite Tournament Strategy

If it weren’t for satellite tournaments, who knows where poker would be today.

satellite poker tournament strategy

Not that kind of satellite.

Chris Moneymaker, an amateur at the time, set the poker boom in motion by winning the World Series of Poker Main Event. He qualified for the event, which has a $10,000 buy-in, by winning an $86 satellite tournament.

Satellite tournaments are still extremely popular, so we prepared this infographic to help with your strategy in these tournaments. 

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For a more detailed look at satellite tournament strategy, check out Out Of This World Satellite Tournament Strategy.

Infographic #8: 3 Tips to Bring Out Your A-Game

If you want to be a winning poker player, you need to be on your A-Game as much as possible.

Because of the variance and emotional nature of the game, this can be a difficult thing to do. To help with this, we prepared these tips that will help you play your best game, as often as possible.

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Infographic #9: 7 Factors to Consider Versus Limpers

If you play in games with passive players, you are probably used to encountering limpers.

Limpers are generally weaker players, so you want to make sure to maximize your win-rate against them. These 7 factors are the perfect place to start.

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Learn more about destroying players that limp a lot with Limps in Poker: The Ultimate Guide to Crushing Open Limpers.

Infographic #10: Calling Raises in Cash Games: Factors to Consider

Whether or not you should have a cold-calling range versus raises in cash games is a fiery debate in the poker community today. The truth is, the answer depends on a number of variables.

cold-calling cash games

This infographic covers four factors that should influence whether or not you have a cold-calling range in cash games:

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To read more about playing versus raises in cash games, check out Should You Stop Cold-Calling in Cash Games?

Which Infographic Is Most Useful For You?

Let us know in the comments below.

Be sure to download or bookmark the ones that you liked the most!

If you’re ready to learn more, check out 10 Quick Poker Tips That Will Help Your Game.

That’s it for today. Good luck at the tables.

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