6 Pre-flop Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs (Infographic)

Did you know pre-flop is the most important street in poker?

Unlike post-flop, you have to make a pre-flop decision every single hand!

Players with well thought out, in-depth pre-flop strategies are rewarded with easier post-flop decisions and a better bottom line

…However, the complexity of the game presents a ton of opportunities for potential mistakes. Let’s take a look at 6 common pre-flop mistakes that beginners (and even some pros) constantly make.

preflop poker infographic

Embed this infographic on your site with the embed code at the bottom of this page.

Want a more in-depth explanation of these tips and 6 more?

Check out our article 12 Preflop Mistakes You Must Avoid to Move Up in Stakes [2nd Edition].

Get our easy to read Pre-flop Charts—FREE

Learn how the pros play pre-flop with these 8 opening charts for every position– developed by Doug Polk and Ryan Fee.

Click here to get the charts

About the Author

Mike Brady

I used to play a ton of poker. Now, I run the Upswing Poker strategy blog and help out our growing community of Upswing Lab members.


Upswing Poker


phil hellmuth animal poker quiz

(QUIZ) Phil Hellmuth Sees Poker Players as Animals. Which One Are You?

You have Successfully Subscribed!