Brutal River In High Stakes Poker Game ($80,000 Pot Analysis)

brutal river

I’m back with another high stakes online cash game hand analysis! This one is a showdown between Michael Addamo (high stakes tournament player) and LemonHouse (who has had some major tournament success of his own). The blinds are $200/$400 and the effective stacks are $40,000 (100bb). I’ll recap the action that took place on each…

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Elite Poker Player Sets The Trap In High Stakes Game (Analysis)

addamo vs linus

I have a cool hand to share with you today! The stakes are $200/$400 (with a $100 ante). This one took place on the online felt between one of the world’s greatest cash game players (Linus Loeliger) and one of the world’s greatest tournament players (Michael Addamo). Let’s dive into the action. OUT NOW! The…

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How to Play Eight-Six Suited in Cash Games

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Eight-Six suited is a fun hand to peek down at. But many players make the mistake of playing this suited one-gapper either too aggressively or too passively. That’s why, in this article, I will cover how to play Eight-Six suited preflop and on the flop. Let’s dive in! How to Play Eight-Six Suited Before the…

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3 Pro Tips for Overbetting On The Flop (ft. Lucid GTO)

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The overbet (betting more than the size of the pot) is a powerful play. If you use this tactic at the right times, you will win the maximum with your strong hands and run more effective bluffs. In this article, you will find 3 tips for overbetting on the flop that will help you make…

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Should Xuan Liu Fold Aces With $105,000 On The Line?

xuan liu aces

When professional and recreational players get involved in big pots, you often see some unconventional plays. That’s what happens in today’s hand, which is a clash between high-stakes poker pro Xuan Liu and a recreational player named Tesla.  Tesla quickly made a name for himself on Lodge Card Club’s stream as a wildly aggressive player. …

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What is Fold Equity and Why Does it Matter?

fold equity strategy

If you’ve played poker for a while, you’ve probably heard the term fold equity. In this article, I am going to explain what fold equity is and why it’s important to understand if you want to maximize your winnings at the tables. What is Fold Equity? Fold equity is the probability that a player will…

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Great Poker Players Will 10/10 This Cash Game Quiz

lucid cash game quiz

Ready to put your poker skills to the test? This quiz will present you with 10 hypothetical cash game situations. Your goal is to choose the best action* in each situation. *When playing poker, sometimes you will have information on your opponents that will sway your decisions. In this quiz, assume you have no such…

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The Wild Tactic Poker Pros Use to Make More Money in Cash Games

overbet allin 4-bet preflop

New poker strategies are always emerging. One wild tactic that has risen in prominence is 4-betting all-in in cash games (with 100 big blind stacks). Suppose you raise before the flop to 3 big blinds (bb) and another player re-raises to 9bb. When the action is back on you, you shove your entire 100bb stack…

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How to Play Ace-Two Suited in Cash Games

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Ace-Two suited is a fun hand to look down at preflop. It is bursting with possibilities to make a strong hand. What more can you ask for? I want to help you maximize this hand’s potential. This is why, in this article, I am going to share with you: How to Play Ace-Two Suited Preflop…

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Retired Poker Pro Hits Full House vs Billionaire ($322,400 Pot)

doug vs bill

I can’t wait to share with you one of the biggest pots that Doug Polk has ever played on Lodge Card Club’s stream. The blinds are $200/$400/$800 with a $400 big blind ante. The effective stack between Doug and Bill Perkins is $157,300. Without any further ado, let’s jump right in! OUT NOW! The Lucid…

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How to Play Low Suited Jacks in Cash Games (J8s–J2s)

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If you are looking to extract every ounce of money that you can from your opponents, learning how to play the low suited Jacks will help. You might be thinking “low suited Jacks? Why would I ever play those?!” I won’t bury the lead here: these aren’t great starting hands and the best strategy is…

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3 Bet Sizing Tips That Will Help Your Game (from Lucid GTO)

bet sizing tips

If you like winning money in poker, your bet sizing strategy needs to be on point. So to help you out, I’m going to give you 3 crucial tips to improve your skills in this key area. I’ll prove the validity of each tip using the new Lucid GTO Trainer in the Advanced section of…

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How to Practice Ranging Your Opponents (Cash Game Example)

ranging practice

Putting your opponent on an accurate range of hands is arguably the most valuable skill in poker. In this video/article, cash game pro Tim Jenkins uses the new Lucid GTO Cash Game Trainer to show you how to practice your ranging skills against a poker solver. Ranging is when you assign a range of possible…

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How to Play Nine-Seven Suited in Cash Games

nine-seven suited

Nine-Seven suited is a fun hand. With it’s straight and flush potential, you tend to have a lot of room to maneuver after the flop. But there are potential pitfalls — namely, playing it in the wrong situations — that you must avoid if you value your chips. In this article, I am going to…

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