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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3 Simple Habits That Helped This Poker Pro Win $1 Million

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Imagine winning over $1,000,000 by playing poker tournaments with an average buy-in of $110. While it might seem improbable, the Upswing Lab tournament coach Aaron Barone (who streams multiple times per week on his Twitch channel) just accomplished this feat. He outlined his story in a recent Twitter thread. This article runs through 3 of…

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What is Fold Equity and Why Does it Matter?

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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

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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

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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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7 Poker Tournament Tips for Running Deep More Often

Poker tournament tips is, apparently, a pretty common search term on Google. I assume the searchers are looking for a quick checklist to go over before playing a tournament, and not advice on how much to tip the dealers after a big win. When I searched “poker tournament tips” for myself, none of the results…

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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)

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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)

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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

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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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3 Easily Understood Poker Tactics That Will Make You Money in 2024

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If you want to add a few money-making poker tactics to your game, read on. Poker strategy has advanced a lot in the past 8 years (thanks to the widespread use of solvers). It’s simply never been easier to gain a deep understanding of the mechanics of the game. But working with tools like solvers…

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