|Poker Strategy|Oct 18, 2019 |Poker Strategy|Oct 18, 2019 A "calling station" is a player who calls often regardless of their hand strength. These fold-averse players are most commonly found in live and low stakes online games. Calling stations are relatively easy … [Read more...] about Beat Calling Stations with These 3 Stupid-Simple Tricks [2nd Edition]
|Poker Strategy|Sep 27, 2019 |Poker Strategy|Sep 27, 2019 Imagine you’re playing $1/$2. You raise preflop with 8♥ 7♥ and get called by the player in the big blind. The flop comes… ...and your opponent checks. Now, you know you want to bet with your low flush draw, but … [Read more...] about How to Choose Between Small vs Big Bet Sizes
Backdoor draws play a significant role in the range construction process. If you don't regularly consider backdoor draws when making decisions at the table, this short list of tips is for you. As you're about to learn, backdoor draws aren't valuable just because of their … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Playing Backdoor Flush & Straight Draws
It’s fish frying time! You are about to learn how absolutely crush a recreational player who frequently limps. This article covers both preflop and postflop play versus a single limper, focusing mainly on flop strategy. Preflop Strategy Every player approaches limping … [Read more...] about Win More Money vs a Single Limper NOW!
If there’s one online poker tournament that everyone wants to final table, it’s the PokerStars Sunday Million. Tournament crusher Moritz 'Mo' Dietrich recently did just that, taking home $145,084 after making a deal with two players left. In this article, Mo reveals the strategy … [Read more...] about How to Set Up a $145,084 Run in the Sunday Million (Analysis)
If you frequent live poker games with a $2, $3, or $5 big blind, this quiz is for you. Your goal is to choose the most profitable play based on the situation and reads provided. At the end of the quiz, you'll get assigned with a live poker player based on your score. Good … [Read more...] about (QUIZ) Can You Dominate Live Poker Games?
If you've ever wanted to pick the brain of an experienced high stakes poker player, keep reading. In a recently added learning module in the Upswing Poker Lab, Doug Polk and Ryan Fee analyzed cash game hand samples that were submitted by Lab members. These hands have a … [Read more...] about 3 Small Stakes Hands Analyzed by High Stakes Veterans
Today we’re going to discuss expected value — what it means, why it’s important, and how to apply it. Expected value is one of the most fundamental concepts in poker, and one of the most important to understand. Table of Contents: What is Expected Value (EV)? Real World … [Read more...] about What is Expected Value (EV) in Poker? This Basketball Analogy Will Make it Clear
You are playing in a darn good game if you’re often facing multiple limps. To help you maximize your winnings in these juicy games, I am going to shed light on how you should adjust your preflop strategy when more than one player has limped in front of you. Table of … [Read more...] about How to Maximize Your Winnings Versus Multiple Limpers
Are you a double barrelin' cowboy or a city slicker when it comes to c-betting on the turn? We're about to find out! You're about to "play" 10 hands that reach the turn after you've c-bet on the flop. You'll have two simple options in each hand: bet or check. Keep in mind that … [Read more...] about (Quiz) Are You a Double Barrelin’ Cowboy at the Poker Table?
Adding a straddle into the game creates a whole new set of dynamics which are not so easy to figure out on the fly. However, learning how to play well with a straddle in play is important for your bottom line since pots will be much bigger and stacks will be flying back and … [Read more...] about How to Win When Your Opponent Straddles (3 Crucial Tips)
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You're about to learn how professional poker players approach 4-betting. You'll find the answers to these key questions in this article: Why do we 4-bet? With which hands should we 4-bet? What 4-bet size should we use? How should we adjust our 4-bet sizes in tournaments? The … [Read more...] about What Top Poker Pros Already Know About 4-Betting
If playing with deep stacks (150bb+) makes you feel anxious or confused, this article will make your life easier. You're about to learn how to: Adjust your preflop bet sizing when deep stacked. Choose the correct hands to 3-bet and 4-bet when deep stacked. Adjust your … [Read more...] about Playing with Deep Stacks: Tips, Tricks, & Adjustments to Help You Win
If you’ve ever looked down at a low flop and been unsure how to proceed, this is the article for you. Today we're going to focus on how to play on low boards out of position after raising before the flop. This can be an intimidating spot because the stack-to-pot ratio is high … [Read more...] about How to Win on Low Flops When You’re Out of Position
Some poker players think you should only 3-bet or fold and never cold-call versus a single preflop raise. Other poker players think cold-calling is worth including your strategy. Who's right? What is Cold-Calling? Cold-calling is the action of calling one or more raises by a … [Read more...] about Should You Stop Cold-Calling in Cash Games?