High stakes tournament BOSS Nick Petrangelo is here to bolster your multiway pot game. He's also got a special announcement about a new project he's been working on. Watch below! Keep an eye out for the next video on Friday, June 28th! Share This Video with Your Friends: … [Read more...] about Advance Your Multiway Skills with Nick Petrangelo (Free Video)
What is ICM? ICM stands for “Independent Chip Model”. It is a model that allows us to assign a real money value to a stack of tournament chips. The model exclusively uses payouts and chip stack as the two variables to calculate this output. This is somewhat limited, but we will … [Read more...] about The Truth About ICM (According to Nick Petrangelo)
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
Did you know that it is basically impossible to win money from the big blind in the long run? The big blind has to pay a full blind without looking at their cards (a massive disadvantage) and will be out of position against most opponents postflop. It's an unforgiving position … [Read more...] about Big Blind Defense Strategy 101: Tournaments vs Cash Games
Poker tournaments are still the most popular way to play poker. You have many tools at your disposal when you're looking for information on live poker tournaments in your area. Whether you're looking for a local tournament, on vacation, or searching for opportunity to travel and … [Read more...] about How to Find a Live Poker Tournament
With 5 players left in the 2019 EPT Monte Carlo Main Event, Ryan Riess and Manig Loeser played a hand that shocked poker fans around the world. Here's what the stacks looked like before the hand was dealt:And the prize structure:Riess started the hand as by far the shortest … [Read more...] about When a WSOP Champ Called All-in with Ten-High (Analysis)
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" … [Read more...] about 7 Poker Tournament Tips for Running Deep More Often
If you're looking for easy to remember and quick poker tips that will help you win at No Limit Hold'em, you’re in luck! Today we’ve compiled 10 tactics and strategies that will make you a more confident and profitable poker player. Now, this list won’t teach you how to win every … [Read more...] about 10 Quick Poker Strategy Tips That Will Help Your Game
(Photo: PartyPoker) In part 1 of this article series, I told you about the Honesty Principle. The Honesty Principle: As a whole, the poker community bluffs much less than it should. In part 2, you read about the poker artificial intelligence Libratus and its uncanny ability … [Read more...] about Why Are Most Poker Players Wimpy Bluffers?
In part 1 of this article series, we talked about the fact that the vast majority of poker players do not bluff often enough. As a result, their betting actions generally represent “honesty” (value hands) rather than “dishonesty” (bluffs). This led me to introduce what I call … [Read more...] about When a Poker A.I. Went Crazy with Five-Three Suited (Analysis)
Have you ever wondered why pure bluffs work when they do? By pure, I mean situations where the player who is betting has absolutely nothing (not even a draw) while the player who ends up folding has something decent, say at least a pair. Let's consider the following situation … [Read more...] about Why Do Random & Silly Bluffs Work?
If you’ve ever been unsure of what to do with a gutshot straight draw, you’ve found the right article. Today you'll learn 3 tips that will help you decide when to bet and when to check so you can start earning more money when you hold this type of draw. But first... What is a … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Winning with Gutshot Straight Draws
If you aren't familiar with pot odds in poker or if you just want a refresher, you're reading the right article. You are about to learn what pot odds are and how to calculate them step-by-step. After that, we will go over 3 examples of using pot odds in different situations … [Read more...] about Introduction to Pot Odds | How to Calculate Pot Odds in Poker
Why do we bet? This question has fascinated the best poker players for decades now. The legendary David Sklansky probably had the biggest contribution to the unraveling of the reasons behind fundamentally sound betting. Until recent years, the consensus was that there are two … [Read more...] about The Only Two Valid Reasons to Bet in Poker (Every Other Reason is Wrong)
You want to increase your live poker earnings, right? Today you will learn a battle-tested method for doing just that. And all you need to pull it off is an online poker account, a small deposit, and a little bit of free time. The idea is to use online poker as a tool to improve … [Read more...] about This Proven Method Will Boost Your Live Poker Winnings
Hand reading is one of the most misunderstood concepts among casual poker players. The mistake these casual players make is trying to put their opponent on one specific hand. That may make for good TV, but it's not a practical or effective way to approach hand reading. You're … [Read more...] about Hand Reading 101: How to Read Hands Better Than a TV Pro