Preflop Aggression in Live Cash Games

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Preflop Aggression in Live Cash Games

Digging deep into the PokerNews strategy archives can unearth some buried treasure for seekers of strategy gems. In this edition of the Strategy Vault, we look back to share some advice given to us by Bart Hanson, the long-time live cash-game grinder from Los Angeles who specializes in no-limit hold’em and limit Omaha hi-low eight-or-better.

Currently the owner and lead pro at Crush Live Poker, Hanson has a wealth of experience both as a coach and as a player. While he primarily focuses on cash games, he is an accomplished tournament player, too, picking up seven cashes at the 2015 World Series of Poker while helping the cause of Team Run It Up in in last summer’s 25K Fantasy League.

In this strategy discussion, Hanson offered his thoughts about some of the key differences between online and live poker when it comes to preflop aggression. read full