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Looking Back: Kenny Hallaert Revisits Decision in November Nine Hand

Sometimes hands — and decisions you make in them — just stick with you. Especially in those cases where we think we might have...

Understanding When and Why You Should Check-Raise

The check-raise is an important move in no-limit hold'em. The fact that check-raising is an especially aggressive play certainly makes it attractive to some...

Jonathan Little Faces a River Check-Raise with a Full House

This week's hand again comes from a €5K buy-in European Poker Tour Main Event I recently played. It was still early in the tournament, with...

A Flopped Set Gets Dicey on a Four-Straight Board

Covering live poker tournaments for a living affords me the opportunity to see countless thousands of hands played out, many of which offer interesting...

Jonathan Little on the Wrong Side of a Set-Over-Set Situation

This week I have a hand to share that involves a situation that doesn't come up all that frequently, but usually is memorable enough...

10 Hold’em Tips to Help New Players Improve Their Games.

You've learned Texas hold'em and like many first starting out want to play as much as you can. Say you've made your first deposit...

Three Reasons to Check-Raise in No-Limit Hold’em

The check-raise is a powerful though not necessarily well understood move in no-limit hold'em. Playing from out of position after flop is never desirable,...

Recognize and avoid Five Common Mistakes When Playing from Out of...

Most of us learn early on in our poker education that having position on our opponents is always much more desirable than being out...

How to Play Strong Hands Postflop by Jonathan Little

With the 2016 World Series of Poker now just about a month away, I’ve been going back through hands I played at last summer’s...

Extracting Value After Turning Top Two Pair in a Multi-Way Pot

The 2016 World Series of Poker is coming soon and I’m looking forward to spending another summer in Las Vegas playing tournaments and cash...

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