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10 Tips for Sit & Go Success: Early Level Play

Last time, we discussed some of the practical applications of ICM, including in the early levels of a sit & go. This week, we...

Hand Review: Would You Fold a Set Deep in This Tournament?

The Scene It's late in the PokerStars Championship Bahamas $5,000 Main Event, with the end of Day 4 in sight and just 17 players still...

Taking Advantage of Unbalanced Split Ranges

Recently I was in the early stages of a small stakes online tournament. The blinds were 50/100, I had 11,640 and in the following...

Recognize your image as others perceive it, then play in ways...

In my last column I began a discussion of "third level thinking" — learning to recognize what cards your opponent thinks you to be...

Five Mistakes Made by Intermediate Poker Players and What to Do...

In poker, there is a big difference between a clueless beginner and an intermediate player. While beginners fumble with their chips and often take a...

Vayo, Josephy, Ruzicka Talk Strategy and More Regarding Key November Nine...

This week's finale of the 2016 World Series of Poker Main Event featured a ton of excitement as well as numerous hands over which...

How to Beat the Loose-Aggressive Home Game Player

You're a solid player, winning at the $1/$2 level in your nearby card room. You play a disciplined, tight-aggressive game. You know well how...

Jonathan Little Bets a Rivered Straight, Then Gets Raised: Call or...

This week we're back at the final table of a $5,000 buy-in, no-limit hold'em event from the 2015 World Series of Poker. Just six...

A Bad Call Leads to a Missed Bluff

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

The Importance of Gathering Information from Showdown Hands

The game is $1/$2 no-limit hold'em. A player raises to $8 from early position and it folds around to you in the cutoff where...

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