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Bet-Sizing and Value Betting After Flopping a Full House

This week's educational poker hand comes from a $2,000 buy-in side event — a turbo NL tournament. In this one I flop a huge...

Five Poker Rules You Didn’t Know Existed

The rules of poker cover a wide range of unusual situations, including some that even experienced poker players may not have encountered or paid...

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...

Three False Verbal Tells That Work

Let's not make too much of these. There are many ingredients other than "tells" that go into making your deception work at the poker...

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...

How to Play Middle Pair Versus a Straighforward Opponent

This week's hand involves a not uncommon situation no-limit hold'em — you flop a hand of medium-value such as second pair versus a straightforward...

Three Simple Tactics You Can Use Against Relatively Simple Players

You've probably already learned how to use some standard no-limit hold'em plays like the bluff, semi-bluff, stop-and-go, and float to your advantage. Here are...

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...

10 Simple Poker Tells for Home Poker Games

I remember when I first started playing poker. I had read about tells — those actions and mannerisms that tend to give away the...

Value Betting: Mats Karlsson Gets Paid on the River

Making a big hand in no-limit hold'em is always fun — particularly when you're on the turn or river, your hand is reasonably well...

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