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Advanced Poker Theory

These days your opponents in no limit Texas hold’em will be far more clued up than what they used to be! Reading poker theory on sites like 888 poker and watching videos from coaching sites helps to advance peoples understanding of no limit poker. So we then need to ask the question of how much […]

Playing 7/Stud

Seven Card Stud is a much older variation of poker than Texas hold’em but it is often considered to be far more skilful. Because the players in both forms of poker have to make their best five card poker hand from the seven cards that they have available then both Seven Card Stud and hold’em […]

Game Selection in Blackjack

Back when I used to play blackjack for a living in 1998 to 2002 in the UK, it was vital to be able to spot a profitable game. Unfortunately what made the situation so difficult in the UK wasn’t that the gaming staff were so clued up and spotted you but in the few available […]

Bluffing in Poker

As an online no limit Texas hold’em player that has played every level from $0.01-$0.02 to $25-$50 levels then I am well versed on many of the differences that are required in order to do well at higher levels. Bet sizing is just one such area. In fact bet and raise sizing is critical to […]

Bluffing in Poker

Let us start with an example from $2-$4 no limit Texas hold’em poker. You open raise from middle position with the 7c-5c and the big blind calls you. The flop is Jh-9h-2s and the big blind checks and you make a dubious c-bet with little showdown potential. Your opponent calls you and the turn card […]

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