One of the biggest mistakes that I find players making in the online micro and small stakes game is that they often think that they have way more implied odds than what they really have. They make preflop calls with hands like small pocket pairs and figure if they play purely to hit a set and w... Read More
In the last episode of this series we discussed how to maximize our EV on small and middle pocket pairs in loose passive games. Now, letâ€™s take a look at how these hands play in other types of games. Tight-Passive(Weak-Tight) Games These games feature players who understand that they nee... Read More
Deciding whether or not to raise medium and small pocket pairs is a frequently discussed topic among poker players. The hands are flexible holdings that can get value from several different avenues. In this series of articles we are going to discuss what factors we should be considering and wh... Read More
In their conventional meaning, two-way bets are an irrational fiction. Let me define that meaning for those who have not touched the topic: Two-way bet: a bet that in one instance will occasionally induce calls from hands worse than others that your opponent will fold. That is... Read More
This could also be titled “Why it sucks to get minraised OOP (feat. T-Pain)” There’s a reason many poker players are fascinated by investing– our day-to-day job is essentially a collection of small investments; he raises UTG, I have 55…. I’ll invest 4bb... Read More
I generally hate advertising as a rule. It wastes my time, it is usually pretty annoying, and it is almost always aimed at people with a more primitive sense of humor than me. Now thats not to say I don’t love a good football-in-the-crotch scene now and again, but most ads come up woefully... Read More
I’ve been in Kansas City for a few days now with my family, and got the chance to play a little live poker tonight at Harrah’s. There are a few things of note about this casino and its patrons: There are some ridiculous rules regarding entry and buying chips, primarily as a result o... Read More
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