Articles by: Alex Fitzgerald

Work Harder … Be more intuitive

Alex Fitzgerald | February 15, 2015

Keep calm and bet on “How does one become more intuitive?” I received this question from a student of mine. A Bulgarian gentleman with a passion for learning, he seems to ask better questions than I ever did while learning the game. His email went along these lines: I am reading the books you recommended [...]

Work harder … Give yourself a gift

Alex Fitzgerald | November 15, 2014

Playing the game for the love I’m pretty much always swamped with work. There are many opportunities in the poker world, and I’m blessed to be privy to many of them. There’s not many hours in the day, so when I do get to work, I try to do as much as I can. So, [...]

Work harder … Learning to learn

Alex Fitzgerald | October 15, 2014

A little study goes a long way There is no such thing as an overnight success. Yes, I know. We’ve all heard the story of a guy walking in off the street and winning the tournament. Most of those guys do not go on to become notable poker professionals. They save the money, which is [...]

Hard Work Ahead

Alex Fitzgerald | September 15, 2014

I don’t believe most people play poker to make money. The great majority don’t want to do anything other than play and avoid working. Sure, they want money, but they would approach the game differently if they were really in this for a living. Most players want millions to come their way in one fell [...]

Working Harder … Picking the Right Backer

Alex Fitzgerald | August 15, 2014

Without proper teaching, where’s the money going? As many of my articles are made, this one was based on an email I received. The guy didn’t want to be identified or have his email reprinted, but his story is like hundreds of others I hear now, from kids grinding the American sites, Eastern Europe, South [...]

The Unexpected

Alex Fitzgerald | August 15, 2014

This article is a preview for Alex’s new private video series You Flat Too Much. If you’d like to learn more about taking advantage of today’s MTTers, please click here. “This is incorrect. You turned your hand into a bluff! That’s terrible!” I know I should be more mature, but when I hear the unproven [...]

Working harder … Playing with a partner

Alex Fitzgerald | July 15, 2014

Depending on the person, a significant other can help your game On my podcast at my cohost and I recently received an unexpected question. “Alex, what is the influence of a wife for an MTT poker pro? I am single now. I used to have girlfriend and I am on my way to getting [...]