Online Poker Strategy

The Fight: How the AGA Let Down the Online Gaming Industry

October 2014

‘No position’ is a bad position The American Gaming Association is the voice of the casino and gaming industry. They rely on the AGA to present legislators and the general public with a unified message detailing the benefits of the gaming industry. As its mission statement reads, the AGA has the “fundamental goal of creating [...]

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Work harder … Learning to learn

October 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 [...]

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Fox Tales … Playing online is still an option

October 2014

It may be tough, but there are still ways to play poker Online poker is in a state of flux. You can play legally in Nevada, New Jersey, and Delaware, and there are sites of questionable legality that are based offshore where anyone can play. So what is the future of online poker and where [...]

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Making Moves … The $20,000 Four-Betting Lesson

October 2014

Stop handing out money The first thing I want to talk about for calling four-bets is the $20,000 lesson, which is the name I came up with to help you remember that four-betting ranges are heavily weighted toward Aces, particularly at the lower stakes. I call it the $20,000 lesson, because that’s how much I’ve [...]

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Party Poker Stragety … Checking into ICM

October 2014

Don’t just hand over your chips Take a look at a tournament chip. You will probably find some variation of “no cash value” printed on it. While you won’t get very far trying to spend it at the mall, that chip does have a real dollar value during a tournament. You can determine its value [...]

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Tournament Poker Edge … Three Simple Ways to Get Better

October 2014

These lessons are oldies but goodies When trying to improve your poker game, it’s sometimes easy to get caught up in trying to make a never-ending series of small adjustments, in a way that makes it very difficult to pinpoint the specific impact that each adjustment makes without a huge sample of hands to analyze. [...]

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Once in a Blue Dmoongirl: Danielle Andersen’s Improbable Poker Story

August 2014

Improbable is probably a good way to sum up Danielle Andersen’s life. One of her fellow poker pros summed it up another way: BS. To be fair, the story Jeremy Ausmus got from Andersen on Full Tilt Poker back in the day was pretty hard to swallow. Both regulars at the $25/$50 tables, one day [...]

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