The Value Shove Explained


What is Value Shoving? Value shoving, otherwise known as value betting, is when a player overbets (raises) the pot with more than a pot-sized bet. It is a very common occurrence in No Limit Hold’em Games – particularly in Sit and Goes and MTT strategy. Advantages of Value Shoving Although there are risked involved in [...]

Omaha-hi Poker Starting Hands To Play


One of the aspects of Omaha hi that most poker online players have trouble with is starting hand selection. Sure, there are articles on poker news sites, a few posts on your favorite poker blog and even information on it at your favorite online poker school, but nowhere can you find a basic breakdown of [...]

Dealing with Bad Beats


Let’s face it. We’ve all be there. You’re sat there staring across at the opponent opposite you who has decided to go all in with nothing more than a 7 3 offsuit. Why should you be worried? You’ve got a pair of cowboys and a ton of chips in the middle of the table to [...]

Player Types In Online Texas Holdem Poker Games – Part 2


This article is the second part of the Texas Holdem Player Types series. Tight-aggressive players are often the most profitable opponents you will meet. By combining good starting hands with aggressive and positive play they ensure that the money goes into the pot when they have the ‘best of it’. Beware of building large pots [...]

Player Types In Online Texas Holdem Poker Games


Online poker attracts many types of players, and paying attention to the tendencies and patterns of your opponents can make your play very profitable. This article looks at the types of players you will meet in online poker based on the two main ‘axis’ by which play can be measured. These are loose vs tight [...]

Continuation Bets: Five Tips to Use Online


In Texas Holdem Poker games any unpaired hand will completely miss the flop approximately 66% of the time. Unless your opponent started the hand with a pair, they will often find it difficult to call a bet on the flop based on the strength of their hand. This means that you will often find yourself [...]

Short-Handed Sit and Go Example: part 5


This is the fifth part of the series about the following tournament: Details: Full Tilt Poker > $22+$2 Texas Hold’em Sit and Go Tournament 6 Players; Starting Chips: 1,500 Prize Pool: $132 (1st $85.80 2nd $46.20) Part #5 After a disastrous suckout of a full house versus quads, we’re finally down to 2 players. Fortunately [...]

Short-Handed Sit and Go Example: part 4


This is the fourth part of the series about the following tournament: Details: Full Tilt Poker > $22+$2 Texas Hold’em Sit and Go Tournament 6 Players; Starting Chips: 1,500 Prize Pool: $132 (1st $85.80 2nd $46.20) Part #4 With the blinds at 300/600 only one player away from the money and the chip stacks being [...]

Short-Handed Sit and Go Example: part 3


This is the third part of the series about the following tournament: Details: Full Tilt Poker > $22+$2 Texas Hold’em Sit and Go Tournament 6 Players; Starting Chips: 1,500 Prize Pool: $132 (1st $85.80 2nd $46.20) Part #3 Blinds: 120/240 Chip Stack: 2,725 Position: Dealer Hand: 7♥ 7♦ In early position and middle position I [...]

Short-Handed Sit and Go Example: part 2


This is the second part of the series about the following tournament: Details: Full Tilt Poker > $22+$2 Texas Hold’em Sit and Go Tournament 6 Players; Starting Chips: 1,500 Prize Pool: $132 (1st $85.80 2nd $46.20) Part #2 The next few hands were very weak and I opted to mostly sit back and observe the [...]

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