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Beginner Lesson

What Are Ranges?

As the saying goes: The best poker players know when to hold'em and know when to fold 'em. It's impossible to exactly identify what hand your opponent holds. In order to make the correct decisions, poker pros consider the different hands their opponent might hold in specific situation and measure the strength of their own holding vs. this 'range' to make an informed decision.

Medium Lesson

What are 'Ranges'

Poker theorist David Sklansky stated in his book 'The Theory of Poker', that to play a hand correctly, is to play exactly the same way you would if you knew your opponents cards. Whilst what Sklansky said is true, poker is a game of imperfect information and we do not 'know' for sure what our opponents hold. So when playing poker in practise, we play against a group of possible hands that our opponent might hold. It is this group of 'possible hands' that poker players call our opponents 'range'.

Hard Lesson

3-Bet Bluffing

As 3-Betting has become more common, as has 3-Bet Bluffing. This lesson will teach you how to identify 3-Bet bluffs and what a good spot might be to 3-bet bluff against your opponents.

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Poker Strategy Articles

Browse our collection of strategy articles written by some of the best poker players in the world.

Whether you are a novice or a pro, there will be something in our articles for you. Learn about poker hand rankings, when to 3-bet or even about mental game. Study hard and the online poker world is yours for the taking.

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We have a collection of over 250 coaching videos.

Find out how Paul 'lnternet' Otto crushes 400NL in one of his live session videos or learn new concepts like how to Bluff Flops with James 'Splitsuit' Sweeney. Our videos will enrich your game and combined with our school are certain to take you to the next level.

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