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on 22/5/18

Reasons For Betting - Revisited

Calculating the EV of your bet on the fly is unrealistic and that's why we came up with the alternative approach of justifying our bets.

Matt VIP 3,524 Views 0 Comments

on 17/4/18

Player Profiling - Three Major Poker Player Types

In this article, we'll give you a basic yet powerful system of player profiling based on three major poker player types.

Matt VIP 6,371 Views 1 Comments

on 25/2/17

Effective Grinding

In this article, we'll lay out a simple plan that will help you avoid the negative effects associated with playing poker for very long hours and allow you to make your daily grind as painless and efficient as possible.

Matt VIP 5,177 Views 4 Comments

on 6/12/16

How to Read Board Texture

In this article, we're going back to basics to try to answer the seemingly simple question: "How to read board texture".

Matt VIP 16,668 Views 0 Comments

on 4/7/16

Four and Five Bluff Bet Strategy

Including a four and five bet bluff in your poker strategy seems risky but can pay off in many spots - read more here.

Matt VIP 8,319 Views 0 Comments

on 18/3/16

Screen Name Changes - Pros and Cons

With the recent introduction of screen name changes being made available in poker, let's review the pros and cons of this addition.

Matt VIP 7,932 Views 0 Comments

on 3/11/15

Advanced Poker Mathematics: Win Rates & Variance

More advanced poker mathematics delves into win rates, variances, and focuses on more specific math situations.

David Nachowitz 7,242 Views 0 Comments

on 21/10/15

Cut Off Poker - Learn to Play the Position

Playing a wide range of hands from the cut off position leaves a lot of areas to optimize your play. Make sure you're getting the most value from this spot.

Adam Jones 16,931 Views 0 Comments

on 12/10/15

Small Blind Poker Strategy

Small blind poker strategy is a bit different in comparison to the other positions. Minimize your losses here by knowing how to play poker properly from SB.

Adam Jones 21,085 Views 4 Comments

on 13/8/15

Bluff-Catching The River

Another common name for Bluff-Catching on the river is the 'Hero Call' - It's where we have a marginal hand which could only beat bluffs, and we make the call in the belief that our opponent is indeed bluffing. In this article we look at very situations and scenarios, and try to make sense of times when we should consider bluff-catching, other than trying to be the start at our home games!

Adam Jones 7,953 Views 2 Comments

on 28/7/15

HM2 Guide to Poker HUD Configuration

Hold'em Manager 2 is a powerful software that can help you increase your winrates by a substantial margin. However, as is usually the case, the devil is in the detail and you need to make your HUD as efficient as possible to utilize its full power.

Adam Jones 9,892 Views 3 Comments

on 27/7/15

Postflop Domination & Exploitation - Part 2

Understanding your opponents and exploiting their tendencies reading into their stats can give you a significant edge when it comes to postflop play.

PokerVIP Coaching 5,839 Views 0 Comments

on 22/7/15

Postflop Domination & Exploitation - Part 1

Understanding your opponents and exploiting their tendencies reading into their stats can give you a significant edge when it comes to postflop play.

PokerVIP Coaching 6,596 Views 0 Comments

on 21/7/15

Poker Balance to Improve Exploitation

Although we may think of balance and exploitation as opposite ends of the spectrum, being aware of balanced lines and exploitative opportunities can make a big difference for our game and our expected bottom line.

Adam Jones 8,013 Views 3 Comments

on 3/7/15

Deep Stack Poker

Playing poker with deep stacks, meaning considerably more than the usual 100bb, requires some significant adjustments in order to do it right. This article explains some intricacies involved in playing with deeper stacks.

Adam Jones 6,979 Views 1 Comments

on 24/6/15

GTO vs Exploitative

What are differences between GTO and exploitative strategy? When GTO approach is optimal and when should we start deviating from GTO in favor of more exploitative approach to increase profitability of our plays?

Adam Jones 6,323 Views 0 Comments

on 22/6/15

Flop Buckets

Term bucket is not commonly used in poker terminology, but it is essentially just a fancy name for "grouping",. Term "buckets" is more frequently used by university researchers looking to solve poker.

Adam Jones 6,929 Views 2 Comments

on 17/6/15

Facing a Flop Raise in Poker

Want to find out how to deal with a situation where our flop bet is raised? Check out this article for a variant of situations and what your responses could be.

Adam Jones 7,247 Views 6 Comments

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