Hand Analysis with Jonathan Jaffe

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In this clip from a recent PokerCoaching Q&A Webinar, Jonathan Jaffe gives us an in-depth look into the way he played an important hand deep in the 2013 WSOP Main Event. It’s always fun to learn from the best!

Jonathan Jaffe is a poker pro from Massachusetts with over $3.3 million dollars in live tournament earnings. He is a WPT Champion and online poker legend under the name, Iftarii. Jaffe came up as an online heads up specialist, where he amassed over one million in earnings, but today considers himself a poker coach first and a player second.
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Guest Blog Post: Making Big Folds and Hero Calls by Evan Jarvis

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By PokerCoaching.com coach, Evan Jarvis.

Knowing when to fold is a nuance that escapes beginners, especially when they place their energy and focus on their hand instead of trying to read their opponents. If you want to excel as a player, you’ll need to know when to laydown a hand and when to make a heroic call. Practice reading hands and trusting your instincts, and soon enough, you’ll be playing like a pro.

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2 Fun Hands from the Triton Million!

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The Triton Million is officially the highest buy-in tournament in poker history. The action was great to watch! A couple of key hands from Day 1 really stuck out and I wanted to share them with you all.

The first hand is played between Sam Trickett, Bryn Kenney, and Stephen Chidwick where Trickett pulls off a sick bluff!

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3 Keys to Winning Poker Tournaments by Evan ‘Gripsed’ Jarvis

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By PokerCoaching.com coach Evan Jarvis

Tournaments are more dynamic than cash games. They force you into a lot of situations you’d never encounter otherwise, so to play them successfully, you need to be flexible.

There’s no denying that luck plays a huge roll in poker tournaments, but if you can grasp a few key concepts, you won’t be as reliant on the fickle affections of chance.

The 3 Key Ingredients to Winning NLH Poker Tournaments

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My Backpack by Matt Affleck

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By PokerCoaching.com coach Matt Affleck

Let’s talk about every poker player’s favorite accessory, their backpack. A staple in the poker room, my backpack allows me to bring my essentials for my ten-hour (or longer) grind. The fact that I do not like playing short sessions makes my backpack even more important to me because I will be in the casino for long hours, especially during tournament series like the WSOP. I will share some of the key items I bring and hopefully give some of you some ideas for your next tournament series. 

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