Now that I have finished my work on the book portion of Excelling at No-Limit Hold’em, I have a little free time. Instead of going out and partying, I am going to sit in my room and study poker. I have heard great things about PokerSnowie, a training program designed to help you learn to play fundamentally sound poker by testing you against its robust poker bots and I wanted to give it a try. I decided to record my first session for you to watch. Within my 30 minutes of play, I found two somewhat significant leaks, which I discuss in the video. Read More
I am trying something different for this blog post. While I was at Borgata for the $15,000 buy-in 2015 World Poker Tour Main Event, I decided to chronicle my trip by recording my actions on a regular basis. I also recorded my thoughts on my breaks during major tournaments whenever it made sense. If you like this type of video, let me know and I will make similar ones during the WSOP. If you enjoyed this post and want to see more like it, please share this with your friends!
This blog post is small part of my extensive chapter on Final Table play from my upcoming book, Excelling at No Limit Hold’em. I hope you enjoy it.
Whenever only a few players remain at a final table, it is not uncommon for someone to propose a deal. When a deal is made, players usually get some amount of cash based on their current chip stacks. In general, making a deal is not a good idea unless you are getting significantly more money than you should, based on an ICM chop. Read More
Seeing how my newest book, Strategies for Beating Small Stakes Poker Tournaments has been the best-selling book in both the poker and gambling sections on Kindle since I released it, I decided to get in the sound studio and record in the audio-book format. Fortunately, you can get it for FREE if you are a first-time Audible.com user. If not, you will have to pay $5.95 for it.
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In December of 2014, I had the pleasure of traveling to Prague for both the World Poker Tour and European Poker Tour events. Compared to the players in the United States, European players are generally much more aggressive. The following hand, from a €1,000 buy-in event, beautifully illustrates how to take advantage of these aggressive players without opening yourself up to losing a bunch of chips when they happen to have a premium hand.
In this short video blog, I discuss my recent trip to Malta, including cashing in my fourth High Roller event in a row.
I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on the third episode of my newest favorite podcast, The Mindset Advantage, hosted by my mindset coach, Elliot Roe, and my Positive Poker co-author Dr. Tricia Cardner. Check it out and let me know what you think:
In this blog post, I will share five tips with you that, if applied intelligently, will instantly improve your level of success at the poker table. While you may already implement these tips on a regular basis, it is always beneficial to have the concepts brought back to the front of your consciousness. I hope you find this post to be useful!
1. Think about your opponents’ ranges. Read More