3 MISTAKES To AVOID On A FINAL Table! | A Little Poker with Jonathan Little 6-24-2024

The final table of a poker tournament offers an extremely high return on investment (ROI) due to massive pay jumps, it is vitally important you are bringing your best game to the final table as this is where the most money is won or lost! In this live poker webinar, PokerCoaching founder and head coach, Jonathan Little, reveals 3 of the most common mistakes you MUST avoid!

Whether you frequently find yourself on the final table of a poker tournament or you’re just preparing in advance, it’s essential to have a deep understanding of the change in dynamic at a final table. Due to the strength of players, the varying stack sizes on the table and the ever increasing size of pay jumps, you MUST know where you stand.

It is important that you understand the Independent Chip Model (ICM) and how much your stack is worth in relation to everyone else at the table. It would be a disaster if you were 2nd in chips with 9 players remaining and you bust in 9th! You should always know where you are in the pack and adjust your strategy accordingly.

You need to ask yourself important questions such as: How does my stack size compare against the rest of the table? Is there a short stack? Am I the short stack? How many stacks are bigger than mine? How large is the next pay jump?

The dynamic of the final table will constantly change, especially as players are knocked out. But never fear, Jonathan Little is here to teach you how to change with it! Remember, success in poker is about constantly learning and evolving. Playing on a final table can seem extremely daunting at first, but the more you familiarize yourself with the situation, the easier it will become!

In order to take your poker game to the next level it is vitally important you learn all the nuances of the game.

Do you know what ranges of poker hands you should be playing from each position? When should you 3-bet, call or fold? When is the right time to make a hero call or a huge bluff? Do you know how to play preflop, flop, turn & river effectively and how should your poker strategy change depending on the street? What difference does it make if you are playing multi-way vs heads-up?

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