In this video blog, I discuss my first few days at the 2015 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure. So far, I have chopped a $5,000 event for $100,000 and played well (in my mind!) in the other two events I have entered.
Sometimes your opponents allow you to win a pot by making a clear mistake. I recently played this hand in a $1,500 preliminary event at the WSOP. A player who had been fairly aggressive from late position raised to 1,600 out of his 35,000 stack at 300/600-100 from the cutoff and a loose, passive, weak player with 40,000 chips called on button. Read More
I recently asked my followers on Twitter (@JonathanLittle) and Facebook about the things they have the most trouble with in poker. I got a ton of replies. In this blog post, I am going to respond to five questions I hope will be interesting and beneficial to you.
Chad: I find that I tend to bust on the bubble. Do you have any advice to help me get in the money more often? Read More
For those of you who don’t know me, I am a 68-year old amateur part-time tournament player. I began playing tournament poker in earnest in the 1990’s and even though my family life and full time job as a lawyer left me time to play only a dozen tournaments a year, I had just begun to enjoy some modest success when the internet poker boom hit. Read More
In this video blog from Prague, I discuss a huge fold I made during day 2 of my most recent EPT tournament that allowed me to make a deep run and cash for $10,500. I also play a little online poker for you to watch. I even attempt a big river bluff!
In this short video blog, I discuss the ups and downs I have experienced so far while playing the WPT, EPT and online Prague.
This blog post initially appeared as a guest post on Zach Elwood’s blog at ReadingPokerTells.com. For the best information about poker tells, check it out.
Whenever I am in the middle of any sort of significant downswing, I make a point to study the technical aspects of the game as much as possible while also seeing if anything else is going wrong with my game.
In this blog post, I will discuss how poker tells helped me claw out of my biggest downswing to date and also list ways you can use tells to improve your game.
I recently found myself in an interesting situation in the $1,500 bounty event at the Best Bet in Jacksonville Florida where I was unsure about the ideal play. Actually, I am still unsure about the optimal play. Maybe you can teach me something by leaving your thoughts in the comments section at the end of this post. Read More
Since top pair is the most common “value” hand you will make after the flop, it is important to fully understand how to play it. Despite the frequency with which you make top pair, most amateur players misplay this holding on a regular basis. It is important to realize that all top pairs are not created equal.