Fourth Street Decisions in 7 Card Stud

Playing fourth steet in Limit Seven-Card Stud. For this tip, I’m going and show how you might improve your play on seventh street. My first suggestion for playing on seventh street is that you need to look at your pot odds when facing a final bet. When playing $5-$10 Stud, for example, you’ll often need ...

Top 30 Tips to Improve Your Rankings in Texas Hold’em

If your hand is not good enough to bet with then it certainly is not good enough to call a bet with Following the best playing strategy you will only play around 1 in 10 hands approximately so don’t think you can play 50% of the hands dealt to you and expect to win at ...

The danger in slow-play

You’ve probably heard the standard reason to avoid slow playing: It’s dangerous, because when you slow play, you give an opponent a chance to make a bigger hand at a minimal cost. This is absolutely true. But there’s another reason to play your big hands fast, and this one isn’t talked about as frequently. A ...

Winning poker is more about money

New players who want to be good students of the game often ask me for advice. In response, I often tell them about emotional stability, which I touched on in my last tip. The next point I’d like to make is that they need to be careful when assessing their own play. That’s because there ...

Texas Hold’em – Pocket Pairs

Pocket Pairs: Pairs are always good hole cards, but you should play them wisely. Everyone loves to see a pair in the hole. One of the most anticipated pocket pairs are the pocket Aces which tend to cause amateurs to bet the whole farm thinking they cannot loose. If you do not comprehend anything else ...

Online Tells

Obviously there are not as many tells when playing on the internet as there are when playing in person. You cannot see the other player in order to read his/her expressions and emotions. But believe it or not, there are times when you can pick up on the playing habits of another player online. For ...

The 5 Tips of Poker

Today you will learn the important 5 P’s pf poker. They are Patience, Perseverance, Psychology, Position and Practice. What makes these words important is what they really mean in the game of poker. This I will explain below. Patience: In the game of poker you must have patience to win. You have to wait for ...