January 21, 2020

In this article I will attempt to demonstrate the importance of developing a flop donking range, and provide you with some tips on how to construct that range.

March 26, 2018

Andres "educa-p0ker" Artinano's Elite Cash Game Mastery Course Review

Today I'm going to be reviewing the "Elite Cash Game Mastery" course produced by Andres "educa-p0ker" Artinano for Upswing Poker. Let me preface this by saying that any course that comes with a price tag of $1000 must carry some serious value in order for it to be worth the cost. Given that the target audience of this course is small-stakes No Limit Hold'em players, its price tag could be as high as 5 to 10 buy-ins for some players on the l...

June 12, 2017

Conventional poker wisdom suggests that when you are the first player to enter a pot, you should come in for a raise. This is usually good advice---by raising pre-flop instead of just calling (i.e. limping), you give yourself a chance to steal the blinds, as well as make the pot bigger with your strong hands. As is often the case in poker, however, there are exceptions. The most common exception to this rule is when we are in the small blind. In this article, I will explore the benefits of open-limping in th...

May 24, 2017

Pot odds, equity, and equity realization. You are likely familiar with at least some of these terms, and the ideas may seem relatively simple. All of these topics, however, can at times be complex and even counter-intuitive. By the end of this article, you will have a complete understanding of what pot odds are, when they are relevant, and how to effectively implement them into your game. You will learn how to calculate equity, and I will also introduce the concept of equity realization and explain how it aff...

May 9, 2017

Bitcoin is the fastest and most cost-effective way to get money on and off poker sites today, especially for players in the USA. However, since many people have not used Bitcoin, they tend to find it intimidating. It doesn't have to be! By using this quick guide, it will take you no more than 10 minutes to set everything up, and after that your deposits and withdrawals will be smooth, instant, and free.

May 7, 2017

In this article I will be discussing preflop play specifically for 6-max No Limit Hold'em cash games. Online games are tougher than live games, and understanding how to play preflop is critical to becoming a long-term winning player. I've broken down this article into 3 main sections: Where Profit Comes From, The Importance of Position, and Hand Selection. Make sure not to skip the first section because it's the most important!

Where Profit Comes From

The first step to pre-flop play is understanding how your ha...

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