How to play pocket pairs

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Pocket pairs is the most difficult hole cards for you to learn how to play. You know how good it feels to look down and see pocket Aces, Kings or Queens, but this feeling will usually get you into a lot of trouble because you’ll probably end up overvaluing and playing your pocket pair.

There are two types of pocket pairs. The first is low and midrange pocket pairs, 2s through 9s. And second is high pocket pairs, 10s through Aces. The reason low and mid-range pocket pairs are grouped together is because the strategy behind playing them is the same.

Here’s how you play poker pairs: Continue reading How to play pocket pairs

Picking your spots: When to bluff in poker

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If you want to become a good poker player, you need to understand the ins and outs of bluffing. There will be times when you are playing poker and you just aren’t getting any good cards. This is when a bluffing can turn things around for you.

But before you start bluffing, you need to understand that there is an art to it. Here is how bluffing works: Continue reading Picking your spots: When to bluff in poker

How to Play Poker: The Definitive Guide to Poker Rules

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Last week I broke down the top 5 mistakes that you‘ll make while playing poker. The number one mistake was not understanding the rules of poker. Learning them sounds simple, but there are so many different types of poker games, that it can easily get complicated.

So to make things a bit easier for you, here’s your cheat sheet to poker rules. Continue reading How to Play Poker: The Definitive Guide to Poker Rules

The Top 5 Poker Mistakes You’ll Make

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When you start playing poker, your first instinct will be to jump right in headfirst. Naturally, you won’t think things through such as the rules of the game, but what you need to realize as a beginner is that every single mistake that you make is going to cost you money.

No matter what you do, you’re bound to make mistakes and lose money, which is fine. But when you start out, your goal should be to minimize your losses. With that being said, let’s take a look at the most common mistakes you are going to make. Continue reading The Top 5 Poker Mistakes You’ll Make

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