To Hack A Poker

May 18, 2009


The money is all in no limit Texas holdem now. All the new Texas holdem tournament players are trying to get better at the game. Tournament rookies should find these tips helpful.

When it is your play do not just call the bet, make a nice raise if you are the first player entering the pot. Of course there can be exceptions, but this move allows you to take the lead in the hand. The plan is that by making a bigger pot, you stand to make more when you hit the flop big.

You simply must play as many hands as you can with position. It is easy to out maneuver your opponent when you have position on him. When you are near the button, raising or re-raising can give you position for the rest of the hand.

As the final table shrinks, you will find that the game is different against fewer players. When you have only four or five opponents, you need to step up your play. The blinds will eat your stack up if you wait.

You need to change your game if you wind up with a short stack. Often, an all in bet is the best option. When you can be the first in the pot, push all in and try to steal the blinds.

When play is deep stacked, you can play virtually any style of play. Active maniac types of players love having a big chip stack. Do not be one of those players who lost his whole stack with JJ when the board is low and his opponent flops a set.

When you have a nice hand in the blinds, you should almost always raise the pot. If you win without seeing the flop, that is a good thing. When you are called, you know your opponents hand range better.

Stack size is a key consideration when deciding what to do. Do not forget to evaluate your opponent from the perspective of his stack size also. If a short stack just calls from under the gun, be wary of him having a very good hand.

Statistics show that an aggressive high-risk style will yield better results when playing in events with lot of players. If you can get a nice sized stack early, you stand a good chance to go far. Get that good stack early. Then you can go far.

You opponents will play against you according to the style they think you play. Try to become aware of how they think you play. A loose image can be good if you know how to use it. With a loose image you can make big outrageous looking bets with good hands, and people will call you down.

It will not take you long to learn to play. Being a winner at the tables is a tougher task. It takes thousands of hands to gain the experience to be an expert player.

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