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Player Profiling and Tracking

Knowing our opponent is crucial in No Limit Hold’em. We perhaps face so many opponents on a regular basis that it can be difficult to keep track of them all along with their tendencies. An efficient approach can go a long way toward solving…

60-Minute Master: NL 6-Max Part 7, Common Postflop Situations

If you've assessed your hand and measured it against the flop, here is how to proceed - be it a made hand or a drawing hand, or a strong or marginal holding. We have seen in this chapter how a flop can affect your hand and potentially improve…

60-Minute Master: PLO Part 11, Unconventional Lines

This lesson is about plays and actions that are common in PLO (but not so common in NLHE) and will be helpful for NLHE players hoping to transition to PLO in the future. There are five plays and concepts that will be discussed in this article:…

Merging your river betting range

This article is a little advanced, and I will dive deep without defining basic poker terminology first. One can learn swimming by falling into the sea (the brutal way). It applies to everything in life to some extent. If you feel, however, that…

60-Minute Master: NL 6-Max Part 9, Reasons to Bet

This is a fundamental concept that I see countless players getting wrong on a regular basis. There are only two strong reasons to bet and one reason that is, in my opinion, the main reason behind most players -EV bets. The reasons to bet are…

Next Generation HUDs

Poker has always been a game of information. The player with the most accurate information typically brings home the cash. Serious competitors do all they can to be the player with an informational advantage. One of the most important tools…

60-Minute Master: PLO Part 9, Bluffing

The timing for bluffs in Pot Limit Omaha is a difficult concept to grasp. Due to the large number of hand combinations in each hand, a player may assume that optimal bluffing conditions are every board and any situation. While there ARE many…

60-Minute Master: PLO Part 8, Making Good Folds

Don’t pay off when you know you’re beat. This is one of those tips that’s a lot easier said than done. Even the best players can sometimes make crying calls against their better judgement. As a general rule if your gut is telling you strongly…

Zoom: Playing OOP on the Flop as the Preflop Aggressor

In this article, we’re going to take a look at how our range looks like on the flop as well as planning for the turn and river. In 6-max ZOOM, we need to be very aware of our default strategies and standard lines. To do this, we need to know…