Category: Strategy

Raising the stakes: How to identify your ideal buy-in level

May 5, 2022

Moving up in stakes is a common dilemma for poker players. Most of us have the urge to do so, not only because we want to win more money, but also because we feel that it’s time to move up and challenge ourselves with tougher opponents. But how do you know when you should actually […]

Poker Graphs 101 – How To Read HUDs & EV Graphs

April 26, 2022

If you’re serious about online poker, then you’ve probably heard about “HUDs”. But what exactly are they and how can you use them to improve your game? In this article, we’ll look at the basics of a poker HUD, and how it can help you become a better player, and a valuable feature in analyzing […]

The State Of Poker Books In 2022

April 5, 2022

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been nearly two decades since the poker boom first hit and sent the game of Texas Hold’em soaring in popularity. In that time, the industry surrounding poker has seen massive growth with new television shows, tournaments, and online platforms popping up seemingly every day. Naturally, this surge in popularity […]

Turbocharge Your Game With Poker Coaching

March 24, 2022

Although there are a lot of good ways to take your poker game to the next level, far and away the most effective one is through direct poker coaching. Much like with any skill in life, working with an experienced coach or mentor allows you to turbocharge your growth, avoid common beginner mistakes, and get […]

THE BASICS OF JACKPOT POKER – EPISODE 9

April 7, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Today, we look at the age-old poker question of to check-back or not […]

THE BASICS OF JACKPOT POKER – EPISODE 7

April 6, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. I’ve already mentioned a number of times on this blog that I believe […]

THE BASICS OF JACKPOT POKER – EPISODE 6

April 6, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Preflop, Flop, Turn I don’t think there’s too much to talk about the […]

A Bad Bluff Is Better Than No Bluff

March 31, 2020

When it comes to the low-stake hyperturbo games – be they the Jackpot SNGs or Heads-up Hyperturbos – my motto has always been “a bad bluff is better than no bluff at all,” a creed that’s served me well over the years. In fact, if there was one quality I could instill in players looking […]

3 Jackpot Poker Hacks

March 26, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. After putting in thousands upon thousands of three-handed hyperturbo games, here are three of […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 5

March 26, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Opponent: This was my second consecutive game getting heads-up against this opponent and […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 4

March 20, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin.     Situation: 97o HU otb ~9.5bbs against a fairly face up opponent […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 3

March 20, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Today’s concept looks at a common mistake many players make when trying to […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 2

March 17, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Today’s analysis comes by way of a hand that seems relatively insignificant but […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 1

March 17, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Today’s analysis comes by way of a hand that looks completely ‘standard’ on […]

Barrel The World

June 14, 2019

It sometimes seems strange that the most satisfying, and exhilarating, aspect of the game of poker – bluffing over multiple streets – is usually one of the most misunderstood and least-executed plays of them all. Even with the immense focus on aggression over the past few years on poker telecasts and training sites throughout the […]

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