Once you’ve mastered preflop play, such as figuring out which range to play from which position, it’s time to move on to postflop strategy. This is where you can really start to outplay the competition and win more chips! Photo: MART PRODUCTION Ultimately, postflop decisions are all about when to bet and how big to make those bets. These are the main factors that going into this decision-making process: Range advantage Nut advantage Position Hand type Let’s break these down.
Poker Legend Daniel Negreanu begins his 43rd day of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) on day 2 of the 1500 mixed No Limit Hold ‘Em / Pot Limit Omaha tournament with 54 big blinds (BB), a good stack that’s well above the average of 32 BBs. It doesn’t take long, however, for his luck to start going downhill. He plays a big pot against pro player Dylan Weisman, who bluffs Negreanu off a pair of aces with absolute air: 89o on a turn board of AKTK. Negreanu figured he must have a k
If you’re going to take down the house at the blackjack table, you need to be an expert at counting cards. Despite what pop culture may make you believe, however, you don’t need a photographic memory or superhuman smarts to master card counting. All you need is focus, determination, and plenty of practice. Basically, counting cards work because blackjack results are governed by non-independent events. In contrast to other forms of gambling like slots, roulette, or craps—games
Poker Legend Daniel Negreanu starts Day 40 of the World Series of Poker (WSOP) over $1M down for the series, and begins his morning with a reflection. “The main event is going on right now, and if we were in it, then obviously our energy level would be high,” he says. “But instead we found ourselves in a $1500 Razz tournament, which is difficult.” He heads to the casino to buy into a $1500 PLO bounty tournament, determined to gamble and have fun. Even after losing a big pot,