Conducting Intellectual Autopsies in Tournament Poker

In order to be a successful multi-table tournament poker player, you must possess a variety of abilities that enable you to maximize your opportunity for profit in the long-run. Read more of this post

How to Survive & Navigate Through Large Field Multi-Table Poker Tournaments

Multi-table tournament poker is the most exciting form of poker available. A small initial investment can net you an astronomical return on investment (ROI) if you are able to navigate through the entire field of players.

Navigating your way through a large field multi-table poker tournament is no easy task. You will have to dedicate a large amount of time and focus to achieve the maximum profit, and any mistake you make can prove to be fatal if you are not careful. Read more of this post

The Value of Conscious Patience in Multi-Table Tournament Poker

In order to be a successful multi-table tournament poker player, you must possess a variety of personality traits that enable you to experience a profit in the long run. Because poker is a game with a luck element involved, you simply cannot win every time you sit down to play no matter how skilled you are. The skill you possess will manifest itself as positive profitable results over time if you commit yourself to a disciplined strategy. This disciplined strategy entails a lot of unique elements that are developed by countless hours of study, and ultimately first-hand experience at the tables. In multi-table tournament poker, our ultimate goal is to win the entire tournament, resulting in maximizing our potential for profit. In order to consistently win multi-table poker tournaments, you must commit to a focused disciplined strategy that revolves around patience. Read more of this post

How to Master Optimal Strategy For Your Chip Stack Size in Multi-Table Tournament Poker

Navigating your way through a multi-table poker tournament is no easy task. If you are looking to maximize your ROI (return on investment), you must be playing for the WIN, as discussed in previous articles.

This article will cover strategies for different stages of the tournament in relation to your chip stack size. Of course having a nice pile of chips is a luxury, but in a majority of tournaments, you will be hovering around a 10-30bb (big blind) stack and must understand how to pick your spots wisely if you want to succeed and experience a profit in the long-run. Read more of this post

The Moneymaker Effect & The Future of Poker in America

Since the famed “Moneymaker Effect” of 2003, action has picked up heavily in all forms of poker. Multi-table tournaments (MTT’s) have gained popularity due to the fact that a small initial investment can net you a large return on your investment if you make the final table, and go on to win the entire tournament. Read more of this post

Abusing The Chip Lead in Multi-Table Tournament Poker

Being the chip leader in a big multi-table tournament is a wonderful thing if you know how to play your massive pile of chips correctly, and ultimately win the entire tournament.

In tournament poker, my only goal is to win the entire tournament. Even though the second place prize money is right up there with first, I still get disappointed if I can’t seal the deal. Even with the nice bankroll boost, second place just isn’t as fun as winning the entire tournament. By the time all is said and done, I want to have every single chip in play, everything else is secondary. Plan A is to win the entire tournament. I don’t have a plan B because it distracts from Plan A. Read more of this post

How To Deal With Variance & Downswings in Multi-Table Tournament Poker

No matter how good at poker you may think you are, you simply have to lose sometimes. Sometimes those losing streaks last longer than you could ever imagine, even if you are playing “perfect” poker. The fact is, no matter your skill level in poker, the bad side of variance will bite you in the ass sometimes. You can get all your chips in the middle with the best hand, and end up losing, it is just something that happens sometimes. This luck element of poker is what keeps the fish coming, and what enables profitable players to win in the long-run. Read more of this post