Understanding The Mindset Required For Optimal Aggressive Poker Strategy

As poker players, we are constantly seeking profitable opportunities to exploit our opponents, with the goal of experiencing a profit.

In the short-run, we seek to make optimal decisions that give us the best opportunity to experience a profit, all while knowing standard “variance” will have an effect on our immediate results.

In the long-run, these high percentage plays in the short-run, will ultimately manifest themselves as positive results, and overall profit margin.

We reach the long-run quicker by creating a large sample size from the short-run, which makes the volume of hands we play over time the most important aspect of our poker business.

As we become more comfortable and experienced at the tables. we should be seeking to employ a strategy that will generate the maximum expected profit in the long-run. Read more of this post

Top 5 Poker Tells to Eliminate From Your Arsenal

I notice a lot of amateur poker players give away a lot of unnecessary information (poker tells) when they sit down to play poker in a live setting. A lot of the “tells” I pick up on, are subconsciously being delivered to me by my opponents without them realizing. Some opponents can’t help to shake when they have the nuts/bluffing. Also, many opponents give away the strength of their hands by their betting patterns, and how they place each bet. This article will detail how to pick up on these small details at the table so you can experience more profit in the long-run, assuming you don’t make the same mistakes yourself. Read more of this post

How to Control a No-Limit Hold’em Poker Cash Game Table

When I sit down to play poker, my main objective is to maximize my opportunity for profit in the long-run. In order to achieve this, I employ a super-aggressive playing style that confuses my opponents into making fatal mistakes in pots they play against me. In no-limit hold’em, you can bet any chip in front of you at any time. This creates a dynamic that I use to exploit my weaker inferior opponents for maximum value. Read more of this post

What Can You Learn About Human Psychology From a Poker Game?

Having played poker competitively for the last few years, I have developed an understanding of how a variety of different poker players think and act at a poker table. No two opponents are exactly the same, but many poker players share very similar traits, especially the long-term losing players. A lot of long-term losing poker players are prone to being effected by their emotional state. At the poker table, one of your biggest weapons to becoming a long-term profitable player is understanding how the value of money affects certain players. When losing, a lot of weaker opponents tend to “chase their losses” hoping to break-even, but in the process, most of these players ultimately lose more money because they fail to regain the focus needed to win in the long-run. Read more of this post