Blind vs Blind Play and Mixing It Up

Especially if you're a 6-max player, you have to play a lot of hands blind versus blind.

So it pays off to focus on the players to your immediate left and right and develop a good blind vs blind strategy against them.

Against one dimensional opponents, you can play a pretty static strategy to exploit their weaknesses. Against good opponents, however, you have to be more creative and mix things up.

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Value Betting on Dangerous Boards

If you hold a mediocre value hand on a dangerous board, it can sometimes be difficult to decide what to do.

In a lot of cases you have to balance value betting with exercising pot control. Especially if the board connects well with your opponent's range.

Your opponent's playing tendencies are an important consideration. Against passive opponents, value betting is usually your main priority. But against more aggressive opponents who are capable of (semi-)bluffing, your focus should often be on pot control.

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Bluff Catching in Poker: How to Catch Your Opponent’s Bluffs

Bluff catching is a powerful move that can be very profitable if you know how and when to do it.

Bluff catching is particularly profitable in low stakes games where you'll find many loose-aggressive opponents with high bluffing frequencies.

Picking the right spots for bluff catching, however, is not easy. In this post, we'll take a look at the principles that can help you decide whether to call or fold when you think your opponent could be bluffing.

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Postflop Volume 1 – Book Review

Postflop play is arguably the most difficult aspect of poker. It is many times more complex than preflop play.

It is also the area of poker where you can make the biggest gains. If you improve your postflop play and decisions, you will gain a substantial edge on your opponents and you will be able to make complex decisions much more confidently.

Interestingly, there are very few poker books specifically on postflop strategy and none that present this subject in a complete and in-depth guide.

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Using Timing Tells to Read Your Opponent

Tells are an important factor in live poker. Nervous tics, facial expressions, body language: they can be useful clues to the cards your opponent is holding.

In online poker, you obviously can't use physical tells like this. But there is one tell that plays a huge role in online poker and can give away a lot about the strength of your opponent's hand. The timing tell.

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ICM and Maintaining Fold Equity

Maintaining fold equity is critical in Sit 'n Gos. It should be one of the most important factors you consider when making decisions in the endgame of an SNG.

If you're using an ICM tool to analyze your endgame play, it is important to know that the tool doesn't always properly take account of this factor. That means you sometimes have to make decisions that go against the advice the tool gives you.

The following hand is a perfect example of that.

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