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How to play Medium and Small pocket pairs during tight games09.25.10

Every card we get on the poker table dictates how we are going to play the game. Let us look into small to medium pocket pairs and what we should do when are in a tight passive or tight/loose aggressive poker games.

Tight Passive Games

When you are in a tight passive poker game, you will encounter players who know when to play it tight to gain some profits but these are players that you can read easily. They don’t have the bite in their game and usually go for a ton of setmining

The players will be very predictable so you should take advantage. They make mistakes and you make some money out of their errors. Even though you have a small pocket pairs, other players on this kind of table will not push your around and give you a difficult time.

Weak-tight poker players will fold most of the time. They will fold even when they have a strong position. They will push their chips to the pot but they will not hesitate to abandon it when don’t have a strong hand. Make a continuation bet and most likely they will fold.

Capitalize on the blinds of these players and abandoned pots when the flop doesn’t give them what they want.


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Bluffing Can be Your Best or Worst Skill in Poker03.21.09

robert varkonyiOne of the nice things about poker is that you can still win a game even when you have the weakest hand or cards. Imagine if everyone knows what the others are holding, only the best of cards will win the game.

Poker gives importance to how a player handles himself during the best and worst situations. You can do a bluff to make other players believe that you have the best hand even though you have the weaker if not the weakest.

Bluffing is a necessary skill and you need to know when to use it and not just use it for the sake of bluffing.

Deceiving Faces

Bluffing come in two kinds. You have the pure bluff and the semi bluff. (more…)

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