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Monday, 17 December 2018

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Master All Styles

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By Tony Guerrera Aikido; Hapkido; Ju Jitsu; Muay Thai; Pa Kua; Taekwondo; Tai Chi Chuan. This is just a small sampling of the many martial arts styles in existence. Anyone who knows me would tell you that I’m far from being a championship ultimate fighter (or simply a fighter). But

Let’s Make A Deal!

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By Tony Guerrera Tournaments generally finish in one of two ways: 1.) one person has all the chips (or when N players remain in the case of a satellite paying the same prize to N players) or 2.) the remaining players in a tournament make a deal in which they

Fold Equity in Tournaments

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By Tony Guerrera Single table tournaments (STTs) all boil down to the same end game scenario. Play gets down to five or six handed, and everyone except for possibly one player has less than 10 big blinds (BB) left. Since only the top three places pay, players become extremely tight

Floating

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By Tony Guerrera A term that’s gotten increased exposure recently, especially among the internet kids, is “floating.” Though floating is a relatively new term, the line of play it describes is far from new, and it’s a line of play that’s an essential part of your arsenal if you wish

Extracting Value

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By Tony Guerrera When you have a good hand, you want to make as much money as possible. Many people want to take a formulaic approach to poker, but alas, such a formulaic approach doesn’t exist if you wish to play poker at its highest level. When it comes to

Drawing NLHE

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Introduction to Drawing in No Limit Hold’em By Tony Guerrera Some people say that “draws are death” in no limit hold’em and avoid them at almost all costs, but the reality of no limit hold’em is that draws are a big part of the game. To be a profitable no

How to Disguise Poker Hand

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Don’t Play Your Hands Face-Up By Tony Guerrera I’m playing no-limit hold’em with blinds of $1-$2, and I have $200 in front of me after posting my big blind. I’m one of seven players at the table when the following action transpires. Action folds to a fairly active player in

Playing the Short Stack NLHE

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Don’t Give Up By Tony Guerrera Poker rewards players who make the fewest mistakes and pounce on the mistakes their opponents make. In tournament poker, a common mistake is mindlessly calling or bluffing away your remaining chips simply because you don’t have a lot of chips. When you’re short stacked,

River Bet FLHE

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Don’t Bet the River in Limit Hold’em Just Because You Have a Good Hand By Tony Guerrera Every decision in hold’em requires careful thought. If you have the stone-cold nuts, you need to figure out how to play the hand such that you make the most money possible. If you

Hand Distributions

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By Tony Guerrera The lipstick camera profoundly influenced the world of poker. People watching poker on television can see the drama unfold before them with an information set that’s 100% complete. Well, at least it’s 100% complete with respect to the hole cards everyone is holding – the information set