My standard 1/2 and 1/3 preflop ranges, a 4-part series: Part 3, The Button

As you can see from the images, I open the button very wide. If you ever find yourself in a game against me or anyone who seems to be opening wide from late position, 3-bet them relentlessly from the blinds! Because it's correct to have a very wide exploitable raise size from late position in most live low stakes lineups, a decent/good player's range will be too weak there to really fight back in the short term even if they're aware of what you're doing.

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The Importance of Detailed Hand Histories

But when we’re playing poker, especially live poker at the low stakes, we’re often consciously and subconsciously taking many seemingly minute factors into account before we make a decision. It should never be as simple as a player bet this amount on this board, what should we do now?

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