When I’m playing 2-5, I feel like I have to pay attention to every single hand and every decision my opponents make, both because I want to get a better idea of my opponents’ strategies’ and because I feel as though the opportunity cost of missing out vital information can be quite high, especially relative to this cost at 1-3. While this is obviously true, it’s no excuse for not giving 100% of my attention (or close to it) to any game I’m playing in regardless of the stakes or quality of my opponents.Read More
Spots where we are uncertain are usually fairly close in terms of EV. Getting these right is nice, but often fairly inconsequential to our bottom line. However, consistently getting hands wrong when we think we are playing correctly can be detrimental to that bottom line. Therefore, let’s double check this hand using the same methods we would use for a hand we were clueless about.Read More
Luckily for those that play live, low stakes poker, the vast majority of your opponents will be making massive and predictable mistakes. In this article, we will examine 10 of the most common mistakes made by many of our opponents and figure out how to avoid making a mistake of our own and instead exploit our opponent to the max.Read More
So should we check or bet? After thinking about this spot a lot, it all really hinges on two assumptions that are difficult to know:
1) What percentage of the time he's turning his very low equity hands like 910s into stabs on a board like this that favors his range.
2) How often he is value betting A2-A10.Read More