Texas Hold'em Strategy for Beginners

Essential Texas Holdem tips and pointers for beginner poker players. Learn the basics of solid Texas Holdem strategy including which starting hands to play, how to size your bets, when to raise and when to let your hand go!


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An In-Depth Guide to Creating & Identifying Ranges in NLHE

Competent hand analysis is one of the most essential parts of poker. It’s the foundation...

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When to Fire a Second Barrel on the Turn: A Simple Guide

Have you ever been in a poker game, raised with a great hand, but hit...

27 September 2017

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Daniel Negreanu’s 7 Golden Rules for Poker Beginners

If you had a chance to play your first major live tournament and you could...

9 May 2017 2
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3 Poker Freeroll Strategies That Don't Work (& 1 That Does)

Wonder why you never win any of those poker freerolls you play? You're likely using...

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Keep Your Powder Dry: 10 Things Babies Teach You About Poker

Every cloud has a silver lining. Having a newborn baby girl has turned me into...

26 November 2016
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8 Critical Mistakes I Made When I Started Playing Poker

Playing too many tables. Treating every player the same. Not understanding basic math. Those are...

1 September 2016 5
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10 Essential Texas Hold’em Moves: The Check-Raise

Today we teach you about the check-raise, a truly essential Texas Hold'em move.

14 August 2016 4