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What should you do?

You’re playing in a tight-aggressive six-max game online. It is folded to you on the button and you raise to $8. The small blind folds and the big blind calls. The board comes 685. The big blind checks.

Pot: $17
Your cards
Fold
Small Blind
$200
Check
Big Blind
$200
Fold
1st
$200
Fold
2nd
$200
Fold
Cut-off
$200

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Max Greenwood - observing - thinking when not in a poker hand
What to Do When You’re Not in a Poker Hand

Ask anyone what you should do when you play live and they’ll often say that tight is right. Because players are looser in the live arena than they are when they play poker online, you can get ahead of the curve simply by playing fewer hands. However, for all the…

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straddle in poker - the poker straddle explained
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Negreanu vs Hellmuth High Stakes Duel: Heads Up Poker Hands Analysis
Negreanu vs Hellmuth High Stakes Duel: Heads Up Poker Hands Analysis

See the noteworthy hands of the Daniel Negreanu vs Phil Hellmuth Heads Up match analyzed with some strategy tips for you to incorporate into your play.

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Polk vs Hellmuth Fold
Doug Polk vs Phil Hellmuth - Big Fold on High Stakes Poker Analyzed

This big fold from Doug Polk vs Phil Hellmuth on High Stakes Poker made the rounds online after the episode aired in March 2021. Both Phil Hellmuth and Doug Polk flopped a straight, but somehow, Polk outsmarts Hellmuth and finds a fold with the second-nuts. Here’s how it happened and…

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