How Not to Suck at Poker

Want to stop sucking at poker, fast? Our How Not to Suck at Poker series is a 10-part fast track to poker respectability. Learn why you should always play in position, why you should play way fewer hands, why you should stop bluffing and more. It’s quick, easy to understand and a surefire way to starter winning at poker sooner rather than later.

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How Not to Suck at Poker: Play in Position

Position is simply the single most important and valuable commodity to have at the poker table. If you’re unfamiliar with the term, position simply means you are the last to act in the hand (meaning…

7 minutes to read
How Not to Suck at Poker: Talk to Better Players

Anyone who has spent time playing sports will tell you this: They almost always perform best when playing against or with someone much better than themselves. Unfortunately, it’s hard to raise your own poker game…

5 minutes to read
How Not to Suck at Poker: Track Your Results

Even the most honest and able-minded poker players have a tendency to distort the truth about their results from their poker sessions. Most poker players in fact don’t even have a physical poker bankroll –…

5 minutes to read
How Not to Suck at Poker: Stop Talking So Much

Texas Hold’em is an information game.  The more information you have (and the better you are at acquiring it), the better you’ll do. One of the biggest edges you can get over your opponents is…

4 minutes to read
How Not to Suck at Poker: Stop Bluffing So Much

One of the biggest leaks in a poker beginner’s game is making too many bad bluffs. Let’s start by clearing up a misconception:  There is actually very little stone-cold bluffing in poker. Thanks mostly to…

9 minutes to read
How Not to Suck at Poker: Have a Proper Bankroll

One of the most important things you can do for yourself when starting out in poker is to set aside a poker-specific bankroll. That means a lump sum of money used exclusively for playing poker….

6 minutes to read
How Not to Suck at Poker: Pay Attention at the Table!

Texas Hold’em is a game of partial information. The more you can acquire, the better you’ll play. Everything that happens at a poker table – whether you’re in the pot or not – is one…

11 minutes to read
How Not to Suck at Poker: Learn Basic Poker Odds

Like it or not, Texas Hold’em is an odds game.  Every action you make, hand you play or bet you face has odds, probability and statistics attached to it. For the math-phobes out there though, don’t worry….

7 minutes to read
How Not to Suck at Poker: Play Fewer Hands

It sucks to suck at things. And Texas Hold’em can be a frustrating game for beginners. Are you just unlucky? Are you making huge mistakes? Are you missing one simple concept that could change things?…

5 minutes to read

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