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Poker Hand Analysis & Pro Tips

Successful poker pros reveal the tips and tricks that help make them profitable in the game of poker – as well as hand breakdowns.

To help beginner poker players to advanced players, both cash game and tournament play is analyzed. Watch our poker strategy experts dissect the most interesting poker hands played both live and online.

Latest Poker Hand Analysis and Tips from Pro Players

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Magnus Carlsen's Counter-Intuitive Bluff With Pocket Aces

Analytical thinking, creativity in exploiting opponents and the ability to perform under intense scrutiny are all vital parts of any elite chess or poker player’s toolkit. The history books have been littered with individuals performing at the highest level in both disciplines; Eloi Relange: Chess GM at the age of…

April 15, 2022 | 5 minutes to read
Daniel Negreanu's funky overbet bluff explained

If the antics over at CoinPoker weren’t enough to tickle your tastebuds then how about a revisit of the beloved ‘High Stakes Poker’ franchise, with all of the usual suspects! Tom Dwan, Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu, Patrik Antonius, Doyle Brunson and other notables have all returned to the set for…

April 4, 2022 | 5 minutes to read
Breakdown of the world's biggest ever online cash game hand ($7.75m)!

Those of us who have been sitting around waiting for the band to get back together since the days of Full Tilt Poker’s ‘Rail Heaven’ need wait no longer as CoinPoker, a new cryptocurrency poker site, has recently delivered the most scintillating nosebleed action ever seen on the internet.  At…

February 15, 2022 | 6 minutes to read
Hellmuth vs Dwan: A Call on the Verge of Madness

Phil Hellmuth is one of the most successful poker players in the world. If you look at the naked numbers, he is the best tournament player of all time with 16 bracelets (as of 2022). However, there is one nemesis Hellmuth has never been able to overcome in a major…

January 25, 2022 | 8 minutes to read
Dragana Lim's crazy WSOP Main Event river bluff analysed

In our section Hand Jam we take a look at exciting or strategically interesting hands in the poker world. In doing so, we shed light on the intricacies of each move and evaluate each move of the players. This time we take a look at a crazy-looking river bluff that…

December 9, 2021 | 10 minutes to read
Pro folds set in WSOP Main Event (and is right to do so)

JJ Liu folds a set in the WSOP 2021 Main Event. We explain why the move was correct and at which times it is correct to fold a set.

November 30, 2021 | 8 minutes to read
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.

April 13, 2021 | 26 minutes to read
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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…

April 6, 2021 | 8 minutes to read
Online Poker Tournament Tricks

In 2020 PokerStars hosted the EPT for the first time online. The main event with a buy-in of $5,200 saw a massive field of over 1,300 players and a prize pool of more than $6.5 Million. We wanted to know how a professional poker player approaches those tournaments and what…

November 26, 2020 | 20 minutes to read
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Hand of the Week: de Silva Flays Fedor on Gruesome Board

Nice run for first timer. Fedor Holz is one of the true shooting stars of poker. The 21-year-old German played in the WSOP for the first time this year and he immediately made a deep run in the most hallowed poker tournament of all, the Main Event. Still, not everything went the…

August 27, 2019 | 4 minutes to read

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