Poker Psychology Strategy

Do you enjoy the mental game of poker just as much as the mathematical side? Learn more about manipulating your table image, reading other players’ behaviours for tells, how to stay strong when you suffer a bad beat and more.

If You're Not Using Deliberate Practice in Poker, You Won't Win

My son is a math wizard. I hated math. I guess that gene got lost somewhere along the slippery slope. I…

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How to Get Home Court Advantage in Poker

It was December 2011 when I saw the switch move into the ‘on' position inside the mind of Marvin Rettenmaier.…

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How to Stop Sabotaging Yourself at the Poker Table

I looked like the Elephant Man. I had a swollen left eye. My lips were Jagger-esque. And my nose would…

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16 Reasons Why You'll Never Win at Poker

The whorls on my feet and toes look grotesque. “Are you getting out or not?” asks my wife as she…

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Let James Woods Be a Lesson: How to Avoid Poker's Table-Talk Tax

Do you remember when James Woods beat Doug Polk? It was one of the highlights of the 46th Annual World Series…

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16 Things I'd Tell Younger Me Before I Tried to Be a Poker Pro

There was a time when playing poker for us was akin to a heroin addict watching the blood bloom in…

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Find Your Stick: 9 Things Daredevil Can Teach Amateur Poker Players

There are 26 hours of intense, pleasurable Daredevil action on Netflix right now. I've loved every minute of it. The…

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How Anxiety in Poker Gets You to the Learning Zone

Why is it so hard to get out of your comfort zone? Why is it necessary to do so? And…

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Here's Hoping: How to Generate Hope in the Face of Poker Variance

I want to talk to you about something that has been all over social media since the WSOP. I’m talking…

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Pre-Flop Table Talk is Massive Poker Tell for Amateurs (Video)

Zachary Elwood has quietly built a near monopoly on poker tells strategy. The author of Reading Poker Tells and Verbal Poker Tells recently added…

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