Poker Psychology

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.

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 about hope. The question is: Is hope necessary or just an asset? In the dictionary…

August 25, 2015 | 3 minutes to read
How to Open Up Your Poker Brain and Play Better, Now

Jared Tendler was conspicuous by his absence at the 46th Annual World Series of Poker (WSOP). Where was the renowned tilt killer and author of The Mental Game of Poker during the biggest poker event…

August 10, 2015 | 11 minutes to read
Replace Your Straw with Muscle | The Success Principles of Poker

People who go with the flow end up in the middle of the sea eaten by sharks. I “flowed” for 35 years and they started to gnaw away at me. By the time I realized…

July 24, 2015 | 9 minutes to read
How to Reach 'Optimal Flow' in Your Poker Game

When you’re playing poker, does time whiz past? Do you have a feeling of control? Do you find the game challenging? Do you win a hand and can’t remember the exact reasoning behind your decisions?…

May 16, 2015 | 9 minutes to read
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How to Trick Your Brain (and Body) Into Playing Better Poker

Everyone likes to talk about how much poker relies on psychology and how the cards are only secondary. While there is some truth in that, it’s mostly relevant to mental condition and preparation. The mind…

April 23, 2015 | 10 minutes to read
The Success Principles of Poker: Ask The Goonies

I want to be a multi-millionaire. I’m not interested in yachts, supercars and fine dining. I want to be able to make a difference in the world. I want to enrich the lives of people…

February 14, 2015 | 7 minutes to read
The Success Principles of Poker: Find Your Bob | Poker Strategy

There’s a scene in the latest season of The Walking Dead when Bob is rendered unconscious before being captured by a bunch of cannibals. When he wakes up the leader of the cannibals is standing…

January 4, 2015 | 7 minutes to read
How to Find an Edge in Poker: Holistic Health and Nutrition

Andrew ‘LuckyChewy’ Lichtenberger listens to the signals his body gives him. He is fed up with the pain. He starts to learn about the importance of the things he puts into his body. He changes…

January 3, 2015 | 7 minutes to read
How to Get Off Poker Tilt When It Rears Its Ugly Head

Every poker player is familiar with it. But almost no poker player can avoid it. We know it as “Tilt.” And it’s one of the most destructive – and mysterious – phenomenons in the poker…

December 4, 2014 | 28 minutes to read
The Success Principles of Poker: The Power of D.U.M.B. Goals

The light came on for me after I had quit alcohol. If I was so effective and aggressive at working towards my business goals, why didn’t I have the same philosophy and application in my…

November 22, 2014 | 8 minutes to read