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How To Play Longer Poker Sessions

An online poker grinder's workstation

When I first started taking online poker more seriously I always used to read about professional players logging eight hour sessions and just wonder how on Earth they used to manage it because I'd be...

Opening Raise Sizes with Premium Hands

Some players instinctively want to raise more before the flop with pocket aces than they would otherwise, which may or may not be a good instinct depending on the game.

I recently reviewed Nathan Williams' Crushing the Microstakes and interviewed Williams as well. As the title suggests, the book focuses on the lowest-limit games, with Williams' concentrating primarily on NL2 and NL5 full ring no-limit...

Isolating Weak Players

Chase the fish into a corner and eat them all yourself

Whenever you sit down at the virtual felt on Betfair Poker or at the actual felt in your local casino you should be doing everything in your power to play hands with players that are...


Matthew Pitt

14 Feb 2012

Freeze Right There. Are You Bluffing?

Poker players instinctively freeze when bluffing.

Most people have heard of the term "fight-or-flight" at least once in their lives. It is used to describe how animals and humans react when faced with immediate danger or threats, we either run away...

Turbo Tournaments

Turbo tournaments can really go this quickly

Turbo tournaments are gaining in popularity both in online poker circles and in the live arena but there are a core section of poker players who are dead set against them. They often cite the...


Matthew Pitt

26 Jan 2012

Telling The Story Of A Bluff

It's All Lies!

One of the most fun, exciting and exhilarating moves a poker player can make at their table is a bluff. Anyone who tells you differently is simply wrong. The very act of bluffing goes against...


Matthew Pitt

29 Dec 2011

The Art Of Folding

The Art Of Folding

Everyone talks about poker as being a game of pure aggression where betting and raising are the best plays to make in the vast majority of situations but unless you are a rare breed of...


Matthew Pitt

18 Dec 2011

Martins Adeniya On Top for EPT London Final Table

Martins Adeniya leads the final eight at EPT London (Photo credit: PokerNews / PokerStars)

From a starting field of 691 just eight remain at the European Poker Tour London Main Event, with Martins Adeniya of the U.K. the final table chip leader with more than 4.7 million. Adeniya's nearest...

Bergstrom Leads Final 24 at EPT London

Mattias Bergstrom (Photo credit: PokerNews / PokerStars)

It was a relatively short Day 4 at the European Poker Tour London Main Event as the field shrunk from 62 to 24. Soon after the last hands were dealt on Tuesday, the Swede Mattias...

James Mitchell Leads, 62 Remain at EPT London

£750,000 awaits the winner of this year's EPT London Main Event

They've completed three days' worth of action at the European Poker Tour London Main Event, with James Mitchell of the U.K. enjoying the overnight chip lead this evening as the only player among the 62...

Warming Up and Cooling Down

110 Poker Strategy

One of the great properties of the game of poker is there are no physical requirements to play the game. It does not really matter if you are an extremely fit 19-year old or an...


Matthew Pitt

27 Sep 2011

Why Position Is Vital In Poker

110 Poker Strategy

As a general rule the average poker player in today's game is much more skilled, or at least more knowledgeable, than they were as little as three years ago. There are a number of reasons...


Matthew Pitt

30 Aug 2011

World Poker Tour Kicks Off Season X

Mike Sexton, Kimberly Lansing, and Vince Van Patten of the World Poker Tour

The last decade has witnessed unprecedented growth in the popularity of poker worldwide, with the World Poker Tour having been a significant part of that story throughout. Today the WPT had a press conference to...

Bounty Tournament Strategy

110 Poker Strategy

Betfair recently announced the schedule for the eagerly anticipated Betfair Poker LIVE! Tour and along with the great destinations it was also revealed that the Man Event's on this season's tour are going to be...


Matthew Pitt

23 Aug 2011

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