Category: Strategy

THE BASICS OF JACKPOT POKER – EPISODE 9

April 7, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Today, we look at the age-old poker question of to check-back or not […]

THE BASICS OF JACKPOT POKER – EPISODE 7

April 6, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. I’ve already mentioned a number of times on this blog that I believe […]

THE BASICS OF JACKPOT POKER – EPISODE 6

April 6, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Preflop, Flop, Turn I don’t think there’s too much to talk about the […]

A Bad Bluff Is Better Than No Bluff

March 31, 2020

When it comes to the low-stake hyperturbo games – be they the Jackpot SNGs or Heads-up Hyperturbos – my motto has always been “a bad bluff is better than no bluff at all,” a creed that’s served me well over the years. In fact, if there was one quality I could instill in players looking […]

3 Jackpot Poker Hacks

March 26, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. After putting in thousands upon thousands of three-handed hyperturbo games, here are three of […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 5

March 26, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Opponent: This was my second consecutive game getting heads-up against this opponent and […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 4

March 20, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin.     Situation: 97o HU otb ~9.5bbs against a fairly face up opponent […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 3

March 20, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Today’s concept looks at a common mistake many players make when trying to […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 2

March 17, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Today’s analysis comes by way of a hand that seems relatively insignificant but […]

The Basics Of Jackpot Poker – Episode 1

March 17, 2020

With Americas Cardroom bringing the Million Dollar Jackpot back to the Jackpot SNG games, I thought it would be a great time to cover some basic strategy concepts to help you maximize your longevity in the games while awaiting that life-changing spin. Today’s analysis comes by way of a hand that looks completely ‘standard’ on […]

Barrel The World

June 14, 2019

It sometimes seems strange that the most satisfying, and exhilarating, aspect of the game of poker – bluffing over multiple streets – is usually one of the most misunderstood and least-executed plays of them all. Even with the immense focus on aggression over the past few years on poker telecasts and training sites throughout the […]

How To Transition From Tournaments To Cash-Games

June 13, 2019

If you’ve primarily been a tournament player during your poker-playing career, it can be understandably tough to make the transition over to cash-games; the competition is generally tighter, the hand-ranges are often wildly different, and the patience and discipline required can sometimes feel excruciating for players used to shoving their stack in the middle once […]

How To Transition From Cash-Games To Tournaments

June 12, 2019

If you’ve primarily been a cash-game (CG) player over your poker-playing career, it can be understandably tough to make the transition over to tournaments; the hours are longer, the flexibility is lower, and the number of frustrating days are infinitely greater. Not only do transitioning players have to contend with the emotional battles of spending […]

X Ways Poker Players Burn Their Equity In Live Games

June 11, 2019

Whether you’re leaving the virtual felt to head to your local neighbourhood casino on a lazy Saturday afternoon or you’re making your first trip to Las Vegas during the WSOP to take advantage of the juicy cash-game options during their busiest time of the year, live poker is a great way for online players to […]

What Is Floating & When Is A Good Time To Use It?

June 10, 2019

What Is Floating? When it comes to poker terminology, “floating” is when you call a bet – generally while holding a weak hand without much (or any) showdown value – with the intention to win the pot on later streets. Floating is one of the most effective ways to bluff your way to a win, […]

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