A Poker Hand Odds Calculator Is A Crutch by Vince Runza
... The promise is that you'll instantly know the value of your hand and the odds that other players will have a better or worse hand than you. Guess what? That's a lie. Nobody knows the value of a poker hand until it's over. If you've been bluffed, it doesn't matter what the calculator said. You lose! Poker hand odds calculators, cheat sheets and other crutches will only make you a mediocre player. If you learn early to depend on something other than your common sense, your smarts and your ...
Poker Sit And Go Report - Heads Up Control by Marty Smith
... The thing is, now the stage is set for dynamic play in that a good number of the hands won from here on in, will simply have little to do with your hand strength, as opposed to position, stack size, and blind levels. If the blinds are high and your stack is low, you are essentially looking for an all in opportunity. I would wait for Sklansky Group hands of 4, maybe 5 or better, essentially strategizing for live cards and an undominated match up. In this spot, it is an excellent practice to ...
Poker Calculators and The Slansky Group Hand Rankings by Marty Smith
... By clustering hands based on win rate and strength, it’s easier to keep track of basic betting strategies associated with each individual hand. For example, in Slansky Group 3 hands you will find 99, AQ, ATs, and JTs among others. The best cluster though is Slansky’s Group One which includes AA, AKs, KK, QQ, and JJ. They are going to show very high percentage win rates on your poker calculator as well as “raise, and re-raise” recommendations. In adopting the Slansky Group of Hands your ...
Poker Calculator Wars Part 2: Poker Spy vs. Hold 'em Pirate by Marty Smith
... tournaments and sit and go’s and the final hand was some lame straight or 2 pair I backed into examples. Well those hands so skewed the analysis of my play, that the feature became absolutely useless. For example, if you are at a sit and go at party poker the winner will end up with 20,000 chips. If your last hand was won while holding Qc7d, that hand goes into Poker-Spy Hand Analysis and says it is a hand now profitable to you of $20,000! Meaning you should be playing it more and pushing!
Copywriting Secret Used By "Boogey Man" Novelist Skyrockets The Response Of Almost Any Ad You Run by Ben Settle
... 2.) Instead of handing it in, do a "word count" on the copy (most word processing programs have this feature) and see how many words there are. 3.) Next, whip out your calculator and subtract that number of words by 10%. 4.) Then, simply get your copy down to whatever that number is. For example, if your ad is 5,000 words, you'd subtract 5,000 by 10% and get 4,500. And then just go through your copy again and again -- until you get it down to 4,500 words.
The Psychology of Poker Calculators by Marty Smith
... Sometimes it is hard to look at hands and lay them down. But it’s much easier to fold when your online poker calculator is flashing bright bold warning colors at you, reminding you how much –EV your hand has. This is especially crucial when you have just won or lost a hand or two previously, because at that point it’s much more likely you will play your current hand as a result of previous hands. You may recognize that description as being on tilt.
Texas Holdem Poker Tournament Strategy - Starting Hands by Rick Braddy
... Deciding which starting hands to play begins by accounting for several factors: * Starting Hand "groups" (Sklansky made some good suggestions in his classic "Theory of Poker" book by David Sklansky) * Your table position * Number of players at the table * Chip position Sklansky originally proposed some Texas Holdem poker starting hand groups, which turned out to be very useful as general guidelines. Below you'll find a "modified" (enhanced) version of the Sklansky starting hands table.
Pot Odds: When To Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is by Johnny Profit
... Pot odds can help you to win hands you normally would have folded or in the perfect dichotomy fold hands that you are not going to make a sufficient profit. Take for example you are in a hand where you hold medium pair with a fairly strong kicker. Lets say you have Jack Ten and the community is 8 4 10 2 K, you are in the hand with two other people. You have invested 50 dollars and the pot is 175. The final bet on the river made by the first position is 30 dollars and this forces the second ...