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How to Beat Tight Poker Players

by Paul Seaton We all know the type. More reluctant to commit than the cast of Hangover, more rock-like than granite and nittier than a pre-teen school disco. Tight poker ….

How to Play a Full House

What is a full house? A full house is a five-card hand consisting of three of a kind and a pair. It ranks above a flush, but below four of ….

How to Play a Flush

What is a flush? A flush is a five-card hand all of the same suit. It ranks higher than a straight but lower than a full house. In numerical sequence ….

How to Play a Straight

What is a straight? A straight is a run of five consecutive unsuited cards, where Aces can be high or low (A-5 or 10-A). If the five consecutive cards are ….

How to Play a Set

What is a set? A set is the name used for three-of-a-kind, when your pocket pair connects with a third card of its kind on the communal board. Flopping a ….

How to Play Pocket Aces

by Tony Dunst Few experiences in poker rival the excitement of looking down at pocket aces. Anyone can look smart by winning a big pot with aces, but the skill ….

How to Play Ace-King

by Tony Dunst I’m not sure any starting hand in Hold’em inspires more debate than ace-king. The debate usually centers around how the hand should be played pre-flop in tournaments; ….

How to Play Pocket Kings

by Tony Dunst When we talk about how to play a hand like pocket kings, what we’re really talking about is how to maximise the amount of value with extract ….

How to Play Pocket Queens

by Tony Dunst Pocket queens are unquestionably a premium hand in no limit Texas Hold’em, but there’s a large disparity between how confident you feel with queens and how confident ….

How to Play Pocket Jacks

by Tony Dunst Because pocket jacks can vary from spearheading one of the strongest in the hand to being barely worth a call, they are often thought of as a ….

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