Category: Poker

The Literal Slow Play Online

I discussed slow playing earlier and said, for many situations you probably don’t want to use it. There is a pretty good alternative to actual slow playing online that works effectively against many players. That is the “literal” slow play. Say I am a preflop raiser with AJs in late position with 3 other limpers. […]

Lucky First Hands

I keep getting lucky hands when I first sit down at a table. Here is such an example from today. I may branch out soon into some No Limit because I want to try out some SNG’s. Of course this is while I move up the limits. Judging by the .05/.10, I will give this […]

The Evil Slow Play

Slow Play – Playing a strong hand as if it were a weak hand in order to deceive your opponents. You don’t see it too often in the micros or low limits, but sometimes a player will slow play a big hand. Most of the time you will see a slowly played flop and a […]

Anatomy of a Poker Session

For all the beginners out there who want to get their feet wet. Here is a session from last night that will explain my every move through 63 hands. Hand One PokerStars 0.02/0.04 Hold’em (10 handed) [url=http://www.selachian.com/tools/bisonconverter/hhconverter.cgi]converter[/url] [b]Preflop:[/b] Hero is CO with K:club:, 7:club:. MP3 posts a blind of $0.02. Hero posts a blind of […]

Sample Poker Hand

This was my biggest loser today as I played poker online for the first time in a while. Also testing out the WordPress poker plugin. PokerStars 0.02/0.04 Hold’em (10 handed) [url=http://www.selachian.com/tools/bisonconverter/hhconverter.cgi]converter[/url] [b]Preflop:[/b] Hero is CO with J:diamond:, J:heart:. [color:#666666][i]1 fold[/i][/color], UTG+1 calls, UTG+2 calls, MP1 calls, MP2 calls, MP3 calls, [color:#CC3333]Hero raises[/color], [color:#666666][i]1 fold[/i][/color], SB […]