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Entries from November 2008

Hand Reading on the Flop - Heads Up

November 23rd, 2008 by Gugel · 1 Comment · Hand Reading and Tells

Now that you have some idea on what hands you should be playing preflop, you should understand how often and how good of a hand you will hit on the flop. This is what your opponent will be thinking about.
Hands Reading on the Button
Take a look at the preflop hand ranges post. Notice [...]

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Heads Up $50 NL Video

November 17th, 2008 by Gugel · 1 Comment · General

I recorded a quick 15 minute heads up session. The quality of the video isnt the greatest but you can see my cards and hear my voice and thats pretty much all that matters.
As always, share your thoughts, comments, and questions.

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Heads Up NL Preflop Hand Ranges

November 15th, 2008 by Gugel · 6 Comments · Preflop

I can almost immediately tell how good my opponent is by their preflop hand selection. A good opponent is aware of the advantages of position. He’ll be aggressive on the button and tight in the BB. Just how aggressive should you be on the button and how tight should you be in the big blind? [...]

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Lie Detection

November 8th, 2008 by Gugel · No Comments · Psychology

A detective pounds on the desk and looks the criminal in the eye. The uneasy crook fidgets and cant meet the detectives gaze. It looks like we have a liar here, the detective declares.
Despite what Hollywood would have you believe, fidgeting and avoid eye gaze show absolutely no correlation with lying. I’m here to tell [...]

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How to Control Tilt

November 5th, 2008 by Gugel · No Comments · Psychology

We’ve all done it. We ask ourselves how an idiot can stupidly win so many pots. At some point in our poker careers, we’ve thought that “it’s my turn to win” or “that donks luck is bound to run out!” Unfortunately, that’s not how poker works. Each hand is an independent event. The hands before [...]

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