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Painless Poker

Waiting for Straighters

Strategy Articles
My Love Relationship With Tightness
My Love Relationship With Tightness

I wanted to be a rock. In the ‘80s and ‘90s, to be called a rock was the highest achievement in poker. I craved that badge of honor, and the promised riches. A rock was a solid player, imperturbable, aggressive, fearless, and above all − tight. The player who mastered tightness also mastered patience. And back

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Checking Behind on the Flop with a Straight Draw at NLHE
Checking Behind on the Flop with a Straight Draw at NLHE

If the objective was to cash in on the equity of your starting hands more often than you do now by seeing more rivers than you do now, what would you change? If the objective was to win steady money at poker for life while experiencing the least possible amount of variance and stress, how

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Waiting for Straighters
Waiting for Straighters

  The entire book is below. Waiting for Straighters is also available in ebook  and audiobook (Amazon, Audible, iTunes) Introduction Introduction This article is about preflop play at no-limit holdem and pot-limit Omaha. It’s about basing some of your preflop decisions on whether or not you have a straighter. At holdem, a straighter is a

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Recent Blogs
What If You Could Fast-Forward Through the Folding?
What If You Could Fast-Forward Through the Folding?

  What if you could think of a range, and then fast-forward to your next naturally occurring hand in that range? Take me to my next pocket pair or ace-king or suited connector. And ZOOP! You’re there. The hands you folded while waiting for your chosen hands would take up zero time because you have

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How I Stay Steady by Playing Three Stakes at Once
How I Stay Steady by Playing Three Stakes at Once

Like all of my stabilizers, this one was born from necessity. My problem at no-limit was big pots. They were too important. Pumped up pots gave me a thumped up heart, which somehow blurred my vision. If I got coolered a couple times and I booked a losing session, I could always blame my poor

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I Freeze My Opponents By Playing POOP
I Freeze My Opponents By Playing POOP

My image at the poker table, so I’m told, is that of an old tight-ass. Maybe because of hands like this: Playing no-limit holdem, I had AK in the big blind. Everyone folded to the button who opened to 4x. The small blind folded. I called in the big blind, which is my standard play

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