Strategy

From $10 to $1,000 the easy (smart) way

Unlike many other players who turn pro after a big tournament score, my poker career started with $10 on micro-stakes. It has been a long grind to where I am today, so I am very familiar with how poker players with modest bankrolls trying to move up stakes feel. Naturally when I decided to LiveStrea...more

by Jorge "Baalim"Limon on March 1, 2016 10:10 AM

ZOOM strategy with Randy "nanonoko" Lew

If you want to do something special or unusual and achieve an ambitious goal that really sets you on fire when you think about it, you have to be prepared to change. Otherwise just look back at the last five years of your life and... well, expect more of the same.Here at PokerSchoolOnline many of us...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on March 12, 2015 6:34 AM

Watch and learn as 'nanonoko' plays WCOOP Event #48

There are not too many events that offer you the opportunity to become a World Champion and to have a shot at some life changing prize-money, all without ever having to leave the comfort of your own home. As poker players we are lucky because the PokerStars World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP)...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on September 26, 2014 2:59 AM

To slowplay or not to slowplay?

Flopping the nuts is great; however, a lot of players really struggle with getting the most value out of the hand. Questions arise as to whether it's better to smooth-call an opponent's raise or should we re-raise instead? In this new edition of Poker Bites at PokerSchoolOnline we hear the thoughts ...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on September 19, 2014 7:04 AM

Strategy: Is top pair good enough to call down with?

By PokerSchoolOnlineIt's an age old question that generations of poker players have been debating for years and probably will for many years to come, is top pair really good enough to call down with? Of course the answer to the question cannot be generalised as each poker situation is very unique ho...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on September 5, 2014 6:28 AM

Strategy: Playing monsters optimally

How do you play small pairs pre-flop? Ever wonder whether it's better to check-call or lead out with a bet if you flop a monster in early position?In this week's video we hear the thoughts of Team Online members Isaac 'Ike Haxton' Haxton, Felix 'xflixx' Schneiders and Randy 'nanonoko' Lew on an unbe...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on August 15, 2014 8:30 AM

Strategy: Some poker hands look better than they actually are

This week's featured hand is one that was posted on BOOM Replayer by Team PokerStars PRO Martin 'AABenjaminAA' HrubĂ˝ where he's dealt pockets queens in the big blind. As we will learn, we shouldn't just simply three-bet because we have a big pair, whether to re-raise or not should be dependent on ou...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on August 8, 2014 8:17 AM

One of ElkY's most talked about hands

Poker bites are short videos in which the Pros teach you how to deal with those tough spots at the table. Every week at PokerSchoolOnline you will find a new episode for your poker brain to chew on. In the latest edition we discuss one of the most talked about hands ever shared on PokerStars BOOM Re...more

by PokerSchoolOnline on August 1, 2014 6:51 AM

Psychology in poker: Perception and its influence on tilt

Like in every aspect in life, the human psyche plays a big in role in how we perceive things, and react toward them. This is especially true with poker, as it's a very mental activity. In this article I want to address the biggest problems we face when dealing with poker. Namely, how faulty our perc...more

by Matthias Brandner on May 30, 2014 6:54 AM

The Bonus Cut: Martin Finger fails to pull the trigger. Would you?

This week's Bonus Cut features a 'sweat with' that sees EPT winner Martin Finger clash with two of his high stakes compatriots during the EPT London High Roller. It's three-handed play when Finger is dealt the very playable ten-eight offsuit on the button. Watch the clip. Do you think that Finger sh...more

by Rick Dacey on April 11, 2014 5:32 AM
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