This course takes you from fundamental through advanced strategy to strengthen your game at any level, live or online. More than 20 hours of detailed instruction on No-Limit Hold’em cash games.
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Cash Games vs. Tournaments
Cash games and tournaments are two very different games. Although there is some overlap, they require entirely separate strategies. If you sit down at a cash table planning to use the same approach that you’ve learned as a tournament player, it could be disastrous. We’ll clarify the differences between the two games and prepare you for winning play.
Poker is a game of small edges. Over a lifetime of playing, little things make a big difference to your profits. The profit in poker comes from consistently making sound decisions over time, exploiting the skill discrepancy between you and your opponents. If you’re doing something right that your opponents don’t do, or if you don’t make a mistake that they make regularly, that directly translates into profit for you. These frequently overlooked aspects of the game can make the difference between winning and losing. That’s why the best players in the world push small edges harder than anyone else.
No-Limit Hold’em is an incredibly volatile game. Downswings are a simple reality of playing. Dealing with these inevitable bad runs is key to poker success. The size of your bankroll should determine what stakes you can play in, when to move up levels, and when it makes sense to spend your winnings. We’ll take you through the ins and outs of money management, so you can make the best possible use of your bankroll.
Knowing what the odds are at various points throughout a hand is critical to making correct decisions. Using the odds helps you know when it’s correct to call, or when you’re better off raising or folding. It also helps you know which amounts you should bet to prevent your opponents from being able to play profitably against you. Often players think they understand these crucial concepts, but in fact there are many widespread misconceptions about them. You’ll learn the fundamental math you need to apply the odds in various situations, along with clear instructions on outs, pot odds, and implied odds.
You might think of preflop play as memorizing a starting-hand chart, but we want you to have a more comprehensive understanding. We’ll teach you to evaluate all the commonly occurring preflop situations so that you can learn when to get involved in hands and when you should wait for more profitable opportunities. Learn how to take position, stack size, and opponents into account when you decide whether to fold, call, or raise preflop.
In deep-stacked cash games, the majority of critical decisions occur postflop. Learn to minimize your losses by getting away from certain hands early, and to maximize value when you flop a strong hand. Find out when to continuation bet and when not to, how to play your draws, and how to play big hands in and out of position. We’ll go over how to handle yourself on the turn and what you should consider on the river.
Online poker is a powerful learning tool that can improve your game in remarkable ways. We’ll help you get the most from it by showing you the tools pros use to improve their online play, and to track and evaluate their results. We’ll clear up some critical misunderstandings about the differences between live and online play, and show you how you can use online poker to improve your live game. Whether you’ve been playing for years or are just starting out, we’ll show you how to increase your earnings online.