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While streaming my $200 to $10,000 poker challenge on twitch, the viewers asked for some advice on proper bankroll management. This was my quick and dirty breakdown of buy-in requirements based on risk tolerance. To reiterate: a 20 buy-in roll is an absolute minimum that you should start with if you are going to take this seriously. In most cases, I would aim higher: from 30 to 50 buy-ins. For example, if you want to start out...

Don't let tilt kill your win-rate and rob your roll. Here are my top 10 poker tips on winning the mental game and achieving poker nirvana. 1. Detachment from Money Your ultimate poker strategy for overcoming tilt is to relinquish all attachments to your monetary results. Your goal is to reach a zen-like state, poker nirvana, where you are playing purely for the joy of the game with your focus on making the best decisions you can. When...

Red lines are all the rage and rightly so. Improving your red line means you're taking down more pots. What's a good way to win more pots? Learn to bluff more effectively. Using blockers with your bluffs will definitely increase their success rate. What are blockers? A blockers are simply cards in your hand that reduce the combos of strong hands your opponent can have. If you have an Ace in your hand, then that's one less Ace...

I feel so blessed and grateful to be doing this: playing poker professionally. It's been over 12 years now, and it seems to get better and more enjoyable with each passing month. It gets easier too, I gotta say. I see others around me get burned out or fade out or bust out, and I guess I've been lucky. Poker Pro Lifestyle Doors seem to be opening all the time now. The site is really taking off. The...

You know your poker strategy is getting sophisticated when you're starting to think in terms of hand ranges. At first, you're probably just trying to figure out if your hand is good or whether you should bluff. Then eventually you start to think about what hand your opponent has. And finally there's this moment where the clouds part and the light of the heavens shines down, and you say: HAND RANGES! That's it! Of course. It's...