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Learning GTO Poker is no longer something that only matters to advanced players. Even if you’re relatively new to the game, it’s important that you learn the fundamentals of GTO poker. I’ve heard players say things like: “GTO doesn’t apply to my game. I just focus on exploiting my opponents.” These players don’t get it....

The idea that in order to be the best we need to play very loose pre-flop is often created by watching poker in movies or on television. Students of the game see people like Tom Dawn running these elaborate bluffs and they assume they need to replicate this strategy to truly crush their games. However there are huge differences in these games they are not accounting for....

You know the story. Here you are: diligently following your hand chart, waiting patiently for just the right cards that will guarantee you have an edge on that silly fish playing every hand. Finally, you look down at one of the best poker hands, AK, and suppress the urge to fist-pump. You raise, he calls, the flop lands, and your heart sinks. 9 5 2 WTF? Now what? Allow me to be of service. Here are some guidelines on how to play...

When I start coaching a new poker player, I'll often begin with this question: why do we bet in poker? Getting the answer right will make all of the difference. If you're frequently unsure of what to do post-flop, then the following information is really going to help you. We can break it down into three simple rules. Any time we choose to bet, it should satisfy one of these rules. In this poker streaming highlight I go...

The following is a review of the online poker site and tool pokerwarmup.com. Also note this post is the first contribution by Poker in a Box coach Brian. I've used this excellent tool recently and am impressed at how much it can help you with your poker warmup. Starting off with the Youtube instructional video: It is clear, concise and shows how straightforward it is to use and setup an account with goals. It indicates the importance of...