Do you know why you’re betting?

Betting for no reason is a huge leak as it leads to thoughtless, -EV decisions. If you’re just betting to bet or raising to raise, you’re spewing chips at your opponents and the smart ones will be able to capitalize on that. In this episode, I discuss the 3 real reasons to make any bet […]

Leak 3: Open Limp | Podcast #189

In this episode, I teach you why the open limp is a leak and how to quickly fix it. This episode was originally published on 6.2.18 and re-released on 9.23.21. What Are You Saying With Your Open Limp? What is the first preflop move that will definitively tell you a player at your table is […]

Turn Your Poker Weak Points Into Strong Points

turn weak points into strong points

You must tackle your poker weak points and turn them into strong points. In this article and podcast, I give you the 3 key elements of doing exactly this. But first… Here’s what you need to do… Choose your BIGGEST WEAK POINT and devote the next 2 weeks to improving it. All of your study […]

The 3 Things You MUST Do Before Hiring a Poker Coach

So, you’re thinking about hiring a poker coach? Great idea. Your coach will figure out your areas of opportunity, give you strategies to improve your skills and he’ll help you grow into the player you want to be. However, your coach will naturally begin by tackling all your easy-to-spot areas of opportunity: the low hanging […]

Finding Leaky Hands to Study with PokerTracker 4

I get lots of emails from listeners and Poker Forge members about plugging their leaky spots. These leaky spots cause them to lose money and potentially stay at their current buy-in level for a really long time. One of the study techniques I like to guide people towards is studying their database of hands in […]

Improve Your Preflop 3bet Defense

What is 3bet Defense? 3bet defense is a strategy that you must employ after open-raising or raising over limpers preflop and somebody re-raises you with a 3bet. Your 3bet defense options are to either fold, call or re-raise 4bet (if the 3bet was not an all-in shove). The option you choose to take depends on […]