Even if a person is dealt a good hand in poker, they still have to understand the fundamentals and nuances of the game to know two things: to play it instead of folding, and how to play it for maximum value. Holding pocket aces and folding after the flop probably won’t do you any good.
Author Archives: Bharat Krishnan
In poker, most successful competitors only play 15-30% of the hands they’re dealt. They play “tight aggressively,” meaning that players only play a limited number of hands, but do so aggressively by betting and raising often. There are some other very good poker players who play more loosely, between 30-50% of the hands they are