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Jackson Straightened Out

Ezell Jackson limped from the button, Dana Kellstrom checked from the small blind and the two checked down a board of 1073QJ. Kellstrom showed J8 but Jackson rivered the straight with K9 to take the ...


Leveling Up

by Jonathan Little |  Published: Mar 19, 2014

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“Leveling up” refers to when you make a breakthrough in your thought process about poker that allows you to take your game to the next level. Poker is awesome because every player has the capability to get better, assuming he is willing to put in the requisite time and energy, studying the game diligently both at and away from the table. In this article, I am going to list a few of the concepts I have learned during different stages of my career that propelled me from being a weak-tight nit who was scared to put money into the pot to a top professional. When I first started playing poker, I thought I was supposed to look at my cards and put money in the pot when I had a strong hand, as all of the 20 year old books suggested. I was sadly mistaken. You must be able to ...


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