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Zigging When They Zag

Zigging When They Zag

by Ed Miller |  Published: Jul 27, 2011


Small stakes no-limit hold’em cash games are a potential gold mine. The players are bad. In nearly every hand, someone makes a significant mistake. It would seem that a student of the game could expect to reap massive rewards simply by sitting in a game and waiting for good hands. But it’s not so. Many players struggle to beat these games, even as they see their opponents make obvious mistake after obvious mistake. What’s the problem? Identifying mistakes isn’t enough. You have to do two other things. First, you have to identify the correct counter-strategy to take advantage of your opponents’ mistakes. Second, you have to execute that strategy consistently. You have to zig when they zag. In this article, I’ll discuss a few common mistakes in small-stakes games and how to take advantage of them. Mistake No. 1. Playing too many hands preflop for too much money. This one ...

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