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CPPT Golden Gates Event Begins Friday

This Friday, the Card Player Poker Tour will make its first ever trip to Black Hawk, Colorado to the Golden Gates Casino and Poker Parlour for a $600 buy-in event that runs from Jan. 19-21. ...


Cultivating Your Edges At No-Limit Hold’em — Part II

by Matt Glantz |  Published: Nov 28, 2012

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As we discussed in part I, all serious no-limit hold’em players who play 15 plus hours per week should spend a good percentage of their time studying the game to continually raise their level of skill. A great place to start is the inspection of how well you utilize your edges at the poker table. Below are some well-known and documented edges that successful poker players cultivate: • Skill advantage (Knowing you can outplay the villain overall) A. Math and highest EV bet lines B. Hand reading • Image (Having a killer winning/lucky image must be taken into account as it is a potent weapon) • Position (Having position is a tremendous weapon to hold) • Initiative (Important because the player with initiative is the ONLY player who can win without a hand) • Card advantage (Having strong premium hands or playing PP/SC only when highly profitable to do so) ...


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