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Never Interrupt Your Enemy When He is Making A Mistake

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: Jan 07, 2015


Poker is frequently compared to war. Hands are the battles that make up the war. In all wars, it is important to know why you are fighting and what will signify a victory (My personal opinion is that the United States has conducted most of its recent wars without understanding this. We aren’t clear why we are fighting, what result we hope to achieve, and how we will know we’ve won). Poker is much simpler than politics. The objective is to win money. To be more specific, it is to win the maximum while risking the minimum over a given period of time. Players often appear to focus on winning pots or winnings sessions, not winning money over a long period of time. Let’s look briefly at those two faulty objectives. If you focus on winning pots, you may play too many hands. You may stay in a hand too ...

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