Poker Coverage:

“Tell” Me What You Think

by Bernard Lee |  Published: Sep 02, 2015


A few weeks ago, I wrote a column in Card Player on “Tells” (June 10, 2015; Volume 28: No 12). I described some basic tells to watch out for preflop and post-flop since most of the action occurs during these two critical stages of the hand. Of course, one can also detect tells on the turn and/or river as well. With the issue being released during the 2015 World Series of Poker (WSOP), I was approached by numerous players about this column. Players asked for advice on how to improve this aspect of their game. Some wanted to know where to focus on their opponents to pick up on tells. Others described specific opponent tells to me, asking for my thoughts. Overall, I stated a couple of assessments to most of these players. 1) It is easy to discuss tells, but sometimes it is hard to recognize them, especially while ...

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