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Memory

by Steve Zolotow |  Published: Jan 31, 2018

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Most people don’t regard poker as a game that requires good memory skills. Gin? Yes. You must remember every card played and the sequence in which they were discarded. Bridge? Yes. You must not only remember every card, but also the bidding on the hand. And if that wasn’t enough, most top pairs use complicated bidding systems that require knowing pages of notes. Poker? Nope, everyone thinks you can just sit down and play. They are completely wrong. Poker, especially live poker, requires a tremendous memory. Why does live poker require much more memory than online? Let’s begin with some basic starting requirements. You have probably seen charts that list starting requirement for each position. There may even be a variety of charts for any one position depending on whether there are antes, stack sizes or the nature of the game. If you’re playing online, you can glance at the ...


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