Profiling Poker Opponents – Definitive Guide (2023)

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Find out how you can begin to start profiling poker opponents (i.e. understanding what your opponents are up to, even without seeing their cards)! This will allow you to come up with tactics (as part of your overall strategy) to exploit them.

  • Categorising your opponents is vital to being able to put them on accurate ranges.
  • You won’t know the exact cards the villain is playing unless there is a showdown.
  • However, you can see their frequencies.
  • Villains cannot escape frequencies in the long run.
  • Start reading our comprehensive guide to find out more.
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Preflop Hand Selection – Definitive Guide (2023)

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The decision you make most often during a poker game is if to fold or play the hand dealt. Infact, you make this decision every single hand! Therefore, it is vital you have a solid strategy regarding this!

  • If you get your preflop hand selection wrong, then you are setting yourself up for a fall postflop. It will be difficult to recover.
  • Find out in what circumstances you should memorise hand charts in advance, and when you absolutely shouldn’t.
  • Find out how position and stack depth affects the hands you should be playing.
  • We also cover important live poker preflop hand selection considerations.
  • Start reading our comprehensive guide, to learn everything about preflop hand selection.
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Poker Betting – Definitive Guide (2023)

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This in-depth guide covers everything we think you need to consider (including reasons, and sizing) regarding poker betting.

  • Understanding poker betting incentives, should be a vital part of your overall strategy.
  • Thus, we cover a wide variety of poker betting topics – all explained in an easy to understand way.
    • good and bad reasons to bet
    • postflop bet sizing
    • donk betting
    • slow/fast playing
    • equity realisation/denial
    • limping
    • floating
    • indifference
    • random decisions
    • elasticity/inelasticity.
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Casino Strategies – Definitive Guide (2023)

Which casino strategies work in your favour, and which should be avoided?

  • Casino strategies that work in your favour include finding the lowest house edges, and practicing bankroll management.
  • Importantly, you should avoid employing any version of the Martingale strategy, or falling for the Gambler’s Fallacy.
  • Our definitive guide is your one stop resource for casino strategies. You should understand these before placing any further casino bets.
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Avoid Tilt – Definitive Guide (2023)

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We explore some practical ways to avoid tilt, that you can start doing immediately. Plus, we look at variance and downswings.

  • Tilt, in a poker hand, can be defined as any negative deviation from the way a player would have played that hand had he been thinking rationally to the best of their current ability, without letting any emotions cloud their thought process.
  • Tilt will likely affect almost every player who plays poker, and can occur for an endless amount of reasons.
  • We also explain why variance is great (even though it may not seem that way at first). Plus, how to cope with downswings (which are almost certainly inevitable if you play long enough).
  • Dive into our comprehensive guide to avoiding tilt.
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Horse Racing Betting – Definitive Guide (2023)

Learn the key differences between the popular types of races, available for horse racing betting. Learn about horse racing form, and you’ll know your 3F-1211 from 70-66U5!

  • In Great Britain, you’ll find Flat Racing, and National Hunt Racing. Understand, which horses are more suited to the different race types. Also, what exactly is a furlong?
  • Find out how handicap horse racing works, where the better horses are given a disadvantage. We explain how if the horses have been handicapped, how you might go about picking a winner.
  • 3F-1211 or 70-66U5 isn’t gibberish – it’s how a horse’s recent results are commonly indicated. We explain how to understand horse racing form, so you can use it to inform your horse racing betting decisions.
  • Find out everything you every wanted to know about horse racing betting with this definitive guide.
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Poker Ranges – Definitive Guide (2023)

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Learn all about range construction, polarised vs condensed ranges, live poker ranges, and GTO strategies.

  • We think it is imperative you always think in terms of range construction, and never just react to what happens.
  • Learn all about poker ranges with this definitive guide.
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Betting Odds – Definitive Guide (2023)

Understand the 2 common betting odds systems, and when and why it is useful to switch between them. Plus, we cover Starting Price, Overround, and Wisdom of the Crowd.

  • Fractional odds (e.g. 5/1) make it easy to see how much profit could be made relative to the stake. However, different possible denominators may make comparing odds at a glance difficult.
  • Decimal odds (e.g. 6.0) make it easy to calculate accumulator returns quickly, as well as comparing odds at a glance.
  • Switching odds formats is easy to do with most online bookmakers, and may be helpful depending on what you are doing at the time.
  • Learn about Starting Price betting, where you do not know in advance what odds you are getting. Nevertheless, sometimes this might be a good option (or even the only option).
  • Find out what overround is, how it affects any bet you place. Understand it is in your interest to find relatively low overrounds.
  • We also cover how Wisdom of the Crowd affect odds.
  • Get stuck in to our definitive guide to learn all this essential information, before you place your next bet.
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