Strip Texas Holdem

Could you explain why hand 4 and 5 are normal stripsqueez i think nate is more right than me re hand 4 - given that i have sensed wussiness in some of these hands i wasnt about to encourage more - i think its normal but close pre-flop and its normal but close to just keep on betting - you could give up on the flop or turn - when 1 goes on the flop i'm tilted to betting the turn as for 5 the average UTG raises loose so 77 is a perfectly respectable 3 bet on the button - i would 3 bet an open...

Shorthanded Poker A Secret about Winning

All those poker books and articles, as helpful as they may be, don't tell you everything you need to know to become a winning poker player. The pros know this secret. You don't hear Ted Forrest or Daniel Negreanu or Layne Flack (or just about any professional poker player for that matter) berating authors for giving away the secret formula to success. I didn't see an uproar in the poker community when Phil Hellmuth recently told us how to Play Poker Like the Pros. Why...

Fundamental

To win at short-handed poker, you must be observant. I might be a poker purist, but I believe good poker should include a high degree of bluffing, aggression, and guts. That's certainly how mass society views the game. But the truth in full ring games, especially at low limits, is that bluffs are usually bad plays, tightness is often a huge factor separating winners and losers, and guts have far less to do with how much is won than Hollywood would ever have us believe. Utilizing a good...