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Variance in Poker Tournaments

What differentiates poker from all other games is variance. It’s a game of luck and skill wherein the long-run best players will win, but short-term winning players will lose regularly to less talented players. If you think of any other strategy game, you’ll find out fast which player is a better one. In poker and […]

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HUD tips

How to use Continuation Bet Limped Pot Stat

One of the most beneficial HUD-statistic for a heads-up hyper-turbo player is the continuation bet limped pot stat. It shows how often an opponent takes the initiative and bet (out of the position) on the flop in circumstances where the preflop action is limp-check. I have noticed that most of the low-stakes players have a […]

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Daily fast

Heads-Up Hyper-Turbo at PartyPoker

Today in the Daily Fast, I decided to play a heads-up hyper-turbo tournament at PartyPoker. As before, I will go through every hand I play and explain my actions. Blind level 1: (10/20) Hand 1: I limp K♥2♥ from the button. The villain raises to $70 and I fold my hand. (stack $480) Hand 2: […]

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News

PartyPoker Made Radical Changes to Heads-Up Cash Games

Rob Yong released a tweet yesterday telling in behalf of PartyPoker, that they will begin to show players real names in heads-up cash-games instead of player aliases. The change was put on use yesterday, the 12th of August. Is this a good improvement to heads-up cash tables? What about poker in general? When I started […]

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Daily fast

Daily Fast: $3,5 USD Heads-Up Hyper-Turbo Tournament

$3,5 heads-up tournament – every action explained. Blind level 1 – 10/20 Hand 1: I min-bet J♥4♥ from the button and the big blind calls. In my experience, it is profitable to open up to 80% of the hands from the button in low-stakes heads-up hyper-turbo tournament. It is important to understand that if we […]

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Tips and Tricks

Balance Preflop Checking Range with Ace-Rags

Should We Ever Check Ace from the big blind before the flop? You’re playing heads-up hyper-turbo sit and go tournament against an unknown villain and you decide to limp from the button with 79o. The villain checks from the small blind. The flop comes A75 rainbow and the villain donk leads (bets out of the […]

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