Monthly Archives: December 2012

Playing ahead and behind

The notion of being ahead or behind in Texas hold’em can sound a bit abstract for those who haven’t played the game. In tournaments you are playing behind when the blinds are growing at an accelerated pace and the amounts … Continue reading

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What does the Calldown stand for?

The concept of calldown is quite exciting, and those who hear it for the first time are wondering what exactly does it stand for. A keen observer would probably draw the conclusion that this has to be a hybrid between … Continue reading

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Which hands have showdown value?

One of the questions that is on the lips of every poker player, is which cards have showdown value and how to play them extract the maximum gains. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer for this seemingly simple question, with … Continue reading

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Conscious tells in Texas hold ’em

Poker players will constantly try to deceive their opponents, especially in live games where they are interacting on multiple levels with other players. There are a couple of conscious tells that when understood, can help players see through their opponents … Continue reading

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