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Below are a list of free to read poker strategy articles that will take your poker game to the next level! Unlike our list of the best structured online poker courses, these articles (and free poker training videos) typically cover a single topic. 

Texas Holdem Poker Lessons

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    Poker Stats You Should Track

    Mastering online poker involves a lot of practice and using the right tools at the right time. Poker stats give you an idea on your opponent's style of play. Different poker software offers a large number of statistics. However, not all statistics are important and necessary. Today, we will talk about the few main poker stats which you can track with a good poker stats tracker to know about your opponent and play accordingly.

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    51 Texas Holdem Tips And Strategies

    Poker is a game that is constantly evolving. Strategies employed by today’s players are very different than what players were using even a few years ago. However, there are many timeless poker tips that will always apply...

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    GTO Poker Solver: Should You Use a Program Like PioSolver in 2020?

    You might have heard of game theory optimal (GTO) or GTO poker solvers before. You might have also heard that you shouldn't try to play GTO, that you should …

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  • 3-betting in poker


    The 3-bet is one of the most powerful and misunderstood plays in poker. Playing optimally in 3-bet pots versus your opponents can generate huge profits. Few players understand the science or the art of 3-betting...

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    3 Money-Making Adjustments Based on HUD Stats

    If you play online poker and you want to make more money by using the HUD at your disposal, this article is perfect for you. You are going to learn 3 easy to spot leaks that many players have and how to take advantage of them right away.

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Poker Tournament Lessons

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    Online Poker Tournament Strategy

    So perhaps you’re sick of the micros? Or maybe you’ve played a few poker freerolls and had some success, or won your last poker tournament home game? Now the …

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    Can your Poker Bankroll Handle MTTs?

    Primarily playing large field poker tournaments is one of the easiest ways to go broke! Winning players can play thousands of these events without showing profit simply because the poker variance is so high. If you believe you are a winning poker player, but are not getting the results you expect from tournament play, then you will find the information presented in this article as helpful as it is shocking!

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    Tournament Poker Bankroll Calculator

    The two biggest factors for calculating your minimum tournament bankroll are ROI and tournament field size. In this article, we present tables that not only allow you to easily estimate your required poker bankroll, but also show you why you should be playing smaller tournaments! If you feel you are a winning tournament player, but are not getting the results you feel you deserve, then the problem may be with your bankroll management, not your play.

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  • ICM in PKO tournaments

    ICM Effect in a PKO Tournament

    ICM is a widely used mathematical model that is used to determine your equity in a tournament based on your current chip amount and the payout structure of that …

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Omaha Poker Lessons

General Poker Strategy Lessons

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    Big Blind Strategy – Master the Big Blind Position

    The most important position at the table is the big blind. You’ll be seeing flops the most often from this position over your poker career. It also happens to …

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    Counting Outs & Drawing In Poker

    Learning the basics of counting outs is another step on your poker journey to becoming a proficient player. Have you ever wondered what professional poker players are thinking about before making a decision? In many case, they're counting their outs. Don't worry if math isn't your strong suit, counting outs is just basic addition and multiplication.

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    How to Make Money Playing Poker (Part 1 of 3)

    This is part one of a three-part series on how to really make money playing poker. You can either watch the 56 minute video, or read the transcribed video as an article. This exciting and in-depth series about the A to Z’s on how to be profitable playing poker long-term was created by John Anhalt, who has been playing poker professionally for over 15 years.

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    Never Go Broke Playing Poker

    Despite winning the WSOP Main Event in 1980 and then again in 1981, by 1997 Stu Ungar was deeply in debt and had to be staked $10,000 to play the WSOP Main Event that year, which he won, splitting the $1,000,000 prize. By 1998, he was broke again and in October borrowed $25,000. A month later he was found dead in a hotel room with just $800.

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    Expected Value In Poker

    Expected Value (EV) is a way of calculating how much we can expect to make (on average) in a particular situation. EV is a term typically associated with poker, but it can also be applied to many areas of life outside the poker room. It is essentially a risk versus reward calculation, and mastering this skill will not only make you a more profitable poker player, but will also make you a better decision maker in general!

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Free Live Poker Lessons

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    A Reliable Tell

    When playing live there are some tells that are nearly always reliable. Most have to have a pattern established before categorizing them as reliable, but there are some very reliable tells that remain amazingly consistent. The most reliable live tell...

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