Free Poker Lessons Online

Last Updated: 27 April 2020

Free Poker Lessons Online

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. 

Although each of these free poker lessons is excellent, if you truly want to improve your poker skills, you should consider investing in poker software, poker books, and possibly joining one of the best poker training sites.

Texas Holdem Poker Lessons

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    Start Crushing A-High Flops

    Watch an excellent FREE poker coaching session from James "SplitSuit" Sweeney focused on crafting a better strategy for Ace-high flops. See where your opponents go wrong on these boards and how you can make powerful modifications to your playbook to exploit players who approach these boards incorrectly.

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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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    Pre-Flop Poker Checklist

    Pre-flop play should be fairly simple, but most players struggle because they lack a plan. To make your life easier, James "SplitSuit" Sweeney put together a pre-flop checklist that you can begin using in your next session. This pre-flop checklist contains just 6 things that will keep you focused on the right information and help you decide if you should fold, limp-behind, or attack with a big raise.

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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 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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    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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    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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Omaha Poker Lessons

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    6 Key Differences Between Pot Limit Omaha and No Limit Hold'em

    Many elements of Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) and No Limit Hold’Em (NLH) play are similar. However, there are key differences which distinguish the two games. The increase to four pocket…

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General Poker Strategy Lessons

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    Poker Bluffing 101

    Bluffing is one of the most important skills a poker player can have. Anybody can wait around for a big hand and hope to get paid off – that takes almost zero skill. But knowing what goes into a great bluff and how best to execute a +EV play with weak cards is a key differentiator between winning, losing, and breakeven players.

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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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Free Live Poker Lessons

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    A Reliable Live Poker 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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    Live & Casino Poker Strategy 101

    Live poker, and poker played in casinos and cardrooms, requires some strategic nuance to win more per hour. With some basic adjustments and a deeper understanding of the game flow, you’ll find both preflop and postflop much easier to play.

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Free Poker Training

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  1. Watch free poker training videos and use what you learn to turn your initial deposit into a nice poker bankroll!

Other Articles

How to Crush WSOP Online Tournaments

️️Tournament poker strategy has evolved a lot since the start of the poker boom, which was fueled by Chris Moneymaker’s WSOP Main Event win in 2003. Long-time players can remember the Harrington on Hold’em series of poker books, which introduced groundbreaking information in those early days of online poker.  Add modern-day poker solvers and poker players who excel at data analysis to the picture and what you have is a very different game!

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Panama City Poker Rooms

Only 3 casinos in Panama City have active poker games, but each have regular games every night with stakes ranging from $1/$2 to $25/$50. While the rake is excessive, there is plenty of loose action that more than makes up for it. Between the availability of high stakes and the abundance of loose action, Panama City is one of the best places to play poker in Central America.

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PokerStars Chests Rakeback Explained

In this detailed article, we explain exactly how the PokerStars Stars Rewards program works, and how little rakeback you can expect to receive. We compare Stars Rewards to the old Supernova VIP program, and explain why PokerStars made such a radical shift in their approach to loyalty rewards. Originally, we hoped this new focus on losing players was an attempt to better sustain the poker economy, but additional changes to Stars Rewards made it clear that PokerStars are only interested in maximizing profits at the expense of their customers.

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