Hold’em

Continuation Betting

The following article was found on the 2+2 forums. The original post by bilbo-san is titled Why am I C-betting this again? (Theory, long) and can be found here. I thought it was a fantastic explanation of the different consideration you must make when continuation betting. It is an intermediate article for players that are already familiar with […]

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Range Merging Guide

Range merging is a more advanced concept in no limit Texas Hold’em that can help you to extract a little extra value from mediocre hands on the river. Sounds good right? But what exactly does it mean to “merge your range”? Unfortunately, whilst they are some great in-depth articles out there on this topic, very […]

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Exploitable and Unexploitable Poker

When playing No Limit Texas Hold’em, you have the ability to change your bet sizing whenever you want. You can bet larger when you have a good hand and smaller with a bad hand; This is known as exploitable poker. On the other hand, if you bet the same amount regardless of your own hand […]

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How to Semi Bluff

Unlike a regular bluff where your only chance of winning the pot comes from making your opponents fold, semi bluffing gives players two routes to win the pot. The first way is just the same as a regular bluff, making your opponents fold. The second is by winning the hand at showdown if your hand […]

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Rush Poker Guide

Rush Poker is a new feature which has been added by Full Tilt Poker. This is not a poker variant but it’s a way of playing poker which is extremely fast and it is available for Hold’em and Omaha. Players are placed in a pool and the pool can consist of hundreds of players. Once […]

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Crazy Pineapple Poker Rules

Crazy Pineapple Poker is a popular up-and-coming game in many home games and poker rooms. This game is a spin-off of its more often played cousin – Texas Hold’em. It creates a bit more diversity to Hold’em so you don’t have to sit around playing the same boring hands as always. Crazy Pineapple Poker allows […]

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Trikkur 15 – 50NL at Red Star Poker

I lose some all ins with big hands and have to fold an overpair or two during Trikkur 15. I ended up negative in the dollar count, but I believe this was a very successful session regardless. I think micro stakes players can learn two important lessons from this video; how to fold bigger hands […]

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Trikkur 14 – 200NL at Red Star Poker

This is an intermediate to advanced video for the small stakes players. I start by mixing 100NL and 200NL tables, but soon find 4 tables of only 200NL. I recorded this video at Red Star Poker, which was my main poker room at the time because of the great rakeback deal they offered. I teach […]

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Trikkur 13 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

I made this video because the PokerTrikz forum members were asking a lot of questions about proper bet sizing. I discuss the different factors you must consider when deciding your bet sizes and I have a few good sample hands. I played four 6-max tables of 200NL at Full Tilt Poker in this video; but […]

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Trikkur 12 – 200NL at Red Star Poker

Trikkur 12 is another training video for the intermediate poker players that are looking to improve their win rate. I cover some important concepts about merging your range and how to mix up your play. I also do a hand range analysis and debate the line I should take in order to extract the most […]

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Trikkur 11 – 200NL at Red Star Poker

This is my first video at Red Star Poker, which would eventually become my main poker site. I moved a part of my bankroll to Red Star in order to take advantage of the deposit bonus and great 33% rakeback offer. I originally was planning on clearing my bonus dollars and moving on to a […]

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Trikkur 10 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

This video is for the intermediate to advanced players that are already beating 100NL or 200NL games. I play only two tables of 6 max 200NL at Full Tilt Poker and play a loose aggressive preflop game. I didn’t prepare this video to be about squeeze plays and 3-betting light, but the situations kept arising […]

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Trikkur 9 – 100NL at Full Tilt Poker

Trikkur 9 is a good video for players of all skill levels to watch. I review some special ways that I table select with PokerTracker and also teach a new move called Stack-a-Donk. Even though I was focusing on table selecting and adapting to the fish; I actually manage to get beat up in quite […]

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Trikkur 8 – 100NL at Full Tilt Poker

This video was made by request from my 100NL students. Trikkur 8 is considered an intermediate video for players looking to move up in stakes from the micros or already have moved up, but are struggling at the harder games. I discuss a new move you can use called a blocking bet and review the […]

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Trikkur 7 – 25NL at Full Tilt Poker

This was my first video dedicated to the micro stakes. I moved down to 25NL and played six tables at Full Tilt Poker. I review what I call “ABC Poker” and how you can play straightforward, solid poker to become a winning player at these limits. There is also a discussion of varying opening hand […]

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Trikkur 6 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

This is a fun video because I catch a hot run of cards and get to show off a way to induce bluffs on the river a few times. I manage to hit a few sets with my pocket pairs and pick up Aces and Kings quite a few times. Sometimes you will run well […]

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Trikkur 5 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

The goal of the Trikkur 5 video was to discuss how to analyze your opponent’s hand range and narrow it down to just a few possibilities. I didn’t get into all the specifics yet, but this is a good introduction for lower stakes players that are just trying to grasp the concept. I also cover […]

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Trikkur 4 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

I return to 200NL at Full Tilt Poker in the Trikkur 4 poker training video. I explain how you can alter your continuation bet sizing depending on different factors at the table. By changing your bet sizing based on hand strength and board texture, you are able to increase your winnings while decreasing your losses. […]

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Trikkur 3 – 100NL at Full Tilt Poker

This video was an experiment in playing a Loose Aggressive style. I had just watched a training video at CardRunners and wanted to attempt raising every hand from the button. CTS, the CardRunners pro, had mentioned doing this himself for a week straight in order to improve his button play. I moved down to 100NL […]

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Trikkur 2 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

After the initial good responses to my first video, I decided that I wanted to continue making poker training videos. Recording my sessions was helping to improve my own poker game by forcing myself to do live commentary on my thought processes and then reviewing them later. I also realized it was also helping other […]

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Trikkur 1 – 200NL at Full Tilt Poker

This is the first poker video that I ever publicly released. I never imagined it would receive such great feedback and lead me to building PokerTrikz. At the time, I was a regular at the 200NL 6 max games on Full Tilt Poker. I wanted to do some live commentary while I played to force […]

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