Poker Lessons / Bluffing & Plays

Poker lessons that focus on bluffing concepts and skilled betting moves/plays.

If you’re not bluffing or making moves then you aren’t playing people and poker is a people game. However, there’s a time and place to succeed in bluffing. Read more

In poker you have to bluff some of the time and semi-bluffing with drawing hands is a solid poker strategy that can pay off for you in a … Read more

A bet from a poker player on the flop who raised pre-flop is known as a continuation bet or simply a c-bet. Why and when should you make … Read more

Slow-playing is when a poker player disguises the true strength of their hand as a bait or trap. Let’s examine the conditions required for slow-playing. Read more

Poker tells come in two forms – betting patterns and physical poker tells. In this poker lesson we also provide a laundry list of common poker tells. Read more

In poker there are many ways to use position to your advantage and in this lesson we focus on strategies for using position both pre-flop and post-flop. Read more

In poker each bet and action will tell a story about your hand and it’s your job to make that story as believable as possible in order to … Read more

When you get down to poker basics, the check raise is simple. When should you check raise rather than putting out a bet? Let’s examine some of the … Read more

In poker, great laydowns are hard to make. Let’s explore the elements of risk and reward along with several factors that could help with your decisions. Read more

The float play can be a very effective poker strategy in both cash games and tournament play. Let’s review the criteria required for a successful float play Read more