Playing against unknown players who you have zero information on can be tricky - but when you know what to look for it becomes a ton easier. James "SplitSuit" Sweeney answers player's questions about playing against brand-new opponents so you know what to look for in your next session.
Doug Hull hosts this episode and explores some of the common poker rules you see - and explains why they exist and how they protect you. Common rules like the one-chip rule, burn cards, and the 'show one/show all' rule are discussed along with many others.
Doug Hull and Ray Kondler sit down to discuss how taxes work as a poker player. Ray explains how things differ between professionals and recreational players, how taxes impact non-US players who come for the WSOP, and more.
Hand reading is a crucial part of becoming a great poker player - and this episode is all about understanding the key parts of a preflop range. James "SplitSuit" Sweeney explains what these 5 parts are along with questions to ask yourself to improve your hand reading skills ASAP.
Doug Hull hosts this episode and has a single goal - to help your first trip at a card room go well! If this is your first time playing live poker you'll learn what to do when you enter the poker room, how these games work, and tips to ensure you don't make any social faux pas along the way.
A good poker player has a strong plan of attack before entering a pot - and this episode gives you a checklist to create that plan! James "SplitSuit" Sweeney shares 5 questions to ask and answer before you put a single chip in the pot.
Doug Hull hosts this episode and discusses showdowns in live games. The goal is to ensure you never muck a winning hand and gives some good rules of thumb for etiquette at the table.
GTO Poker has become all the rage over the last couple years - but how important is it? Mike Gano joins the podcast to discuss how he got started with GTO, the tools he uses, and how GTO has impacted his overall strategy.
"ABC Poker" is a term that gets used everywhere, but is it an insult or a compliment? James "SplitSuit" Sweeney explains the good, bad, and ugly of this strategy while giving some simple pointers for exploiting this style.
Whether you are setting resolutions for the new year, or just trying to set some good overall poker goals, this episode has you covered. James "SplitSuit" Sweeney explains how to set the right kinds of goals in poker using the SMART framework.
Does "perfect poker" exist? James "SplitSuit" Sweeney explains why perfectionism is a terrible trait for poker players to have and provides a more powerful way of viewing your strategy.
Ever wonder what bad poker players are thinking? What is going through their mind as they make yet another terrible play? Doug Hull hosts this episode and shares the insights he got from reviewing the play and thought process of an unstudied player.
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Should you play cash games, poker tournaments, or both? We ask our coaches to weigh in and share which variant they play, why, and things you should keep in mind when choosing the right style for you. Coaches include Jonathan Little, Dr. Tricia Cardner, Christian Soto, James "SplitSuit" Sweeney, and Gareth James.
Today's podcast is all about downswings in poker. We have a conversation with our coaches about the downswings they've been on, how they've worked through them, and things to do if you are in the midst of a rough patch. Coaches include Jonathan Little, Mike Gano, Dr. Tricia Cardner, Christian Soto, Doug Hull, Derric Haynie, and Gareth James.
We have a great conversation about aggression on the tables. Our coaches discuss why being aggressive is good, why being bad/aggressive is terrible, and give you some easy ways to increase your own aggression today. Coaches include Jonathan Little, Mike Gano, Dr. Tricia Cardner, Christian Soto, Doug Hull, Derric Haynie, and Gareth James, and James "SplitSuit" Sweeney.
Poker coaches open up about the best pieces of poker advice they ever received. Use these tips and gems to improve your own poker strategy even quicker. Coaches include Jonathan Little, Doug Hull, Christian Soto, Gareth James, Mike Gano, James "SplitSuit" Sweeney, and Dr. Tricia Cardner.
Do you play in really soft poker games - games with tons of bad players, multi-way pots, and terrible plays? Sweeney gives 5 tips for beating this game condition on a consistent basis.
Want to improve your poker game quicker? A number of Red Chip Poker coaches share their thoughts on how to study poker, how to improve faster, and what has worked best for them. Coaches include Jonathan Little, Mike Gano, Dr. Tricia Cardner, Christian Soto, Doug Hull, Derric Haynie, and Gareth James.
There comes a time in every TAG's life when they need to decide if it's right to loosen up and play more hands. SplitSuit dives into this concept and explains when you should open up your ranges, why, and some very simple tips for playing extra hands. NITS BEWARE!