Tag: pocket jacks

  • Losing your Preflop Edge with Premium Hands

    One of the biggest poker tips that’s preached by strategists is to isolate one player when you have a¬†premium¬†hand (AA, KK, QQ, AK). The reason why is because you have a much better chance to win the hand and take an opponent’s stack when there’s only one player to deal with. To illustrate how this…

  • Pius Heinz wins 2011 WSOP Main Event

    Ben Lamb may have been the talk of this year’s WSOP, but it was Pius Heinz winning the 2011 WSOP Main Event title, along with the top prize of $8.7 million. Heinz walked onto the final table with 108 million chips, which put him well ahead of the other two remaining players in Lamb (55.4…

  • Cold Calling in Poker

    One concept that beginning poker players may not be totally familiar with is cold calling. Basically, cold calling involves making a call when at least two actions have been made (one involving a raise) before your turn to act. For example, if one opponent bets, another opponent raises, and you call, this would be considered…