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If you struggle with anything from hand reading to bankroll management to tilt control and poker-life balance, this will be the channel for you.
Poker still has a stigma in society. What can people in the poker community do to de-stigmatize the game?
This video presents some ideas and examines how poker can just as easily be a wholesome game as an unhealthy one depending on how it is approached. Please subscribe to my channel if you enjoy it!
Do you struggle with knowing what to do when you are card dead in poker or during other times of inactivity? This video from PTO Poker provides some tips and explains how a meditation practice away from the table can be a separator when nothing appears to be happening.
Do your opponents perceive you as very tight at the poker table? This video shows a wild, cold 4-bet hand where looks can be deceiving. The video also distinguishes between true value bets and bets that are too thin and lead to problems when called.
Are you someone that can't stand losing at poker? Do you force plays that aren't there to avoid the emotions that come with losing? This video provides a different framework that can help you minimize your losses and rethink what losing even means in poker.
When you face the ultimate bad beat, what do you do to recover? The reality is your money is gone, and the past cannot be changed. All that matters is what comes next, and this video from PTO Poker provides tips on how to best move forward.
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Do you struggle playing from out of position against loose players in 3bet pots? And has your opponent ever turned his cards over mid-hand to get a read on you? If so, you'll find yourself right at home in this video!
What would you do you were having a great poker session and then a maniac bet a huge amount as you were preparing to leave that threatened your winning day? Now imagine that the maniac's betting line made little sense and his range was filled with bluffs. Would you make the scary call and put your profit at risk? This video provides some hand-reading tips and clues on how bet-sizing might impact your decision. It also talks through the very real emotions that go through most players' minds at the end of a session.
Do you find it challenging to play against aggressive professional poker players? It gets even harder when you are out of position and stacks are deep. This video provides some technical and mindset tips to beat the pros!
It's not easy to fold pocket aces post-flop, but this hand from @coachjoel23 covers a scenario where that's exactly what you should probably do. This is a hand where exploitative and GTO strategy are in direct conflict, so hopefully that leads to a healthy debate in the comments!
Want to know how much you can earn per hour playing poker? The exact rate will of course be dependent on the stakes you play and your own skill level. But this video provides a framework to calculate what is possible.