Long term online poker success with winning strategies – register for free!
The best strategies With the correct strategy, poker becomes an easy game. Our authors show you how to succeed, one step at a time.
The smartest thinkers Learn from and with internationally successful poker pros, in our live coaching sessions and in the forum.
Free poker money PokerStrategy.com is free of charge. Additionally there is free poker money waiting for you.
Before the Flop - When do You Raise?
IntroductionIn this article
- How to play very strong hands
- How to play marginal hands
- How to play other groups of hands
In the article about the pre-flop game basics you've already learned the basic principles of pre-flop play. Since these principles are very dynamic and dependent on many factors, it is relatively difficult (if not impossible) to display them in a chart.
For this reason, this article will deal with examples in which you hold a playable hand and no aggression was shown before you (there were either limps or folds). You will see here why you raise, what you can expect from your opponents and how you should react after another opponent's action.
Click for more information.