Texas Hold’em is the most popular and lucrative of all poker variants. But becoming a consistent cash game winner is not easy. It takes hard work, study and adapting to opponents. In this post, we’re going to provide some very simple and easy to use tips that can be used for low stakes cash games online.
1) Play Solid Hands – Throw Away the Junk!
This concept seems lost on a lot of losing players. The reality is that you have to stick to solid starting hands to win at poker. Only a few experts can play loosely and make it work for them. For the rest of the winning players, it’s about careful hand selection. Have you ever wanted to figure out how many hand combinations there are? Input them into a poker spreadsheet and see how many are worth playing. You’ll be surprised how few hands are worth investing cash in!
2) Raise When You Enter the Pot
If you want to give yourself a chance of winning it before the flop or on the flop, it needs to begin with a raise. Cut out the open calling and raise if you want to play. The beauty of raising before the flop is that you may even win it without contention. You don’t need to make large raises, a simply 3x the big blind is sufficient. It tells your opponents you mean business and like your hand. This strategy should be used in both online and casino poker tables.Read More