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EPISODE 16: Smart Playing and Aggression
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Going up against players that play any two cards, no matter what their position is? Here are a few tips that will help you improve your game against those loose, aggressive nuts.


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Show all from this expertEPISODE 17: Playing Suited Connectors
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Bryce in Albany, Oregon inquires what are "Suited Connectors" and when to play them. Here is more information regarding how to play suited connectors, and when is the best time to play them.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 16: Smart Playing and Aggression
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Going up against players that play any two cards, no matter what their position is? Here are a few tips that will help you improve your game against those loose, aggressive nuts.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 15: Differences Between Limit & No-Limit Games
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First time going into a casino to play Texas Hold-em and not sure what the differences are between the games of No-Limit, Pot-Limit and Limit? Well.... Virginia in Simi Valley, California wants to know what those differences are, as well as the differences concerning tournament and table play. Those questions are answered in this episode of The Button.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 14: Timed Aggression
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Are the aggressive players (maniacs) constantly raising you out of the pots before, during or after the flop? Does it appear that these players are consistently raising you, which makes you fold your cards? Well, listen to this episode and perhaps you may learn how to counter-act those types of players, by using timed aggression.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 13: Suited Connectors, Part I
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Are suited connectors a good bet? This two part series will explore the pitfalls of playing suited connectors, as well as when to play them and when not to play them.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 12: Aggressive players always getting the best of you?
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Tired of constantly losing to the player that is the table bully? Feel helpless against the player or players that are constantly aggressive? Here is an example of how the recreational and beginning players can get the best of the over the top aggressive players, and beat them at their own game.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 11: First time sitting down at a poker table... Part II
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Christopher (From Riverside, CA) inquires about playing Texas Hold-Em in a poker room, regarding what to do, and look out for, when sitting at a table for the first time.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 10: Are rebuys and add-ons a good value for you?
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Do you always purchase a rebuy, several times or more, during a tournament? Why, do you get a rebuy? Is it in your best interest? Is it taking away from your game? And what value does an add-on give you, if any? Listen to this episode to discover the pitfalls that rebuys and add-ons present to you and your poker playing skills.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 9: String Bets And Mucking Your Cards
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A few things to remember that will help increase your chip count. Develop the good habits of declaring your intention of raising, calling or folding when the action is on you, as well as waiting for the dealer to declare you the winner before throwing your cards into the discard pile.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 8: What to do on your first visit to a card room or poker room.
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Contemplating about, or have already decided to visit a poker room for the first time? Christopher (In Riverside, CA) is not quite sure what to expect and what to do, once he does enter one. Perhaps this episode will help alleviate some of your apprehension, and put you at ease, just a little... When you do venture forth into a brick and mortar establishment. Learn about the fundamentals so that your first time is more enjoyable, than frustrating.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 7: Have to see the flop? Perhaps you are an adrenaline addict.
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Do you always pay to see the flop? Even when your hole cards are seven-deuce, off-suited? Then perhaps you are addicted to the adrenaline rush you receive when you bet... Just to bet, in order to get your fix and achieve that oh so good feeling of being "High." Don't think so... Then you better listen and find out for yourself if you are that type of player. Better yet... If it is not you... Maybe, it is one, or more, of the players at your table. Can you say "Baby Needs New Shoes!"
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 6: An introductory two part series for new Texas Hold-Em players.
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Have you been watching the televised Texas Hold-Em poker games and do not quite understand the concept and terminology? Well, in this second of a two part series for the uninitiated, we explain what the game is about, what the players are talking about and what is going on... on the poker table. Let me know Wes (In Redding, California) if this series satisfactorily answered your query regarding how to play the game of Texas Hold-Em poker.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 5: An introductory two part series for new Texas Hold-Em players.
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Have you been watching the televised Texas Hold-Em poker games and tournaments, and do not quite understand the concept and terminology yet? Well, here is a two part series for the "Newbie" to help in understanding just what the game is about, what the players are talking about and what is going on... on the poker table. Let me know if this series satisfactorily answered your question Wes (In Redding).
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 4: What is position in Texas Hold-em and why is it important?
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Being in postion or out of position, what difference does it make, why does it matter and when should I be concerned about it when I play Texas Hold-Em? Let me know if I answered your question satisfactorily Chris (In SW Jersey).
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 3: In poker, what is being pot committed, and what are pot odds?
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Rich (In Beaverton, OR) wants to know what these Texas Hold-Em poker terms mean: "Pot Committed," and "Pot Odds." Also, when and how do you know you are "Pot Committed," as well as, how do you calculate "Pot Odds?"
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 2: Why do poker tournament rules differ, between tournaments?
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Entering a Texas Hold-Em poker tournament, and are not sure what the rules are regarding foul language, restroom and dinner breaks? That is what Newbie (Muscatine, Iowa) wants to know... Hopefully this episode will help.
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Show all from this expertEPISODE 1: Confused about your odds & outs during a poker hand?
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Kathee (In Petaluma, CA) inquired on how to calculate odds and outs on a hand, while playing Texas Hold-Em. Perhaps this simple way to calculate your odds and outs will be more beneficial to you, during your future poker games.
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