The value of Poker Seating

July 3rd, 2017 by Jazmyn Leave a reply »

Texas Holdem is all about people and position. All knowledgeable Texas Hold’em players concur that seating in no limit Texas Holdem is critically important. Playing your hole cards in late spot may be a whole lot more profitable than in starting poker position. This is due to the fact that much more information is amassed before acting.

e.g., I was playing a $1-$2 no limit money game at a local spot. I bumbled in holding 2, 9 unsuited on the dealer marker, just to see a little excitement. Flop arrived A-A-4. An individual in starting spot laid a fifteen dollar wager. 2 players drop out and it was my turn to act. I really should have folded, but his game play felt a little odd. I ID’d this contender as a weak-tight person, and normally if he had the strongest hand he would just check, so I called.

The turn arrived with a 7, meaning it was a A-A-4-7. My competitor laid another wager of $20. I debated a little bit, but made a decision to re-raise a further $30thirty dollars over and above his twenty dollars. He folds and I won the pot.

Betting at late spot offers you an idea where you are positioned by observing how other players behave and bet. On the other hand, individuals at early spot may use their poker spot to check-raise the late seated competitors and corner them later at the end. In Holdem, each ends, last and early should be bet cautiously.


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