Every month, members at rec.poker enjoy a seminar put together by the RecPoker Podcast Panel, led by Membership Content Director Chris Jones.
For July, the seminar is all about bluffing and we felt this was a great opportunity to showcase the seminars while providing the podcast audience with some great discussion on the art/science of bluffing.
Bluffing at the poker table isn’t something that should be done at random or with careless abandon. It’s an important tool for any poker player to have, but you’ve got to be prepared to bluff effectively and in the right spots.
In this article Tadas Peckaitis gives his top three tips for bluffing in no-limit hold’em. While the advice itself might not seem groundbreaking, it’s the attention one pays to detail when carrying out bluffs that can be the difference-maker in the long run as regards profitability.
There are some interesting similarities between poker and boxing. In particular, the one-two punch is a weapon that can be used both in the ring as well as at the poker tables.
In this article, Cardplayer Lifestyle’s Senior contributor George Epstein illustrates how that is the case via examples from the felt .
In this third and final installment of George “the Engineer” Epstein’s miniseries on bluffing, he expands on stealing and other forms of deception in poker.
Covering check-raising, sandbagging, and slow-playing, among other topics, here’s another article that will equip you with some useful tools to utilize at the tables, whether you’re playing poker online or in a brick and mortar poker room.
Following up on his previous strategy column, George “the Engineer” Epstein reminds us of the critical information you need to keep in mind when considering bluffing.
Reviewing important concepts like position, table image, the nature of the board, and more, this piece includes some valuable tips for players who wish to improve their bluffing acumen.
In his ongoing series of strategy pieces, George “the Engineer” Epstein reminds us that bluffing is essential. This might seem relatively obvious, even to beginner poker players. What might not be as obvious, however, is hot to mix up said bluffs so as to ensure their effectiveness.
Specifically, George reviews the concept of the Esther Bluff, a tried and true method that’s been scientifically proven to be effective at the poker tables.