When trying a new poker variant for the first time, like Short Deck Hold’em, which is currently growing in popularity, it would make sense to go into your initial session having read up on it a little.
Tadas Peckaitis offers three valuable Short Deck Hold’em tips that you ought to internalize before sitting down to play in your first such session.
If you’ve tuned into poker broadcasts or have been paying attention to what’s buzzing in poker media lately, you’ll know that Short Deck Hold’em is on the rise, specifically popularized in part by the Triton Poker high roller tournament series. As more people become interested in Short Deck, it would seem sensible to try and study and improve so that you can beat the competition.
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As more and more players are mastering Texas Hold’em, the game is slowly but surely diminishing in popularity. New poker variants like Short Deck Hold’em and stalwarts like Pot Limit Omaha (PLO) are standing at the ready to provide the excitement that “fun players” are looking for. Perhaps the clock is ticking on NLHE’s reign atop poker’s throne?
UK student poker enthusiast Calum Grant feels that the poker scene in the UK is rather stagnant and in need of an infusion of new action and excitement. In this op-ed, he argues that Short Deck poker could be the catalyst for this to happen, and explains why introducing the game to UK poker rooms is beneficial to players and casinos alike.
Short Deck Hold’em seems to be everywhere in 2018. Originating in Asia a couple years ago, the game has gone mainstream, with high-stakes Short Deck Poker tournaments being broadcast to large audiences of poker fans eager to learn the new variant.
In this article, Geoff Fisk explains what an experienced poker player can expect when giving Short Deck Hold’em a try for the very first time. There are some critical adjustments you’ll need to make both in terms of understanding a different set of rules as well as implementing a new set of strategies.