By Phil Wise from Badbeat.com.
Previous articles detailed the wide range of hands you need to play pre-flop and explained how to play them aggressively. To reiterate, these included both strong hands and bluff hands from late position. It’s important to carry on this aggression post-flop. Many average players only continue with the hand if they hit post-flop and this becomes a major leak. The lack of aggression will result in a low flop C-bet and low turn C-bet.
A quick exercise to begin this piece. Picture in your mind’s eye a successful winning poker player.
A regular reader of my column might accuse me of cynicism. I’m always banging on about how there’s more luck in poker than most people realise, and that everyone should get a bit less carried away with a good string of results. Well, I’m changing tack this month. This time, I’ll tell you the easy way to get rich playing poker.
"Once I knew I had it, I remember going back to the rail and disappearing into this swarm of arms. I don’t think you could see me, there were so many people hugging me. That was a pretty sick moment."