Day: June 24, 2020

How To Play Heads Up Poker: Strategy & Tips – The Action Network

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Nothing brings out the adrenaline quite like a heads-up game in the No Limit Texas Hold’em world. We previously discussed the top-20 starting hole cards, button strategy and how to count outs. Heads-up play asks a poker player to combine all the tools in an aggressive format.

Below we’ll look at all aspects of how to play heads up, from button management to the correct size of a bet. While its suggested to play conservative early or in a deep stack tournament, the exact opposite is true in heads-up play.

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Stay Aggressive

One of the biggest changes in a heads-up situation is the aggressive play of your hole cards.

One hand a player should never consider betting pre-flop at the beginning stages of a poker tournament is J♦️3♣️. It is estimated to lose more than 50% of the time to any other hand without even knowing your opponents hole cards.

When heads-up against an opponent, a poker player must rewire the ideology on what
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Travelers Championship Tips: Our experts’ best bets – Betting.betfair

As is customary for every event, The Punter begins his coverage of the Travelers Championship with a comprehensive preview, filling us in on tournament history, the course and which players are likely to have the skills to succeed here. Check back for our man’s in-play updates once the action is underway.

The Punter says: “”Tournaments with a big premium on putting are always tricky but given we’ve only had two events back after the break, analysing the stats at Colonial and Harbour Town, and identifying who’s been putting well over the last fortnight, should be a big clue this year.”

Back Brooks Koepka @ [24.0]

Check out our form guides ahead of this week’s event at TPC River Highlands with stats and detailed analysis from Andy Swales.

Andy says: “This is a traditionally low-scoring venue, where the average winning 72-hole total since 2005 (last 15 tournaments) is 264.4. Jim Furyk posted a PGA Tour record score of 58 during the final round in 2016.”

Golf betting expert Dave Tindall previews the Travelers Championship and picks three each-way selections, including a certain popular lefty.

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Dave says: “Take the last four champions and their record for the week on the Par 4s: 2019 Chez Reavie (1st, -13), 2018 Bubba (T1st with runner-up Paul Casey, -11), 2017 Jordan Spieth (1st, -11), 2016 Russell Knox (1st, -10). In the PGA Tour’s two comeback events, just look at who played the Par 4s best out of all those in the top 25 in
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