Evaluating Starting Hands In No-Limit Hold'em Tournaments

Written by Marc W.

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Have a healthy and watchful respect for strong-tight players who are rarely in hands, particularly if they playrepparttar hand out of position. If a player like this raises in early position you should fold all those marginal hands, and small pairs as well.

When weak players have enteredrepparttar 148018 pot, you should be happy to call and take flops with them provided you can do this inexpensively. Slow playing big hands has a higher expected value in No-Limit than it does in Limit games where it is rarelyrepparttar 148019 right way to play. That being said, it is a skill that takes a lifetime to master, and can easily backfire on you.

Asrepparttar 148020 blinds increase in tournament play you must be flexible with your evaluation of starting hands as you have to keep your chip stack well ahead ofrepparttar 148021 pace set byrepparttar 148022 blinds. In tournament play you cannot wait forrepparttar 148023 perfect starting hand, and frequently you need to make your own luck. Be selectively aggressive, especially inrepparttar 148024 later stages ofrepparttar 148025 tournament. Initially you should be tight at least until you have a good read on some ofrepparttar 148026 opponents at your table. Try to avoid coin-flip scenarios where all your chips are at stake. This happens allrepparttar 148027 time in online tournaments where players feel comfortable going all-in on AK and equally comfortable calling that hand with any pocket pair.

The winners of tournaments at all levels are usually those players who pace themselves early on, make a move inrepparttar 148028 middle stages ofrepparttar 148029 event, and then start all over again atrepparttar 148030 final table by once again playing strong-tight.

Marc Weinberg is a poker fanatic and regular tournamanet player. For more interesting articles about playing online poker, visit http://www.online-poker-insider. Online Poker Insider guarantees online poker room deposits up to $500.

Why You Need A Display Case

Written by Antigone Arthur

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Deciding The Right Spot for Your Display

Not sure where to put your display? No problem! Almost any place is better thanrepparttar basement or your closet. Many people deciderepparttar 147651 dining room isrepparttar 147652 best place for their display. This is very muchrepparttar 147653 case if you have China or other fine or delicate items to display. The den or game room however, may be a better selection if you plan to display your favorite sports memorabilia. Likewise,repparttar 147654 living room may be a good place to show off your favorite rifle collection or swords. Truly, where you set your display depends on how many people you plan to show it off to.

In some cases, your kitchen or bedroom may even berepparttar 147655 right place for a display. If you plan on displaying some cherished wards or other private mementos, you may decide you prefer to have them by your bedside. The key here is to think about where you want your display before you go and buy one. This will help you deciderepparttar 147656 right size, style and shape for your display. You can then selectrepparttar 147657 style you want to matchrepparttar 147658 room you plan to show your items off in.

Remember, putting your collectibles on display is far more interesting than bundling them inrepparttar 147659 closet. There is a reason you collected each item you have, after all. Your guests and family members will enjoy coming over and marveling at your ingenuity and motivation once you do get your items on display. Why not enlistrepparttar 147660 help of family and friends? You can literally throw a display making party. Get out allrepparttar 147661 objects you want to show off, then have friend's help you pick out justrepparttar 147662 right display. You can then have them over again to set up your cherished display case!

Remember, setting up a display case doesn't have to take a lot of time and energy. It can be fun and exciting. You'll pat yourself onrepparttar 147663 back for a job well done once you are through.

Antigone Arthur is a successful writer providing informative articles on such topics as commercial pet display cases, diecast car display cases and flag display cases.

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