Some of the most important decisions you will make in a hand happen before the flop - Poker Strategy articles from gundemonline.org.
In this series of articles, I'm going to break down every poker play in the book. Literally. That's why it's called The Playbook! Preflop Open-Fold.
Recently I was playing Limit Texas Hold'em online and I noticed something striking about one of the players at my table. While you might think that raising pre-flop when UTG is a more costly strategy the opposite is actually true. Raise with A-A, K-K, A-Ks, Q-Q, A-K, J-J, A. Poor preflop decisions can often snowball into larger mistakes after the flop. These are not those circumstances. You are on the Button, meaning you are the dealer. Complete these tasks and win iPads, Steam vouchers and more. Now it's your turn to make a decision.