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  1. Tipping in cash games

    So I'm playing in a room that I don't play in often and encounter something I don't normally see. Several dealers never say thank you aft...
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  2. General Strategy Q&A for $1/$2 NL Hold Em

    It's been a while since I've written a strategy article. Lately I've been helping a friend who is transitioning from the limit hold em ga...
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  3. Live vs. Online Poker- Two different Worlds

    Lately I have been mixing up my poker play between both live and online poker. I went through a dry spell post WSOP playing live so decid...
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  4. Transitioning from 1/2 No Limit to 2/5 No Limit by Resident Pro Benton Blakeman

    Recently I've been struggling with the idea of moving up in stakes. I have dabbled at the higher buy in No Limit games and had mixed res...
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  5. Capitalizing on Table Image by Resident Pro Benton Blakeman

    It seems like lately I've had countless discussions about "table image" and its importance in the game with my friends in the poker world...
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  6. Merry Christmas

    Hoping everyone has a wonderful Holiday Season and a Very Merry Christmas.
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  7. Tips to Win More at Poker by PokerAtlas Pro Benton Blakeman

    I've been putting in a lot of time at the tables recently and am really working hard on increasing my hourly rate. One of the biggest th...
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  8. Using Patience to Your Advantage

    Today I sat down to write about how patience is a virtue in NL tourneys. I had grand plans of detailing my recent WSOP main event run whe...
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  9. Thoughts on Continuation Betting

    Continuation Betting by AVP Resident Pro Benton Blakeman After a 40 hour week of grinding cash games in Vegas, I really started thinkin...
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  10. Guide To Playing In The Main Event At The 2014 World Series of Poker

    So you're playing in the main event this year? Great! So am I. This weeks strategy article will be geared towards preparing for not only ...
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