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Limit Holdem Strategy
Limit Texas Holdem is a good way to
start in you are new to online or live poker games. The most popular poker
game online is fixed limit Texas holdem cash games and tournaments.
Weaker players are more likely to hold on to there bankroll in the long
run playing limit since there chips are protected from all in bets.
However, Limit Texas hold'em can prove deceptive to less-skilled players.
Some players believe that you can simply sit and call down the hands
whenever you have pot odds, without taking much notice of your opponents.
In fact, this is how a majority of Limit Texas hold'em players act on
low-limit tables . In addition, intermediate players are very commonly
afflicted with a lack of discipline and a lack of applied aggression.
most profitable style of play in a limit holdem game would be
tight-aggressive style. Some of the key skills to master limit Texas
holdem games would be first, overall discipline at the table playing only
premium hands so you should be only seeing only around 25% of the flops.
When selecting at table , avoid the tight-aggressive tables with strong
players. Look for loose tables where most of the players are seeing the
flop around 30% of the time.
Second reading your opponents, this is a very
important factor in becoming a profitable poker player. Try to remember
the playing styles of your opponents: questions you should ask yourself
include, what kind of hands do they raise with?
What hands do they
re-raise with? Do they call all the way with weak holdings? How do they
play pocket pairs? How do they play their draws? What kinds of hands do
they call/raise with from early position? What type of hands do they
If you can get this nailed down, your profits will rise
quickly and the game will be a lot easier for you. During live play you
will have to keep mental notes but most online poker sites let you keep
notes on each player on the table.
The next thing you should learn
to be a successful limit calculating pot odds. Making quick decisions
before knowing your pot odds can have you losing more in the long run.
When you have the odds in your favor don't just call, make the raise.
In addition to know your pot odds and reading your opponents you should
always try to vary your play by limping in on some strong hands and call
on hands you should be raising. Changing style during the game will
confuse your opponent giving them a tougher read on you. These are some of
the most common beginner mistakes and things to avoid when playing limit
Playing too many starting hands
Poor table selection
Not factoring in pot odds
Not raising premium hands
Not folding modest hands