If everyone at the holdem poker table plays loose then no one can win. The players will trade pots back and forth while the casino slowly rakes all their money. The better holdem players will lose less, but in the long run, no one can win.It’s also true that no one can win if everyone plays tight. The tight players will trade smaller pots back and forth while the casino rakes all their money. The better holdem players will lose less, but no one can win.
If everyone at the holdem poker table plays the same, no one can win. Learning holdem by playing holdem is player’s folly. If you learn to play Texas Holdem Poker like everyone else plays, you cannot have a long run edge.
To win at Texas Holdem Poker you must play tight in loose games and play in loose games only. There is no other way. You have no edge in a tight holdem game and you only have an edge in a loose game if you play tight. It might be possible to play loose and win if all the other players are complete fools, but nature does not provide enough fools who play holdem poker.
As players come and go during a holdem poker session the game will sometimes get tighter. You’ll see more players folding on the first round. The pots will be smaller. If your holdem game gets too tight, find a better game or don’t play at all.
You want to be the only tight player in a loose holdem poker game, but often there’s one or more other tight players at the table. Sometimes loose players tighten up their play for whatever reason, but that’s usually temporary. You’ll have to take all of …Read More