The Importance of Poker Position


Posted by George | Posted in Poker | Posted on 07-11-2009

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Hold’em is just about players and seating. All knowledgeable Texas Holdem enthusiasts concur that position in no boundary Texas Holdem is fundamentally essential. Showing your hole cards in late spot might be much more profitable than in early poker spot. The reason seeing that much more info is collected before acting.

i.e., I was playing a $1-$2 no limit cash round at a local spot. I limped in holding 2, 9 unsuited on the dealer button, so I could partake in a little action. Flop came down A-A-4. A gambler in starting position placed a fifteen dollar wager. Two entrants drop out and it was my turn. I really should have dropped out, but something felt a bit off. I ID’d this individual as a weak-tight player, and typically if he had the biggest hand he would just check, so I called.

The turn showed with a 7, meaning it was a A-A-4-7. My competitor laid another wager of $20. I hesitated for a while, but decided to re-raise a further $30thirty dollars on top of his twenty dollars. He dropped out and I take the pot.

Betting at last position gives you an insight into where you are positioned by studying how other players behave and wager. On the flip side, people at starting position may use their poker spot to check-raise the late seated antagonists and trap them later at the end. In Holdem, each spots, last and starting must be bet carefully.

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