Basic Texas Hold'em Strategy

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These are the basic Texas Hold'em strategy articles from ThePokerBank's strategy section. If you're just starting out as a Texas Hold'em player, these are some of the most important concepts that will need to familiarise yourself with.

Try hard to fully understand the strategy outlined in each article so that you can build a strong foundation on which to further develop you game. Winning money from Texas Hold'em starts with these basic strategy articles.

Basic Texas Hold'em strategy articles.

Title Level Category Utility
Bankroll Management 1 Basic 10/10
Position 1 Basic 10/10
Starting Hand Selection 1 Basic 10/10
Bet Sizing 1 Basic 9/10
Table Selection 1 Basic 8/10
Bluffing 1 Basic 8/10
Reasons For Betting 1 Basic 8/10
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Important basic strategy articles.

All of these articles are important, so it would be wrong to suggest that you can get away with skipping 1 or 2 of them and moving on to the broader general strategy articles. However, I would strongly recommend that you play close attention to the bankroll management and position strategy articles, closely followed by the starting hand selection article.

Without good bankroll management you will never be able to win money from poker. On top of that, hands are frequently won and lost based on position and position alone. Table position may not seem like a big deal at the start, but the sooner you recognize its importance the more rapidly your game will improve.

Other useful basic strategy articles.

Good table selection is possibly one of the easiest yet most under-used strategies amongst online players. After all, you're going to win a lot more money if you look sit down with a bunch of bad players than if you end up sitting down with a table full of experienced regulars.

Get used to scouting out the softer tables from the tougher ones and winning money will become a lot easier.

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