How To Play Against Tight Players at the Poker Table.
One thing that hasn't been brought up yet, but maybe because it's obvious, is that if the rest of the table hasn't properly adjusted to the maniac (assuming he's not a skilled LAG), try to isolate this opponent when you have position and a hand th.
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Poker Traps - Avoiding Costly Mistakes. Poker traps are a topic that I don't think is addressed nearly enough in many articles and publications. While every professional poker player is usually highlighted by their ability to set, spot and avoid traps, most amateur poker players rarely know when they are about to get pounced on until it's too late. I will be dividing this sections into three.
Players new to poker are usually encouraged to play tight and the rule “tight is right” has been uttered thousands of times in the past. In fact, many experienced poker players prefer to play tight because, if it is done correctly, it can be hard to beat.
Yes, bad poker players play a lot of different hands and can have damn near anything in many situations. This is actually a good thing, not a bad thing. And yes because of this they are going to catch their miracle 2, 3 or 4 outers and other ridiculous nonsense far more often than any other player type.
Once players with a solid loose-aggressive poker strategy figure out what you are trying to do against them, they will target you and make your time at the tables most uncomfortable.
Unfortunately, in poker that same inexperience can be to the new players’ advantage because in a single session of poker, luck can work against you. It’s important to remember that just like in any session of poker, you should be making decisions based on expected value.