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December 1, 2020, 8:56 pm

TP Daily: Take Two

Some people/platforms were having trouble with the MP3 I uploaded yesterday. I haven’t been able to figure out what caused that, but it’s a small enough file I’m going to try releasing the WAV as well and see if that ... Read more...
November 30, 2020, 7:49 pm

Free Preview: Thinking Poker Daily

Enjoy this free preview of the new Thinking Poker Daily podcast. To hear more of our all-strategy show, please sign up to support the podcast at www.patreon.com/thinkingpokerdaily. Visit www.nitcast.com for 25% off the entire store, this week only!
November 23, 2020, 2:07 pm

Episode 340: Farid Jattin

Farid Jattin moved from Colombia to Miami to play baseball when he was 10 years old. Following an injury in college, he took his athlete’s mindset to poker, where he has become one of the most successful players on the ... Read more...
November 16, 2020, 9:36 pm

Episode 339: A Few of Our Favorite Things

In this special, listener-requested episode, Nate and Andrew discuss their favorite books, movies, shows, music, and podcasts (not necessarily poker related).
October 31, 2020, 12:09 am

Episode 338: The 2020 Election with Matt Glassman

Card player, political scientist, and all-around great guest Matt Glassman joins for a special episode about using game theory to think about the upcoming presidential election, the Supreme Court, and more. In the strategy segment, Andrew explains why you can ... Read more...
October 19, 2020, 11:05 pm

Episode 337: Winning Poker in 30 Minutes with Ashley Adams

Ashley Adams, host of the House of Cards podcast and radio show (Andrew was a guest in 2010!)  and author of the new book Winning Poker in 30 Minutes a Day, returns to the show to discuss poker during Covid, ... Read more...
October 12, 2020, 3:28 pm

Episode 336: Exploiting Small Stakes Tournaments

Carlos Welch and Andrew have a new strategy video available in the Nitcast store, based on Carlos’s specialty: exploiting small stakes tournaments. The two discuss Carlos’s poker and romantic history, the basic principles of exploitative play, and some listener questions. ... Read more...

Parallel Lives: Poker Player and Stock Trader
Poker players and stock traders walk in the same circles. They’re both tough ways to make a living, but those who succeed have the money to show for it. Another reward is the adrenaline rush that comes with winning a tournament, or watching your stock soar. The same skills are necessary to survive in either of these high stakes games …discipline, an understanding of risk management …more

Five Card Draw – Basic Strategy and Guide
This beginners guide should give you a basic idea for the concepts and basic startegy to one of the oldest formats of poker. Because it is old, does not mean that 5 Card Draw is without merit and indeed, there are many online rooms that have now added this classic game to their lobby of tournaments and cash games …more

A Bonus Whores Guide To The Galaxy
Bonus whoring as it’s called, is not something done to improve your game. Unless you’re already a well established player with deep pockets, this guide is only for the solid player with a smaller bankroll, which is why I recommend …more

The 3/4 Raise
You’re simply never going to be a regular tournament winner unless you learn how to play a cold deck late on in a game. The blinds are now high and the last thing you want to do is be a calling station or watch your chips get blinded out by the more aggressive players …more

Five Card Draw – The Stand-Pat Bluff
For some of you this will be an obvious move but for the newbies to the game, perhaps a play worth considering, especially if the cards aren’t running kindly and you have a tight image at the table …more

Smart Moves in Seven Card Stud
Seven card stud is a classic poker game, and one in which you can gain a real advantage over your opponents. Texas hold’em remains the most popular poker game, so often times those sitting at a stud table will not be as experienced as you are, provided you have studied the game …more

Omaha Hi/Lo Tips
We have had many discussion on the Alternate Poker Forum
about the ins and outs of Omaha Hi/Lo, a format of poker which is a particular favourite of mine. Now i do not wish to write yet another piece about the basics of the game …more