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Position (OOP) in Hold’em

Top 5 Tips for Playing OUT-OF-

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Being out-of-position (OOP) is a huge disadvantage in No-Limit Hold’em, We tell you the reasons why and how to use OOP play to your advantage.

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tip #1:

AVOID OVERUSE OF AGGRESSION AND TIGHTEN UP POSTFLOP

One of the most common out-of-position leaks is continuation betting too aggressively.

LEARN BASIC STRATEGY AS THE COLD-CALLER

We need to know exactly which hands to check/raise, check/call and check/fold on the flop.

tip #2:

Mid-strength hands, such as pairs, should typically call the flop with the intention of checking again on the turn.

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WORK ON DEFENDING CHECKING RANGES AS THE PREFLOP RAISER

Defending a checking range out-of-position as the PFR is the “second hardest area of No-Limit Hold’em”

tip #3:

LEARN TO CONSIDER "UNORTHODOX" LINES

There are specific lines that the average player is mentally closed off to - i.e. they might not even consider them,

tip #4:

Overbetting the turn after villain checks back the flop is another powerful line that is rarely utilised.

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UNDERSTAND THE IMPLICATION OF SPR's AND STACK DEPTH

Understanding some basic facts about poker position strategy can go a long way in helping us to formulate the best preflop strategy.

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