I am not asking you to take my word on its effectiveness...you are going to have to take a leap of faith and try it on your own. Just be advised: when it fails, you will look (and probably feel) like a moron. However, even when it works and you squeeze out additional chips, you will still appear as if you had grossly overplayed your hand, thus still looking like a moron. The upside of this is that few people will be able to figure out what you are doing, making them less likely to copy your successful new tactics and increasing the overall longevity of their profitability.
Raising the buy-in for online poker cash games to put a stop to short stack poker has had the unintended consequence of killing off traffic.
In this MTT strategy article, we cover handling the awkward spots opening with 13-20BB stacks can create.
More often than we like, we all find ourselves short stacked in a tournament. The important thing is not to panic or tilt, but to adjust your strategy in order to survive and eventually get back into contention. The general consensus is that if you are short-stacked, you enter “push/fold” mode, i.e. you don’t have […]