Short Buyins at No Limit Games

Share This Post!
The Poker Penguin says - Never buy in for less than the maximum in a NL game. Here's why:

Written by Poker Penguin

buyshort.txt
In the multi-way gun battle that is a No-Limit cash game, chips are like ammunition. The motto of the successful player should be "peace through superior firepower". There is no excuse for ever having less money than the minimum buyin. That's just crazy talk.

Why am I so adamant about this?

Well, picture this. It's a juicy $25 NL ring game. I get dealt QQ in early position and raise it to $2. It's small enough to keep four of the suckers in. Flop comes Q72 rainbow. I'm even ahead of the mighty 72o here, so I bet out another $2 trying to entice as many as possible to call me down. Two people call, and the button throws a $10 re-raise out there.


Article continued on: Best Poker Offers


Related Articles

Expected Value and Risk Aversion
Expected Value isn't as simple as we think
penguin2
Bad Beats
The dreaded bad beat - we've all been there
badbeat
Seven Deadly Sins of Poker
The seven deadly sins will condemn your bankroll to hell! Read all about it here.
twentsins
Outs and Board Reading in Omaha
Jim Green discusses how to read hands and outs in Omaha8
o8board
The most important decision in Holdem
Game selection is the most important decision in holdem.
game
Two Poker Truths
The Poker Penguin shares two powerful poker truths, read on for more details...
twotruths
Red Kings Poker
Best Poker Room. If you want to get the games that attract the most participants and the most money then you have struck gold. Don't forget however, that winning cash is not the only reason others play poker. There is also the the thrill and the sheer fun of the countless variations of poker games to enjoy. regardless of whether you are in a traditional casino or playing online, poker is always a fantastic way to enjoy yourself and perhaps even win some money also. Believe it or not, there are currently over one hundred different types of Poker that are being played. But despite the fact that there are more than one hundred different variations, there are some best liked that punters just can't seem to get too much of. Not only do these games get the most people but they seem to pay out the best as well. Before you dive straight in though, you would be wise to ensure that you are au fait with the rules and regulations of the game especially when you are dealing with Best Poker Room. There are 5 top poker variations and they are: 7 card stud poker Omaha Hold'em Lowball Draw poker