This is a discussion on Mixing it up within the online poker forums, in the General Poker section; Probably the hardest part of the game. If you just play premium hands all the time people find it easy to read you. So how
it is less easy for your opponents to evaluate your hand. when you use the same sizing for your preflop bets and keep the same betting frequency throughout the game. it is advisable to play 1 out of 6 hands and increase your frequency of play when you have successfully improved your playing style and gained enough experience to play with less strong hands. in general I like to play wide at the start and middle of the game. I tighten my game late in the game to play premium hands when the blinds really go up.
I try to vary as much as possible, but it is difficult to vary the game a lot and not adopt a posture.
It always depends on which stage of the game we are referring to.
For each stage we must act in a different way.
If you only play premium hands it will certainly be very easy to play against you as it will only open up value, so there are many range tables by position and stack range that you can use to study. Then according to the table and the villains you will be adapting, if it is a very tigth table you can open a little more a range, if it is a very aggressive table play safer and open only what you ask for or even less. But they only serve to help, do not get too attached to them, just study to keep in mind what to open from each position.
Mixing starting hands is a good strategy, good professional players do it. But you need to understand that it can both increase our winnings and increase potential financial losses. You need to constantly have a "cool head", soberly assess the chances of hands and be able to press the fold button even if there is a good draw on the table
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this is important because playing poker is knowing when to open and close your ranges.
most people play cards and not poker, they fail to realize ever hand can become a winning hand, know the table you're playing at there is gonna have live cards
I find that if you just play decent quality hands that you will go through extended periods that you are card dead and then everyone will think you are a really tight player. But then all of a sudden if you have patience the cards will come and the other players will think you are a loose player. So I think it is important not to force things and just play the cards you are dealt.