Tournament Strategy

  • Bovada Player Wins the $35K Nightly Tournament Twice in 10 Days
    Joey D from California proved that winning at poker takes more than just a lucky hand. Initially buying-in with accumulated Poker Points, he won the $35,000 Guaranteed DS twice in 10 days, claiming over $14,000 in profit. He shared his view on poker as well as tips and tricks for the game in an exclusive interview with Bovada.  What kind of strategy did you have throughout the poker tournament?   At the start of the tournament, my strategy was to play pretty solid until the antes kicked in. Then I wanted to start stealing some pots. When we got near the money, I became even more aggressive to build some chips and give myself a good chance of winning. Once we made the money, I tightened up...
  • tournament poker strategy
    Poker is a game where the play ebbs and flows and moves among the participants with the occasional spurt and dive thrown in for flavor. You need to keep that in mind when you’re playing in a tournament. Focusing too much on any one hand can leave you losing the war before you even get in the money. Patience wins the day and you want to avoid becoming a statistic when you’re playing in an event like Bovada’s World Series of Poker online qualifiers. Yes, you should play aggressively but never too fast, because you will wear yourself out too quickly. Flashy play and pointless hammering on hands that don’t win you very much in the end are not conducive to winning the...