GGPoker launched Short Deck / 6+ this month and it’s played a somewhat different from what you might have played on other poker rooms. A major change is that you can only buy-in for 50 antes. No more, no less. Playing 50a deep is very different strategically than 100a or more, so to help you all adapt, our coach has made a one hour video, where he explains how to play Short Deck on GGPoker.
This article walks you through the theory of bluffing and semi-bluffing in 6+ Hold’em.
The tips below are general guidelines for the game Six Plus Hold’em / Shortdeck to get you started.
Since Six Plus Hold’em is usually played in such a different format, beginners can often make the mistakes of using their opening sizes of a regular NLH game in 6+. A solid strategy for raise sizes isn’t too apparent. How big should you raise first-in or when 3-betting? When to…
Before you sit down to play, you should find out which rules and gameplay
When choosing the hands you play and how to play them, you need to pay attention to the changes of the relative hand strengths.
In Texas Hold’em you often run into the problem of still being a clear underdog even when holding a good draw on the flop. In 6+ Hold’em, you are in a much better position with strong draws.
Of course, top pair/top kicker is often still the best hand, but nonetheless it will be more likely now a) that you are already beat and b) that your opponent has more outs. As a rule of thumb, you shouldn’t move all-in anymore with a top pair on the flop and…
watch the full video here.