Once upon a time, no-limit hold’em cash games were a relative rarity, but now, lots of casinos are offering them to both high- and low-limit players. While I’ve seen plenty written about no-limit hold’em tournament strategy, I’ve seen very few articles about no-limit hold’em cash games, so I’ll make sure to write about the subject from time to time.
Of course, we all want to book as big a win as possible (duh!), but when it comes to no-limit, I think an equally important issue is making sure that you avoid big losses. If you’re going to risk your entire stack, you want to be pretty darn sure that you’re not taking the worst of it. I think no-limit players go broke most often in two situations:
- They have a big pocket pair, someone outflops them, but they can’t lay their pair down. I’ve discussed this scenario extensively in