Crush Micro Stakes Online Poker: The Complete Mastery Guide

Learn to Make Hundreds of Dollars Playing Online Micro Stakes 6-Max and Full Ring No Limit Hold’em Poker Cash Games!
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  • Contents Video: 14 hours
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  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

ACTUAL STUDENT REVIEW

“Amazing Tips: This course is perfect for anyone who has been struggling to beat the micro stakes. It is applicable to full ring players or 6-max and goes over the basic skill set needed to beat these games. This course is well organized from start to finish which makes it easy to follow." – Samuel

LEARN TO CRUSH THE MICRO STAKES JUST LIKE ME

Are you new to poker or a struggling poker player? Do you want to be a profitable poker player? Do you want to learn how to crush the micro stakes? If so, this course is for you. This course will teach you everything you need to know to crush micro stakes online poker and turn nickels, dimes and quarters into hundreds of dollars of profit.

I have won over $800 in the past year only playing $2, $5, and $10 buy-in micro stakes cash games in my spare time and I'm going to show you how to do so as well!

BECOME A MASTER OF MICRO STAKES ONLINE POKER

In this course you'll learn everything you need to know to crush online micro stakes poker. I will teach you how a tight-aggressive approach to the game that yields tons of profits through a fundamental understanding of poker strategy and tactics.

  • Master Fundamental Poker Concepts necessary to crush the micro stakes
  • Understand Essential Poker HUD Stats and Player Types that will allow you to outplay your opponents and attack their weaknesses
  • Master Pre-Flop Strategies that to learn what cards you should and can play profitably
  • Learn essential and easy-to-learn Poker Math all poker players should know
  • Understand Post-Flop Basics that will allow you to win more pots
  • Learn the secrets to profitable Flop Play and Continuation Betting
  • Learn to successfully Bluff and Semi-Bluff your opponents out of the pot
  • Learn to navigate Playing the Turns and Rivers to make more money doing so
  • Watch and learn from my Live Play Session Reviews and Hand History Analyses to see your course curriculum and winning poker play in action

If you are a beginning poker player who wants to maximize your winnings or even if you are an experienced and struggling poker player that doesn't feel you are doing the best you can, this course is for you! Through over 100 High Definition (HD) video lectures and 12 hours of learning material, you'll learn everything you need to know to crush micro stakes online poker.

WHAT YOU WILL GET OUT OF THIS COURSE

Once you complete this course, you will be a fierce adversary and feared opponent at the poker table and will easily be able to crush micro stakes online poker. You will not only win a lot more money at the poker tables, but you'll also be a much happier poker player as you see your profits skyrocket throughout the year!

MORE AMAZING STUDENT REVIEWS

Highly Recommended: If you are currently a solid micro or small stakes tournament player considering moving up or loosening your style pull the trigger and buy “Crush Online Micro Stakes Poker". This course is absolutely what every Hold'em player are looking for. Highly recommended!" – Ben

"One of the Best Courses: This course is perfect for anyone who has been struggling to beat the micro stakes. It is applicable to full ring players or 6-max and goes over the basic skill set needed to beat these games. This course is well organized from start to finish which makes it easy to follow." – Max

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What are the requirements?

  • Basic understanding of No Limit Hold’em poker
  • A desire to become a winning poker player

What am I going to get from this course?

  • One of the most comprehensive poker courses available on the Internet!
  • Extensive poker strategy discussions to help you become a winning poker player
  • Hours of live play and hand history review analysis, seeing exactly how your instructor crushes the micro stakes
  • The ability to easily crush the micro stakes and win hundreds of dollars

What is the target audience?

  • This course is designed for beginning or struggling poker players that are having difficulties beating online micro stakes No Limit Holdem poker.
  • This course is NOT for experience poker players that can easily beat the micro stakes.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
How to Crush Online Micro Stakes Poker
Preview
08:21
Why Micro Stakes are So Profitable
Preview
07:37
6-Max & Full Ring Considerations
Preview
Article
01:40

In this lecture I'll explain to you how to get the most out of this poker course to help best improve your poker.

Strategies for Poker Learning Success
07:22
01:26

In this short lecture I'll show you how to post a student review in Udemy's student learning system.

Instructor 2015 Micro Stakes Poker Earnings Update - July 21, 2015
Article
Article

Use the course discussion board to introduce yourself to your instructor and the class. Tell us your poker background, experience, and what you hope to get out of this course.

Section 2: How to Get a Leak Finder Review
How to Get a Free Leak Finder Review
01:00
Instructions for Getting a Leak Finder Review
Article
How to Record a Video for Your Leak Finder Video
05:29
Section 3: Fundamental Poker Concepts
Section Introduction
02:17
13:37

In this lecture I'll discuss the concept of variance in poker and how it can both negatively and positively affect your poker game.

09:21

In this lecture I'll discuss tilt and how to combat it.

10:32

In this lecture I'll discuss how to implement proper bankroll management into your poker game.

08:55

In this lecture I'll discuss how to effectively implement multi-tabling into your poker game.

09:15

In this lecture I'll discuss the importance of being a student of the game of poker as well as learning resources available to you.

19:29

In this lecture I discuss the power of position and positional advantage in poker.

08:23

In this lecture I discuss the three advantage good poker players have in poker:

  • Skill Advantage
  • Positional Advantage
  • Card Advantage
Article

Using the discussion forum, discuss how any of the topics in this section has improved your poker game.

Section 4: HUD Stats & Player Types
Section Introduction
01:20
13:08

In this lecture I will introduce basic pre-flop and post-flop HUD stats that all poker players should know.

09:24

This lecture is a live play demonstration of HUD stats in action in online poker.

10:46

This lecture is an introduction to the four basic poker player types.

14:18

In this lecture I discuss good poker player types in detail.

11:01

In this lecture I discuss bad poker player types in detail.

Article

Using the discussion forum, tell us what type of poker player category your fall into and what potential leaks in your game that you need to plug to be a TAG.

Section 5: Essential Topics
Section Introduction
02:24
08:12

In this lecture I introduce the concept of hand ranges.

08:50

In this lecture I discuss the reasons why you should bet in poker.

03:39

In this lecture I discuss the importance of having a plan as you play a hand of poker.

03:26

In this lecture I discuss the concept of dominated hands and how they can adversely affect your poker game.

02:08

In this lecture I discuss the important gap theory that states that you need a stronger hand to call a raise than to open-raise yourself.

02:38

In this lecture I discuss the Baluga Theorem which states that turn raises are usually very strong made hands.

02:44

In this lecture I introduce the concept of hand reading by hand ranges rather than by a particular made hand.

08:52

In this lecture I discuss two important poker concepts:

  • Effective Stack Sizes
  • Stack-to-Pot Ratios (SPRs)
03:35

In this lecture I discuss standardized pre-flop and post-flop poker terminologies commonly used in poker.

Article

Utilize the concepts you learned in the section on the poker tables.

Section 6: Pre-Flop Strategy
Section Introduction
04:04
09:28

In this lecture I introduce students into standardized pre-flop bet sizing concepts.

06:31

In this lecture I discuss starting hand strengths.

05:30

In this lecture I introduce students into 6-Max pre-flop opening hand ranges.

Equilab Software In-Class Lab: Visualizing Opening Hand Ranges
05:45
04:17

In this lecture I discuss pre-flop opening range adustments for full ring poker play.

16:52

In this lecture I discuss the process of determining if you should call a pre-flop raise or not.

10:39

In this lecture I discuss when you can profitably set mine.

08:35

In this lecture I discuss what hands you can limp in behind other limpers pre-flop.

19:27

This lecture is a live play analysis of me playing 4-tables of 6-Max micro stakes poker on Bovada, highlighting pre-flop discussion on pre-flop opening and calling ranges.

16:30

This lecture is a hand history review analysis discussing pre-flop opening and calling ranges.

02:57

In this lecture I introduce students to the concept of balancing their hand ranges and why it is not necessary at the micro stakes.

02:57

In this lecture I discuss Game Theory Optimum (GTO) versus Explotive Poker Play and why we will focus on Exploitive Poker Play in this course.

02:53

In this lecture I discuss why it is so important to have initiative and aggression in poker.

09:20

In this lecture I discuss 3-betting and 4-betting very strong value hands at the micro stakes.

04:37

In this lecture I discuss what type of hands you can and should defend against 3-bets.

05:53

In this lecture I introduce the isolation raise.

06:09

In this lecture I introduce the squeeze play.

06:21

In this lecture I discuss strategies for stealing the blinds from the BTN.

04:02

In this lecture I discuss the thought process for defending against blind steals.

15:50

This lecture is live play with analysis commentary focusing on pre-flop strategies and tactics.

15:58
This lecture is live play with analysis commentary focusing on pre-flop strategies and tactics.
Article

Use Equilab to create and save your pre-flop opening ranges.

Section 7: Important Mathematical Concepts
10:55

In this lecture I discuss pot odds and implied odds.

05:18

In this lecture I introduce the Rule of 2 and 4, which is an easy way to estimate your equity at the poker table.

10:54

In this lecture I demonstrate how we can use simple poker mathematics to determine if we can profitably call a bet with a drawing hand or not.

Article

Practice the Rule of 2 and 4 by reviewing hands you played in the past.

Section 8: Post-Flop Basics
07:32

In this lecture I show you how to evaluate wet and dry board textures.

09:54

In this lecture I discuss how both hand ranges and how to read hand ranges post-flop.

02:27

In this lecture I discuss how to play in limped pots post flop.

Article

Through hand history reviews or watching live play videos, evaluate board textures and estimate your outs.

Section 9: Flop Play and Continuation Bets
13:52

In this lecture I discuss when and when you should not c-bet.

03:30

In this lecture I discuss how to use the delayed c-bet.

12:16

In this lecture I discuss how we should react to continuation bets.

02:44

In this video I discuss the concept of floating.

08:28

In this lecture I discuss how to react to raises.

04:43

In this lecture I discuss what a donk bet is and what it usually means.

Article

Play live poker and practicing your c-betting.

Section 10: Bluffs and Semi-Bluffs
13:10

In this lecture I discuss when we should and should not bluff and semi-bluff at the micro stakes.

Article

Review hands you have played in the past and have bluffed to determine if they were actually good bluffing spots with your new found knowledge on (semi) bluffing.

Section 11: Playing Turns and Rivers
06:57

In this lecture we discuss blank cards versus scare turn and river cards.

06:38

In this lecture we discuss how often bluff catching with hero calls need to work to be profitable.

07:21

In this lecture we discuss a thinking framework for playing turns and rivers with both drawing and made hands.

02:55

In this lecture we revisit the Baluga Theorem.

06:07

In this lecture I discuss the importance of going for thin value on the river.

Article

Via hand reviews or live play, practice evaluating if a turn card is a blank or scare card.

Section 12: Post-Flop Strategy Live Play Session
Article

This section is a 3-part 45-minute live play session, where I play and commentate on my play discussing both pre-flop and post-flop strategies relevant to the course.

Live Play Session - Part 1
14:32
Live Play Session - Part 2
Preview
15:12
Live Play Session - Part 3
17:34

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Instructor Biography

Alton Hardin, Educator. Author. Poker Coach. IT & Business Professional.

Wisdom Begins with Wonder - Socrates

Alton is an educator, poker coach, self-published & best-selling author, and full-time IT and Business professional. He is also the founder of MicroGrinder, a free online website dedicated to micro stakes poker players, where he provides a wide array of free poker resources and poker training, included poker strategy articles and poker training video series.

Outside of poker, Alton is a full-time business and IT professional, where he works in the field of cyber security. He has earned two graduate degrees, an M.B.A. and M.S. in IT Network Management; moreover, he currently holds multiple IT industry certifications.

Alton also has a fond love for teaching. As an undergraduate he group tutored chemistry students and as a graduate student he taught a GMAT prep course. Upon graduating from his MBA program, he began teaching as an adjunct professional for the School of Business & Public Administration at his local state university in the field of Information Systems and IT Management.

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