Crush Micro Stakes Online Poker: The Complete Mastery Guide
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Crush Micro Stakes Online Poker: The Complete Mastery Guide

Learn to Master and Crush Online Micro Stakes 6-Max and Full Ring No Limit Hold’em Poker Cash Games!
4.2 (172 ratings)
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Created by Alton Hardin
Last updated 2/2017
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  • 16 Articles
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What Will I Learn?
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
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Requirements
  • Basic understanding of No Limit Hold’em poker
  • A desire to become a winning poker player
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 $1,000 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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Who 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 For This Course
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Introduction
8 Lectures 34:40



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

How to Get The Most Out Of This Course
01:40

Strategies for Poker Learning Success
07:22

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

How to Leave a Review
01:26


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.

Student Exercise 1: Introduce Yourself
00:07
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How to Get a Leak Finder Review
3 Lectures 07:25
How to Get a Free Leak Finder Review
01:00

Instructions for Getting a Leak Finder Review
00:56

How to Record a Video for Your Leak Finder Video
05:29
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Fundamental Poker Concepts
10 Lectures 01:36:08
Section Introduction
02:17

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

Understanding and Embracing Variance
13:37

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

Managing Tilt
09:21

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

Preview 10:32

Bankroll Management Tools
14:15

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

Multi-Tabling Strategy
08:55

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.

Becoming a Student of The Game
09:15

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

The Power of Position
19:29

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

  • Skill Advantage
  • Positional Advantage
  • Card Advantage
Preview 08:23

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

Student Exercise 2
00:04
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HUD Stats & Player Types
8 Lectures 01:09:17
Section Introduction
01:20

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

Basic HUD Stats
13:08

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

HUD Stats Live Demonstration
09:24

Poker Tracker 4 HUD Set-up Demonstration
09:13

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

Preview 10:46

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

Categorizing Good Player Types
14:18

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

Categorizing Bad Player Types
11:01

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.

Student Exercise 3
00:07
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Essential Topics
13 Lectures 56:50
Section Introduction
02:24

In this lecture I introduce the concept of hand ranges.

Introduction to Hand Ranges
08:12

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

Preview 08:50

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

Having a Plan
03:39

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

Dominated Hands
03:26


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.

Introduction to the Gap Theory
02:08

Gap Theory Demonstration
05:35

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

The Baluga Theorem
02:38

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

Hand Reading Hand Ranges
02:44

In this lecture I discuss two important poker concepts:

  • Effective Stack Sizes
  • Stack-to-Pot Ratios (SPRs)
Effective Stack Sizes and Stack-to-Pot Ratios (SPRs)
08:52

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

Bet Sizing Terminology Basics
03:35

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

Student Exercise 4
00:15
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Pre-Flop Strategy
31 Lectures 03:57:11
Section Introduction
04:04

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

Preview 09:28


Exploitative Pre-Flop Raise Sizing Adjustments
02:12

In this lecture I discuss starting hand strengths.

Starting Hand Strength
06:31

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

6-Max Pre-Flop Opening Ranges
05:30

More on Opening and Other Pre-Flop Ranges
07:02

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

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

Pre-Flop Opening Range Adjustments for Full Ring
04:17

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

Pre-Flop Calling Ranges
16:52

A More In-Depth and Detailed Look at Cold-Calling Ranges
09:25

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

Preview 10:39

More on Set-Mining
06:55

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

Limping in Multi-Way Pots
08:35

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.

Pre-Flop Opening & Calling Ranges Live Play Analysis
19:27

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

Pre-Flop Opening & Calling Ranges Hand History Review Analysis
16:30

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

Introduction to Balancing Ranges
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.

Game Theory Optimum (GTO) versus Explotive Poker Play
02:57

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

Initiative and Aggression
02:53

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

3-Betting and 4-Betting at the Micros
09:20


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

Defending Against 3-bets
04:37

In this lecture I introduce the isolation raise.

Isolation Raising
05:53

In this lecture I introduce the squeeze play.

The Squeeze Play
06:09

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

Stealing the Blinds
06:21

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

Defending Against Blind Steals
04:02

Theoretical and Mathematical Approach to Blind Defense
14:34

Pre-Flop Ranges as Guidelines and Making Adjustments
05:35

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

Preview 15:50

This lecture is live play with analysis commentary focusing on pre-flop strategies and tactics.
Pre-Flop Live Play - Part 2
15:58

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

Student Exercise 5
00:05
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Important Mathematical Concepts
5 Lectures 31:05

In this lecture I discuss pot odds and implied odds.

Pot Odds and Implied Odds
10:55

Calculating Pot Odds Percentages The Easy Way
03:50

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

Rule of 2 and 4
05:18

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.

Can We Call?
10:54

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

Student Exercise 6
00:08
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Post-Flop Basics
4 Lectures 20:01

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

Preview 07:32

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

Hand Ranges
09:54

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

Limped Pots
02:27

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

Student Exercise 7
00:08
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Flop Play and Continuation Bets
7 Lectures 45:39

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

Continuation Betting (C-Betting)
13:52

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

The Delayed Continuation Bet
03:30

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

Facing a Continuation Bet
12:16

In this video I discuss the concept of floating.

Floating
02:44

In this lecture I discuss how to react to raises.

Preview 08:28

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

The Donk Bet
04:43

Play live poker and practicing your c-betting.

Student Exercise 8
00:06
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Bluffs and Semi-Bluffs
3 Lectures 20:52

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

Bluffing at the Micro Stakes
13:10

More on Bluffing & Semi-Bluffing at the Micro Stakes
07:35

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.

Student Exercise 9
00:07
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About the Instructor
Alton Hardin
4.4 Average rating
618 Reviews
9,071 Students
10 Courses
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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