Holdem is just about individuals and seating. All experienced Holdem enthusiasts agree that position in no limit Holdem is fundamentally essential. Playing your hole cards in last spot will be much more beneficial than in starting poker position. This is seeing that much more info is gathered before acting.

i.e., I was playing a $1-$2 no limit money game at a local spot. I bumbled in with 2, 9 unsuited on the dealer button, so I could see a little excitement. Flop arrived A-A-4. A player in early position placed a $15 bet. Two players drop out and it was my turn. I really should have folded, but something seemed a little odd. I ID’d this person as a weak-tight person, and usually if he had the biggest hand he would simply check, so I called.

The turn came down with a 7, making it A-A-4-7. My opponent laid an additional bet of $20. I hesitated a little bit, but took a chance to re-raise an additional $30thirty dollars over and above his $20. He folds and I won the chips.

Sitting at late position allows you an insight into where you stand by studying how other individuals react and bet. On the other hand, people at early position could use their poker position to check-raise the last positioned competitors and trap them later at the end. In Texas Hold’em, each spots, last and early must be played carefully.