A poker strategy consists of the optimal moves a player can take throughout the game. Depending on the size of the stack, the number of opponents, and the style of game, strategies might vary.

Short stack Methodology (less than 40 big blinds)

This approach is founded on the premise that if your stack is relatively tiny compared to the amount of the large blind, you may still reach a favorable outcome even though your odds of winning are low. For instance, with a $1 stack, a $10 pot, and a 20% probability of winning, an all-in wager results in eight instances of losing $1 and two instances of winning $10 for every 10 draws. This indicates that the expected value of this action is 12 dollars.

Medium stack technique (more than 40 big blinds)

A effective approach for mid-stack poker entails playing a range of powerful hands. Your position should be considered, and you should play accordingly. Aggressive moves following the flop should also be considered. This approach requires you to play your draws and top pairings extremely quickly.

Deep stack strategy (100 and more bug blinds)

If you have a large stack, there is no need to play only the best hands. You should instead attempt to enter the pot with speculative hands that have the potential to flop large. While you don’t want to be set mining with a low stack in an MTT, your little and average pocket pairs become far more potent in deep stack poker scenarios.

You have sufficient implied odds to see the flip and attempt to stack a player who overplays a large pocket pair.