Playing Heads Up Poker is a true test of one's poker skill and ability. Heads-up poker is perhaps one of the single most overlooked aspects of improving your own game especially when you consider that in tournaments the difference in payouts between a first place win and a second place finish can often vary vastly percentage wise with most first place wins rewarding the winner substantially more than all other entrants.
What sparked me into writing this information is I recently won a few T$ at PokerStars and wanted to convert them into real money, so I figured Heads-Up Poker was the way to go as it is quick and basically 50/50 chance of winning, which actually ended up me winning six out of the seven games I played, making made me think about heads up a bit, and that perhaps there is a better way to play the game or some kind of advanced Heads Up Poker Strategy, so with that idea in mind I googled "win playing heads up" and got very few decent search results, I then looked for books on the subject matter and only found one or two books matching the description, apparently Collin Moshman's "Heads-Up No-Limit Hold 'em" is the definitive book on the subject matter, yet I read several reviews that implied it was a bit too basic for advanced players so I decided to give it a skip.
Which lead to me compiling this guide about how to win playing heads up no limit Texas Hold’em and the best strategy to use against your opponents based on the information I have gathered and read with a bit of personal experience added.
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