Set Mining – A deceptively simple strategy to trap your poker adversaries

Set Mining – A deceptively simple strategy to trap your poker adversaries

Set mining in poker is one of the simplest strategies in the no limit hold’em playbook. It’s simple because it epitomises fit or fold poker; if you make your hand, play big; if you miss the flop, fold. This article lays out the fundamental principles of set mining, and how you can successfully integrate it into your game. What is set mining? In basic terms, a player is set mining when they’re dealt a small to medium pocket pair, and they invest a relatively small amount of their stack with into a pot with the intention of making three of Read more »