# Donovan Panone

Donovan started playing poker in 2004 and is an experienced tournament and cash game player who has a passion for teaching and helping others improve their game.

## Poker Playing Styles

By Donovan Panone | General Concepts

In order to understand how to play the player and not just the cards, we’ll start by identifying some of the main poker personality types you will encounter. Read more

## Poker and the Value of Position

By Donovan Panone | General Concepts

Position is a key consideration in poker. In this poker lesson we’re going to introduce you to the power behind this fundamental concept of poker. Read more

## Reading Betting Patterns

By Donovan Panone | Hand Reading

In this poker lesson we’ll detail the most common betting patterns you’ll see in poker games and we’ll provide some strategies for reading players better. Read more

## Understanding Expected Value

By Donovan Panone | Math & Probability

Expected value is a very important concept in poker. When you make decisions that have a positive expected value you’ll be profitable in the long run. Read more

## Fold Equity

By Donovan Panone | General Concepts

A lesson on the important poker concept of fold equity. Always know how much fold equity you have and how to use it, especially in poker tournaments. Read more

## Calculating Expected Value

By Donovan Panone | Math & Probability

In this poker lesson we take your understanding of expected value to another level and talk about the primary criteria for thinking about expected value. Read more

## Poker and Playing Position

By Donovan Panone | Bluffing & Plays

In poker there are many ways to use position to your advantage and in this lesson we focus on strategies for using position both pre-flop and post-flop. Read more

## Poker and the Art of Representing

By Donovan Panone | Bluffing & Plays

In poker each bet and action will tell a story about your hand and it’s your job to make that story as believable as possible in order to represent a hand. Read more

## The Re-Raise / Re-Steal

By Donovan Panone | Tournament Play

This poker lesson will focus on tournament situations when the goal of re-raising pre-flop is to get the other player to fold, known as the re-steal. Read more

## Thinking Through a Poker Hand

By Donovan Panone | Tournament Play

In poker you need to think beyond the cards you play. In tournament poker there are many situational factors that need to be considered when playing a hand. Read more

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