Each player you encounter at the poker table will play a different style. Your style is based on how you employ basic and advanced strategies.
Here are 7 different poker playing styles you might encounter at the poker table. Most players will generally fit into one of these styles.
What is your style? I try to be a Fox. NIT, TAG & LAG can be winning styles. Mouse, Fish, & Donkey are losing styles.
Super Tight Aggressive Opponent (NIT) Poker Strategy - Evan Jarvis (Gripsed Poker Training)
Tight Aggressive Opponent (TAG) Poker Strategy - Evan Jarvis (Gripsed Poker Training)
Loose Aggressive Opponent (LAG) Poker Strategy - Evan Jarvis (Gripsed Poker Training)
Sly like a fox. Adaptable and unpredictable position, selection, and betting. Uses math and psychology. Exploits opponents weaknesses. Plays balanced when table / field dictates it. Camouflages play. Combines all winning styles to adjust to opponents style, table play, and game flow. Ability to change gears to play the optimal style at all times. Also called a chameleon.
Weak Tight Opponent (Mice) Poker Strategy - Evan Jarvis (Gripsed Poker Training). Scared limper.
Loose Passive Opponent (Fish) Poker Strategy - A fish plays a lot of hands, even out of position. They check and call vs bet and raise. Calling station.
Super Loose Reckless Opponent (Donkey) Poker Strategy - A donkey plays virtually every hand, regardless of position, and bets with whatever, whenever. Hothead maniac is another way to describe this player.
You make money in poker by selling hands not by stealing pots.Evan Jarvis - Gripsed Poker Training
What Type of Poker Player Are You? What's Your Style? - Gripsed Poker Training
Basic Overview of Poker Playing Styles - GreenBeanVideos
Phil Hellmuth has his way to categorize his opponents playing styles.
Poker Strategy works differently on different types of players. Phil has given each player type a corresponding animal.