Nick Maslov
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Hello, I'm Nik Maslov, editor of the HisHands blog and your personal poker coach.

2010, I have dedicated myself to studying and playing poker, which led to a significant success at NLHE 2/5-10/20. My passion for the game and desire to share knowledge brought me to coaching.

On my blog, you will find everything you need to improve your level of play, from basic principles to advanced strategies and life hacks. Subscribe to HisHands, and let’s achieve new poker heights together!

How can I be useful for you?

As a coach and editor of the HisHands blog, I am ready to share my deep knowledge of No-Limit Hold’em strategy at medium and high stakes. My articles, video lessons and individual trainings will help you improve your poker level, learn to make optimal decisions, climb the stakes and increase your bankroll.

Nick Maslov

Position or Profession
Editor of the HisHands blog, professional poker coach
Specialization
Cash NLHE 2/5-10/20
Poker experience
  • Player since 2010
  • Poker coach since 2021
Relevant experience in the field
  • More than 10 years of successful poker career playing medium and high stakes
  • Strategy development and coaching players from NLHE 0.5/1 and higher
  • Career profit over $300,000
Personal achievements
  • Profitable regular at NLHE 2/5-10/20
  • Development and maintenance of a popular No-Limit Hold'em course
  • Publication of a series of articles and analytical materials on advanced topics in poker
  • Successfully trained over 100 professional players, many of whom achieved significant success in the game
  • Regular participation in high-stakes offline games
Articles and publications by Nik Maslov
Four of a kind in poker: types, probability and game strategy

Four of a kind in poker: types, probability and game strategy

What are we talking about here? Four of a kind in poker is one of the strongest combinations, which appears quite rarely. With four cards of same rank, the player has every
Poker bots: framework and pitfalls

Poker bots: framework and pitfalls

What are we talking about here? Poker bots are programs that imitate real players, but play much better due to advanced algorithms. It would seem that bots should have become
Poker software: types, functionality

Poker software: types, functionality

What is poker software? Poker software helps to collect players’ stats, develop skills, and calculate the probability of winning. There are other useful features, but it is
Poker strategy, how it works

Poker strategy, how it works

What it is? Poker strategy is a line of action at the table. Numerous factors affect the choice of a playing framework: tournament or cash, pot size, level of opponents, hand.
Which poker room to choose in 2024 to play from Russia

Which poker room to choose in 2024 to play from Russia

Which one to choose? Today, there are a number of online rooms available for Russians, for example, RedStarPoker, Pokerdom, MobilePokerClub and others. However, we must take
Poker mathematics: outs, probabilities, pot odds

Poker mathematics: outs, probabilities, pot odds

What are we talking about here? The mathematics of poker seems difficult to many new players. However, in fact, it is quite simple to master and thereby greatly increase your
GTO in poker, how it works

GTO in poker, how it works

What is it? GTO in poker is the usage of game theory optimal play. Meaning a player performs certain mathematically correct actions. In the long run, this approach implies
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