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eCheck Casinos

EChecks – When to Use Them, Why to Use Them, and How to Use Them For most online game players, one of the most difficult parts of establishing an account involves finding a deposit/funding option that works and is easy to use. Echeck Casinos have solved this...
Video Poker Tips

Video Poker Tips

Searching for a quick strategy guide to get some video poker tips? Read and study this page in full and I guarantee it will increase your video poker knowledge! If you can’t remember everything, that’s fine, use it for reference while you’re playing....
Apply Yourself at Learning Poker

Apply Yourself at Learning Poker

Whenever you read poker strategy guides or books, you must be prepared to study them carefully. Merely skimming the contents will not advance your game very much at all. You should always consider the strategic implications of anything you read to get the maximum value from it.
Pot Equity Edge (LHE)

Pot Equity Edge (LHE)

In Limit Hold'em, you'll often have a pot equity edge, even with less than 50% equity, if there are many players in the hand. If you can get them to keep putting chips in the pot, you should probably raise with such an edge. If some of them will fold, though, you should probably just call.

Let ’em Ride Poker

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Real Money Slots

Online real money slot machines have long been a staple for internet casinos. Recently, these machines have begun paying out large jackpots, sometimes up to a million dollars and above. For the most part, the slot machines one finds in an online casino will be similar...
Blackjack Strategy

Blackjack Strategy

Blackjack players face the house, not each other. Psychology and game theory do not come into play with blackjack unlike poker; instead it is all about mathematics. Computer simulations have been run to determine the optimal strategy to use in blackjack, and this is...

Joker Poker

Joker Poker is a fan favorite video poker game with a similar format to the classic Jacks or Better. The big change is cards are dealt from a 53 card deck rather than a 52 card deck, with the additional card being a Joker which plays wild. This sees some changes to...
ISF – Why Being OOP Sucks

ISF – Why Being OOP Sucks

being in position provides players with an additional street of information compared to being out of position, allowing for better pot control, and highlighting that the strength of a player's hand can often be overshadowed by the advantages of position, even when facing stronger hands

Moving from $1/2 to $2/4

Although you have the bankroll, you may not decide to move up just quite yet, which is more than understandable. However, there are two reasons in doing so: First: The players play just as bad at $2/4 as they do in $1/2. In essence, the same quality play will net you...
Badugi Rules

Badugi Rules

Badugi is a weird, yet addictive, type of poker. You get four cards, and you have to try to make the lowest possible hand without repeating ranks or suits. There are three draws, so you have ample opportunity to get rid of cards you don't like.
5 Card Stud Rules

5 Card Stud Rules

5 Card Stud has long been popular in home games although it's difficult to find online. While there are similarities between this game and 7 Card Stud, there are fewer cards dealt. One similarity between 5 Card Stud and Texas Hold'em is that there are four rounds of betting.
Playing Poker Inside a Goldfish Bowl

While Waiting Poker Tells

insights into reading opponents' body language and actions when it's your turn to act in a poker game, covering topics like identifying potential openers, raisers, and bluffers, as well as understanding subtle cues that can indicate a player's intentions
Live Dealer Blackjack Casino

Live Dealer Blackjack Casino

Live Dealer Blackjack Casinos host live dealer games where an actual person is dealing the cards. You can chat with them while you are waiting on your next hand. Casinos often encourage you to ask about Blackjack strategies or just talk about life in general. Chat it...
Double or Nothing SNG Advanced Strategy – Middle Stages

Playing Blinds in SNGs

Playing from the blinds in a SNG tournament is tricky. You'll often be getting very favorable pot odds and thus be inclined to play many hands. But you should remember that you'll be out of position without the initiative. In early levels, it's far better to stay out of trouble by playing tight.
When It’s Safe to Bet Poker Tells

The UTG Live Straddle

Straddling under the gun is sometimes done in live, loose poker games. When a player straddles, the blinds lose value, but every other position gains value. Because the pot will play about twice as large as normal, you should change your starting hand requirements to take account of the straddle.
Apply Yourself at Learning Poker

Should You Multi-Table?

explores the pros and cons of multi-tabling in poker, suggesting that while it can increase earnings, it's not suitable for everyone and may depend on individual skills, the competitive landscape, and the ability to adapt to faster gameplay

Spiderman Slots & Jackpots

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Playing the Small Blind in an MTT Part 1

Playing the Small Blind in an MTT Part 1

When it's folded to your SB in a poker tournament, you ought to be shoving pretty wide if your stack is small. You need to consider how often the big blind will fold, how often he will call and win, and how often he will call and you will win to be able to calculate if it's profitable to go all in.
Badugi Rules

How to Play Texas Hold’em Poker

If you've watched televised poker tournaments, the players were probably playing No Limit Texas Hold'em. With two blinds to get the action started and four rounds of betting, there's plenty of action to be found. All-in confrontations are somewhat common especially in tournaments.

Deuces Wild

Deuces Wild is one of the most well-known video poker games, along with other classics like Jacks or Better, and is the most commonly found game featuring wild cards. As its name implies, all deuces (2’s) are wild and therefore can be substituted for any card to...

X-Men Slots & Jackpots

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3D Slots

3D Slots

3D slot machines are sweeping across the casino industry. Players around the world can’t get enough of the 3D slot games. This modern version of video slots provides even more fun and entertainment than its predecessor. Each of the 3D slot machines has its own...

Video Slots

Video Slots have long been one of the more popular forms of online gambling. Virtually every live and online casino will have a wide range of video slots games for all of their members. For those new to online casinos, the sheer variety of games can be quite...

Double Double Jackpot Poker

As you’ve probably already guessed, Double Double Jackpot Poker is very similar to the video poker variant Double Jackpot Poker. Although Royal Flush still pays out the most, four-of-a-kind is the hand to hit in this game. Players should take note that in this...

Double Double Bonus Poker

Double Double Bonus Poker is the last in the series of “Bonus Poker” type games. They take the idea from Bonus Poker and Double Bonus Poker to never before seen heights as the 1-4 coin pay outs for four Aces exceeds Royal Flushes! Indeed, this is one of...
The $6,000,000 Poker Player

The $6,000,000 Poker Player

by combining the skills and attributes of various top players, one can conceptualize the ultimate poker player, with attributes such as the fundamentals of Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari, the aggression of Phil Ivey, the creativity of Tom "Durrrr" Dwan, and the hand-reading abilities of Phil Galfond
Leveling by Gametight

Tilt and Why

the psychological aspects of tilt in poker, highlighting how humans inherently link failure with self-worth, and emphasizes the importance of recognizing and managing these emotions in real-time during poker games to prevent irrational decisions and maintain optimal gameplay

Play Slots for Money

While most people greatly enjoy the casino experience, only a small percentage of the population has the freedom to visit their local brick-and-mortar as often as they would like. Whether it’s because you have to watch the kids, don’t have access to a car,...
Leveling by Gametight

Be Vito, not Cyclone Hart

illustrates the psychological aspects of winning, emphasizing that both the "coward" and the "hero" feel the same emotions but react differently, and relates this to the mental challenges faced in poker tournaments, particularly after the bubble bursts
ISF – Why Being OOP Sucks

ISF – Forming Ranges: Part 2

the complexities of forming postflop hand ranges, emphasizing the importance of strategically grouping hands to maximize profitability, understanding the interplay between hands within a range, and making informed decisions based on the strength and potential of hands relative to an opponent's range
Poker Bad Beats And You

Poker Bad Beats And You

You have a pretty looking hand and your opponent has a funny, lopsided looking hand and you’re happy to see that all the money goes in the pot. The end. Everything after that is just an illusion taking your focus away from a truth in poker. You’ve made the...
In the Trenches: Winning at Low-Limit Poker

How the Games Have Changed

the evolution of online poker since the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006, highlighting how the games have become more challenging due to an educated player base, the rise of multi-tabling, and the increased use of aggressive strategies