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Video Poker Trainer

Video Poker Trainer

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Sit-n-Go Strategy Guide Part 2

Sit-n-Go Strategy Guide Part 2

There are important differences in play between single-table and multi-table SNGs. There are other important considerations if you're playing satellite Sit and Gos. Regardless of the type of SNG you play, you should observe your opponents and take relevant notes on them.
Texas Calculatem Odds Calculator

Texas Calculatem Odds Calculator

review of Texas Calculatem, a poker odds calculator, highlighting its features such as real-time hand strength analysis, odds-based recommendations, and automatic adjustments based on table position and number of players, aiming to help online Texas Holdem poker players make more informed and profitable decisions
chardrian’s True Value of AK

chardrian’s True Value of AK

AK is, without a doubt, an excellent hand. It is ahead or flipping against every hand except AA and KK. Nevertheless, you should exercise caution with AK if there are multiple raises in front of you. If there are folds, limpers or a single raise in front of you, you should absolutely play it.

Online Casino Amex

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Evaluating NLHE MTT Structure

Evaluating NLHE MTT Structure

There are many different poker tournament structures that are common today. You need to evaluate the structure in any given MTT to determine how your strategy should change. The depth of the starting stacks (in big blinds) is an especially important factor to consider.

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,...
Small Stakes Heads Up

Small Stakes Heads Up

the evolution of small stakes heads-up cash games, emphasizing the importance of adapting to aggressive players, the value of patience, and the shift from preflop and flop aggression to mastering turn and river strategies
Sit-n-Go Strategy Guide Part 2

Sit-n-Go Strategy Guide Part 3

When determining what level of SNGs to play, you need to carefully consider your bankroll as well as your own confidence that you can beat a level. Remember to start out playing tight and loosen up later on in a tournament. Always be objective when analyzing your own play.
How to Play Texas Hold’em Poker

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.

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Poker Odds of an Ace In Hand

Basic Poker Odds

the probabilities associated with various poker scenarios, detailing the chances of being dealt specific hands pre-flop, the likelihood of achieving certain hand combinations post-flop, and the odds of hitting desired hands on the turn or river
iPhone Poker

iPhone Poker

challenges and solutions for playing online poker on iPhones and other iDevices, highlighting that native real-money poker apps are currently not allowed on the App Store but there are workarounds like using Java clients through jailbreaking or employing remote desktop methods

Canadian Online Casinos

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The Process of Learning in Poker

Bless the Beats

how to handle and recover from poker losses, emphasizing the importance of taking breaks, reflecting on gameplay decisions, avoiding sharing bad beat stories, maintaining a positive attitude, and the significance of resilience and returning to the game with renewed focus
soupie’s Win MTT Poker 02 – Be a Big Picture Person

Higher Stakes MTT Strategy

There are big differences between low-stakes MTTs and tournaments at higher levels. In larger tourneys, there are fewer loose-passive players and more tight-aggressive opponents. It's important to be able to mix up your ranges a bit so that you can't be easily read.
ISF – Putting Together Ranges: Practice

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
Renton’s Small Stakes NLHE Ring Strategy: Postflop I

Card Looking Poker Tells

the importance of observing opponents' reactions when they look at their cards in poker games, suggesting that players can gain valuable insights into their opponents' hands by noting their behaviors, such as the speed of their reactions, shuffling habits, and responses to the flop
Exploiting Your Image

The Problem with Physical Tells

While many novice poker players place significant emphasis on physical tells and bluffing, the article highlights the challenges and inaccuracies of relying solely on these cues, emphasizing that tells can be misleading, often overlap with standard play, and can detract from more critical aspects of the game like spotting betting patterns and board reading
Poker Odds of an Ace In Hand

Pot Odds and Outs Chart

You need to learn the odds of completing common drawing hands in order to have any chance at the poker tables. Memorize the chart contained in this article or at least learn how to approximate your chances by applying a simple formula. There are also software tools that allow precise calculation.
The Process of Learning in Poker

The PokerJanitor’s Philosophy

author's personal approach to poker, emphasizing the importance of consistent practice, unpredictability, learning from televised poker (with a discerning eye), staying true to one's personality at the table, and handling intimidation and losses with resilience and a growth mindset “Well,” she said, “I've always wanted to get good at poker. Could you teach me?” So, rather than simply tossing “Super System 2” in her lap and watching the NFL playoffs, I'll spend some quality time teaching her how to play. That shows what a caring guy I am, right? I think so, at least. Also I get to eat homemade bread. What's not to love?
Playing Long Sessions

Personal Attacks and the Check Raise

There's a weird school of thought that check-raising in live poker is unfriendly or ungentlemanly behavior. But it is merely just another tool in your strategic arsenal. It's usually not used to make a personal assault against an opponent. Use it to bet for value or bluff as usual.
Poker Odds of an Ace In Hand

Calculating Pot Odds in Texas Holdem

Pot odds are something that every poker player must become familiar with. You need to learn how to use the size of the pot, the size of the bet facing you and the number of outs you have to determine if you can profitably call. After you've mastered pot odds, move on to implied odds.