Monthly Archives: March 2010

Moving from Hold’em to Omaha

If you’re bored of playing Texas Hold’em poker and are looking to try learning a different form of the game, Omaha might be an interesting place to start. Many players that are looking to broaden their poker horizons start out … Continue reading

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Stepping Up Your Poker Game

So you’ve learned the rules of your favourite poker game, you’ve splashed around in a few games at the local casino and now you fancy a crack at making some money out of the game. Here are three key pieces … Continue reading

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Limit vs Big Bet Hold’em

Texas Hold’Em can be played with betting limits, or with no restrictions whatsoever. But Hold’em is Hold’em, right? Surely a good poker player can win whether the game is Fixed Limit, Pot Limit or No Limit? Although the rules of … Continue reading

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The Latest Rise and Fall of Isildur1

After a fairly subdued week, followers of online high stakes poker breathed a collective sigh of relief on Monday, mostly thanks to Cole South, Tom “durrrr” Dwan and the unknown Swedish player “Isildur1”. Dwan booked winning sessions against Ilari Sahamies, … Continue reading

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EPT Berlin Robbery Boss Behind Bars

A 28 year old Lebanese man believed to be behind the recent robbery at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Berlin, the venue for this year’s European Poker Tour event in Berlin, has been taken into custody.Go to PokerStars » Go … Continue reading

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Carlos Mortensen Takes WPT Hollywood Poker Open

The World Poker Tour last week held its first tournament in the Midwest region of the United States, the Hollywood Poker Open in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Although the $9,600 + $400 buyin event only drew 143 entrants, there were still some … Continue reading

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Poker Edge Gives You an Edge

Have you ever wondered why the same players keep showing up at your online poker table? Have you ever consider why you frequently lose when they do? The answer is that they probably have the “Edge” – a great piece of … Continue reading

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Picking the Right Table

On entering your favourite poker web site, where do you aim for first? Your preferred card game, a ring game with a stake limit that you are most comfortable with, a tournament with a monster jackpot or all three? Depending … Continue reading

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Bluffing in Poker

So, you have just placed an audacious bluff on the table, when your partner sitting behind you announces to the world “Why did you do that? You haven´t got anything!” What would you do?

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Playing Poker when Short Stacked

Being short-stacked is a position that no poker player likes to find themselves in. You have to acknowledge that you are getting towards the end of your participation in a game and either hang on in for as long as … Continue reading

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