Monthly Archives: April 2010

Moving From Live to Online Poker

If you’re looking to make the switch from live to internet poker, be sure to realise there are some major differences between the two. You might be a winning poker player at your local casino, but dipping your toe into … Continue reading

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Playing the Ace Rag

The majority of novice poker players hold on to too many unprofitable hands, one of the most common being the “rag ace”. The exact definition of “rag ace” can be argued over, but essentially, it is an ace with a … Continue reading

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EPT Monte Carlo Grand Final Underway

Nick Schulman is the proud owner of the chip lead at the end of the second day’s poker in Monte Carlo, scene of the sixth PokerStars European Poker Tour Grand Final. The 25 year old from Manhattan is a clear … Continue reading

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FTOPS XVI Underway

The sixteenth Full Tilt Online Poker Series is well and truly under way and the world’s second largest online poker room have made FTOPS better than ever, with $18 million guaranteed to be won, across some thirty different poker tournaments.Go … Continue reading

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Equality In Poker

A brand new US Ladies Poker Championship has been announced by LIPS (Ladies International Poker Series), which will take place in the autumn. The ladies only poker tournament will take place on September 4th and 5th at the Golden Nugget … Continue reading

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David Williams Wins WPT Championship

David Williams has landed the eighth World Poker Tour Championship Event, after coming through a star studded final table at the Bellagio hotel and casino. The Texan, who famously finished second to Greg Raymer in the 2004 World Series of … Continue reading

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Know Your Outs and Pot Odds

Most poker players, even complete novices, will be aware of the concept of pot odds. To become a long term winner at poker, it is essential to put your chips into the pot only when receiving the correct price (or … Continue reading

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Playing Ace-King

Ace King can be one of the trickiest hands to play in No Limit Hold’em, particularly in tournaments. Many inexperienced, novice players win lots of small pots holding “Big Slick”, but when they lose with Ace King, they tend to … Continue reading

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Liv Boeree Wins EPT San Remo

Liv Boeree is the PokerStars EPT San Remo champion, after coming through a 1,240 strong field to land the €1,250,000 first prize, becoming the third woman to win a European Poker Tour title in the process.Go to PokerStars » Go … Continue reading

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Playing Short Handed Poker

There are two meanings for the term “Short handed” in poker games. The one most frequently applied, is when players are playing on a ring table comprising of only 6 players, however the phrase can also relate to the endgame … Continue reading

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