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Texas Hold’em Getting Started Tips

Texas Hold’em is one of the most fun and most exciting online multiplayer poker games available on the internet. Experienced players can win quite a bit of money playing poker online, usually at the expense of inexperienced players that don’t fully understand the game. When I played at partypoker.com and…

How to Play Caribbean Stud Poker

A favorite on cruise ships and beachfront casinos, Caribbean Stud Poker (also called Spice Island Poker) is an easy game to learn and fun to play online. Game Play Introduction: Caribbean Stud Poker (also called Spice Island Poker) is a variation of the classic five card poker game, but it’s played…

Poker Strategy: Play Speculative Hands when Limits are Low

A player recently asked me, “When playing low limit hold’em like $2-$4 or $3-$6 I usually play tight, aggressive poker, but that approach seems to backfire sometimes when I’m at a table where four and five players see the flop each hand.  It seems that big pocket pairs or top…

Bluffing in Poker – The Basics to Keep in Mind

If a dollar won is twice as sweet as a dollar earned than a hand you win with a bluff is twice as sweet as a hand you won with good cards. There’s nothing quite like bluffing someone out of a big pot and stacking their chips while you muck…

7 Differences between Online Poker and Real Casino Poker

Because so many poker players begin as online aficionados, there are often some misconceptions about what flies and what doesn’t in a brick-and-mortar environment.  Having been a casino poker player for many years, I am often privy to these misconstrued malcontents’ outrage as they argue with the floor on sundry…

Bet365 Unleashes Sprint Poker

There are many different versions of Holdem poker which you can play through the interface of a poker room geared at speed. Words such as extreme or turbo should be familiar to regular sit and go poker players. The good news for all of the speed freaks out there is…

When Not to Play Your Position in Poker

There’s a saying where I come from (a place where I make up all the sayings): “The second liar never has a chance.” In this article, we’re going to examine how we can use this truth about lying to our advantage when defending our blinds. Conventional wisdom has it that…

Poker Strategy: Finding the Maniac at the Poker Table

In poker, just like Like Monty Python’s memorable sketches, “Spot the Loony”, maniacs are almost too easy to identify. They stand out from the crowd so much because they want to stand out. Maniacs need to be the center of attention. Woefully lacking in any kind of self-discipline or control,…