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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,…

Get Grinding: How to Play 12+ Hour Online Poker Tournament Sessions

Every tournament poker player in the world has at least two things in common: they want to win as many tournaments and make as much money as possible. Once a player has established that they are winning, playing a volume large enough to reduce the length of downswings and maximize…

Five Trouble Poker Hands and How to Play Them

Some players call them “trouble hands.”  Others call them “dangerous,” but regardless of name, these hands can be costly when misplayed.  Let’s look at five troublesome hands and see how each can lead you down a primrose path if you’re not careful. Pocket Jacks: Not many starting hands are better than…

Tell Tale Signs in Poker – Reading Your Opponent

In poker, we are surrounded by a wealth of information. And to a major extent, being a good player is about noticing, and correctly interpreting, this information. Bad players won’t even pay attention to anything beyond the world of their own cards; great players take in and examine everything. This everything…

Mastering Tilt: Some Tips to Overcome Poker’s Mental Breakdowns

You know the feeling: you’re in the zone, playing your “A” game, and for the most part, getting the cards you need. There’s no one at the table you can’t compete with, and you’re feeling downright smug because your game is strong and your profitability shows it. Then suddenly, inexplicably,…

Craps Betting Strategies: Place Number Bets

The descriptions, payoffs, and odds of place number bets in craps. In craps the 4,5,6,8,9, and 10 are known as the “place numbers.” Players may place bets on these numbers at any times, but they work just like placing an odds bet, but have a worse payoff (besides “hard way”…

Folding

The most common action you’ll take at the poker table is never glamorous and seldom memorable, but it ispoker’s basic bread and butter play. It’s a play we make more often than anything else. We fold. Good players fold most of the time. That’s a major reason why they are good.…