Poker Strategy

Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

Full Tilt Poker unveils new Rush Poker game

Awarded our top poker room with the industry’s best software, Full Tilt Poker has launched a unique and exciting game mode called Rush Poker. As the name suggests, you will be playing an extremely fast-paced No Limit Hold’em poker game. The concept of Rush Poker may seem a bit complicated at first, but is in fact very […]

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Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

World Series of Poker 2009

Since mid-summer, we have all been waiting patiently, anticipating the reconvening of the notorious November Nine, when the nine final tablists of the 2009 World Series of Poker Main Event return to the felt to close out the most prestigious poker tournament in the world. The date is fast approaching as we have finally entered […]

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Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

U.S.: Alternatives to Neteller

What happened? In September 2006, the United States congress passed a law that would prohibit foreign gambling corporations from operating in the United States. This legislation is widely considered a flawed and most importantly – according to the World Trade Organization an unlawful act. It is not illegal for any U.S. citizen to gamble at […]

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Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

Speed Limit Texas Holdem

I recently made the mistake of entering an online tournament just before the end of registration without paying attention to the structure. When I play tournaments, I play no limit Texas holdem with normal blind structures or Omaha high low pot limit. Needless to say, I was quite surprised when the cards started flying on the […]

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Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

Internet Poker Tournaments

A good friend of mine plays in at least one poker tournament every week online with a buy in over $100 and he has been trying to get me to play in them with him for quite some time. I have never been a great tournament poker player so I have avoided playing until recently. I […]

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Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

Troubles in Limit Holdem

I recently had quite a long run of poor results at the limit holdem tables, and it took me a long time to figure out what the problem was. Because there are extended up and down streaks in poker, it is often easy to just assume that you are in a down swing instead of realizing […]

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Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

Did Phil Ivey make a mistake?

I was watching a poker tournament on television last night when the following situation came up. It was down to two handed with Barry Greenstein and Phil Ivey, and Greenstein had a very large chip lead with the blinds quickly eating away at Ivey’s stack. Ivey was dealt Q 2 off suit and Greenstein moved all […]

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Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

All-In or Fold SitNGo Strategy

One of the areas of my poker game that is lacking is my sit and go abilities. I have tried many different strategies, and continually attempt to improve, but continue to struggle. A friend of mine, who happens to be a very good poker player, suggested one of the most interesting strategies that I have […]

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Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

Beware the Early Position Limper

In no limit Texas holdem play; I am always concerned about players from early position who limp into the pot. In my experience, there are two kinds of hands that do this, assuming that the player in question is an average player or better. The first type of hand is a drawing hand that has […]

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Poker Strategy 11-01-2019

Ace High on the River

Though it isn’t often the path to higher profits at the poker table, there are certain situations where it is correct to call a bet on the river with only an Ace high hand. This usually happens in a limit game, but I have seen professional players make similar calls in no limit tournament play. […]

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