April 1, 2015
It is hard to find anyone who plays poker, whether professionally or as an amateur, who hasn’t heard the name Daniel Cates. Daniel ‘Jungleman’ Cates, is one of the rare poker players who came up through the online poker ranks and was able to conquer the live tournament circuit as well.
March 30, 2015
Live betting has been gaining popularity recently and has created a playground for action junkies. Because live betting includes bets while the game is being played, there are a variety of betting options.
February 13, 2015
Martin Jacobson went into the final table of the 2014 World Series of Poker Main Event with the second shortest stack of the final nine players. He also went into that final table as the only player to have more than $1 million in WSOP tournament winnings. While coming close to a title a few times, he was never able to put that gold bracelet on his wrist until last year when he claimed the most coveted prize in poker.
January 8, 2015
The ideal poker hand means different things to different people. Beginners think the ideal poker hand is one of the best starting hands such as a pair of aces while intermediate players extend their range of ideal poker hands to include suited connectors and other speculative hands.
December 10, 2014
Many top poker professionals can hardly believe the poker skill or luck debate continues to be a topic of discussion. The reason? Poker isn’t entirely a game of skill OR luck – it is a combination of both.
November 17, 2014
Playing poker isn’t often seen as a “real” profession by those on the outside. Some people have a moral issue with the idea of taking other people’s money for a living and some find it difficult to associate the term professional with someone who plays a game.
October 10, 2014
Tilt is an emotional response that usually results from a bad beat or losing a big pot. Your emotional response interferes with your ability to think clearly and results in poor decision-making and irrational actions. If you play poker, chances are you have experienced the dreaded tilt.
August 27, 2014
Choosing the right poker game depends more on your personality and less on the game itself. With that said, there are several factors to consider before picking a new poker game to focus on.
August 11, 2014
Multi-table poker allows players the opportunity to maximize earning potential while playing online. When a player becomes consistent at a level, they have the option to either increase limits or add more tables at the existing limits. Like moving up in limits, changing game type or playing against new players, adding more tables to your session means harnessing new skills.
July 15, 2014
You understand the power of position, you are able to fold a good hand based on the action and you are comfortable playing speculative hands like suited connectors and small pairs. Basically, you have mastered the basics of poker and are now ready to take your game to the next level.