It is probably the most important tip you can ever get. Games are getting tougher and tougher each day, and it will never be a piece of cake, as it was before. Do not get me wrong; it does not mean these games are not beatable, it only means that players who are not ready to put an effort and time into studying will fall behind.
Therefore, if you want to stay ahead of your competition, you need to keep constantly improving your game and find the best ways to do that. Luckily, there are quite a few options available to everyone.
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Bankroll management is one of the most used poker terms. However, the majority of players do not take time or courtesy to understand this concept fully, and it can lead to very poor results.
I will go even further and say, that without implementing proper bankroll management strategy you are almost guaranteed to go broke at one point of your poker career. Therefore, spend that extra time to build efficient strategy and prevent yourself from unnecessary troubles.
You can quickly become a better poker player if you know a few simple, yet important tricks, which separate the winners from the rest. Therefore, I am happy to introduce a series of articles, where I will cover five costly poker mistakes and how you can deal with it. So get ready to start with Poker Tip #1.
There is a little deja-vu involved while writing this article, for the same has been said a lot of times on different forums and chat rooms. That Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto’s peer-to-peer payment system, is an ideal payment system for circumventing banks and their “terms and conditions”; that the technology is so apt in its intrinsic design, it can completely remove the money-grabbing financial intermediaries from payments.
Online casinos are perhaps the first form of merchant groups that had understood the true potential of having a decentralized payment option on their platforms. The first and foremost casino website that comes to mind is SatoshiDice. Created by Eric Voorhees, the famous Bitcoin veteran, in 2013, the gambling platform once used to record around 5-6% of the value of all Bitcoin transactions.
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.
With over $3 million in live tournament winnings and over $10 million online, Cates is truly one of poker’s elite. One might think his nickname came from the online world, but actually it came while playing live games. He had long hair and admitted to being pretty hairy with a resemblance to Tarzan. The other players started to call him Jungleman, and it sort of stuck.
March 31, 2015
The odds of drawing a royal flush are 30,939 to 1. The chances of pulling 20 out of 20 on an 80-ball Keno are about 3.5 quintillion to 1. Hitting a single number on roulette carries a probability of 35 to 1 against. Gamblers love to know the odds. It is the intriguing part of the strategy. Even when looking at the business of gambling, we all become Jimmy the Greek and look at the spread.
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.
February 12, 2015
It’s actually not that easy to get banned from casinos. For us common folk, it usually takes something drastic. It should even more difficult for a celebrity to get banned from a casino but it doesn’t seem like that’s the exactly case. Improper actions can be covered up and paid for with publicity earned by simply having said celebrity on the property.
With that in mind, a celebrity has to do something pretty outlandish to be banned from a casino. Let’s take a look how these five celebrities went from being VIP to 86ed.
January 29, 2015
Abba’s hit “The Winner Takes it All” was sung by Meryl Streep in a 2008 film called Mamma Mia!. The title: seemingly about gambling. The song: truthfully about divorce.
“Poker Face” was done by Lady Gaga and hit #10 on Billboard’s top 100. The title: seemingly about poker. Song: truthfully about bisexuality.
“The Jack’ was written by ACDC’s lead singer Bon Scott about a “houseful of ladies” the band lived with on tour once in 1976. Title: seemingly about gambling. Song: truthfully about venereal disease.
These aren’t songs about getting nothing for something. Yes, you can play the odds with a lot of things but real gambling means hitting the casinos and poker and Texas Hold ‘em.
Here, in no particular order, are some relatively unknown facts about gambling songs that are really about gambling. No metaphors.