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An Exciting Satellite Finish Part Two
Oct 31, 2006
Seat two won when forced all-in, holding 82. Seat four was knocked out a few hands later, so we were down to nine. Seat six then won two straight hands while all-in in the...
An Exciting Satellite Lesson
Oct 30, 2006
Sometimes we make good plays that don’t work out well, and sometimes we make bad plays that turn out for the best. Recently I made a play that seemed proper at the..
Defining Poker Bankrolls
Oct 28, 2006
The standard bankrolls for various poker games are a source of much discussion among regular poker players. This article defines the ideal bankroll for regular play at
The Bankroll Myth
Oct 28, 2006
Just how important is the size of a recreational poker player’s bankroll in relation to their chosen limits? A related article, Defining Bankrolls, takes a look at the various ways
Moving to Big Bet Poker Games
Oct 18, 2006
Some poker players are born to grind at fixed-limit games. Others are bored to tears by the small wins or infuriated by the swings of bad beats. Not everyone is cut out for big
Side Pots
Oct 18, 2006
Have you played online poker and noticed two separate virtual piles of chips in the middle of the table? Have you seen an all-in situation where one player clearly wins the..
Mechanics of Side Pots
Oct 18, 2006
The blinds are 500/1000, with an ante of 50. With ten players at the table, there are 500 in antes in the pot, plus the blinds. Player one decides to call (but he doesn’t have
Poker Jokes
Oct 18, 2006
What is the…difference between a large pizza and a professional poker player? The large pizza can feed a family of four. I was playing poker…with Tarot cards. I got
Online Poker News for October 9,10,11,13
Oct 18, 2006
FirePay is probably the second-most popular method to transfer money to online poker sites behind Neteller. Some players, who have had restricted access to Neteller due to
Online Poker News for October 8
Oct 18, 2006
Mr. Neverquit was knocked out in third to make the tournament heads-up between Fenster and zach5500. Neverquit’s finish was notable because it was his second
Online Poker News for October 5,6
Oct 18, 2006
Two long-time allies, the United States and the United Kingdom, may find themselves at odds over the recent US passage of legislation designed to curb internet gaming.
Will Online Gaming from the US End?
Oct 09, 2006
The recent passage of the Safe Port Act by the United States’ Congress would seem to have no bearing on online poker players or casino patrons, save for a virtual last...
Analysis of the UIGE by Gambling Attorney Nelson Rose
Oct 09, 2006
Nelson Rose is a preeminent specialist attorney in the field of gambling law. His response to the UIGE follows.
Online Poker News for October 2, 3, 4
Oct 09, 2006
Harrah’s, the parent company of the World Series of Poker, confirmed it received a buyout bid from an investor’s group. Harrah’s would not comment on the....
Online Poker News for September 29, 30
Oct 09, 2006
This $500+30 Pot-Limit Omaha (High Only) event drew 867 entries for another prize that would exceed the guarantee by almost 50 per cent. The funniest joke in online poker....
Online Poker News for September 26, 27, 28
Oct 09, 2006
Party Poker is in the beta-testing phase of rolling out Mac computer compatible versions of its software. Since the completed software is not available yet, some features are
Other Poker Games Online
Oct 04, 2006
Holdem, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, and Stud are easy games to find online. All poker sites at least offer them, even if nobody plays them. Going to Poker Stars, Full Tilt Poker...
Playing Poker Professionally
Oct 04, 2006
It’s probably safe to say that anybody who has played a few hands of poker and won a few pots has at least considered the possibility of playing for a living. The....
Statements From Online Poker Sites Regarding US Legislation
Oct 03, 2006
The Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act of 2006, which was passed in amendment form by the US Congress on October 2, has generated a lot of buzz. Much analysis..
Online Poker News for September 20
Oct 03, 2006
Poker Stars has demonstrated its unique ability to lowball guaranteed prize pools in this year’s World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), and Event Five, the $500+30..
Online Poker News for September 20
Oct 03, 2006
Winners of a special $55 MTT at Doyle’s Room held on October 29 will receive a $5000 trip to Big Fork, MT (near Doyle’s ranch) to take part in the first-ever “System Poker
Online Poker News for September 20
Oct 03, 2006
Main sponsor Full Tilt Poker an the ABC Television Network brought 24 professional poker players together will twelve amateurs for an interesting tournament format. The South
A Low Flopped Flush
Sept 26, 2006
Do these types of calculations offline, when you’re out of the game. Making the time then to understand these situations fully will make you a much better poker player...
Probability Calculations in Texas Holdem
Sept 26, 2006
Every Texas Holdem player, regardless of experience, has encountered this most basic probability aspect of the game. Assuming a standard pack of 52 cards, how many..
Introducing Statistical Calculations
Sept 26, 2006
The more accurate way of determining the number of combinations that are possible in card-dealing situations is to use combinatorial mathematics. This is a faster way to..
UltimateBet Debuts Elimination Blackjack
Sept 26, 2006
Poker’s meteoric rise in the last few years has barely made a dent in the popularity of other casino games, which continue to flourish. One already popular casino game,....
Weekly Online Poker News
Sept 26, 2006
This new weekly feature will cover all aspects of the poker world, including new developments in online poker, results and schedules for the biggest live poker tournaments....
Weekly Online Poker News (Continued)
Sept 26, 2006
Charlotte, NC based PokerTek issued a press release announcing that the Michigan Gaming Control Board has awarded regulatory approval for Michigan casinos to use...
Flopping a Set - Too Many Opponents
Sept 20, 2006
Part One of this series discussed the classic slow play, and how to use it to advantage when you flop a big hand in a fixed-limit holdem game. This Part Two addresses another
Wait Until the Turn - The Classic Slow Play
Sept 20, 2006
When do you raise a big hand that you’ve flopped? When do you check-raise? The answers to these questions might give you an insight into your game and take you to....
Poker Feng Shui
Sept 16, 2006
It may sound like an old wives tale, pseudo-science, or even New Age horseflop, but Feng Shui (pronounced “fang shway”) is a real art to some, especially in Eastern....
Hundreds in Monthly Bonuses at Crypto Sites
Sept 16, 2006
Part One and Part Two of this series are an FAQ about the sites in general. This section lists the individual bonuses offered by each site. William Hill is the online arm of a very
Hundreds in Monthly Bonuses at Crypto Sites
Sept 16, 2006
This part continues the FAQ started in Crypto Bonuses - Part One. Part Three details the bonus offerings at each of the sites. It depends on the games available and the time..
Hundreds in Monthly Bonuses at Crypto Sites
Sept 16, 2006
Chances are you’re playing for a bonus at some time in your online poker pursuits. Some online poker players never play at a poker site unless they’re clearing a bonus..
Three Omaha High-Low Hands - Part 2
Sept 16, 2006
This is the continuation of an article detailing a series of twelve hands in which I almost doubled a buy-in at a limit table due to some bad plays, lucky draws, and timely bets.
Three Omaha High-Low Hands
Sept 16, 2006
Omaha High-Low is a great game to play. There is lots of action. Draws that don’t pay in holdem can be successful in this game. It is a profitable game for medium-to-high skilled
Big Changes at iPoker Sites
Sept 12, 2006
Sometimes big news happens in the online poker world, and it’s just too good to wait to share the information! The iPoker Network recently rolled out some new features and
Paradise Poker Million Dollar Freeroll 3
Sept 10, 2006
The Million Dollar Freeroll promotion at Paradise Poker consists of a long series of qualifier Multi Table Tournaments. Entry into the (three daily) MTTs is available
Using your Neteller Account
Sept 10, 2006
The most basic use of a Neteller account for poker players is transferring money to and from sites. From the cashier page of most sites, Neteller is a deposit or withdrawal....
Setting up your Neteller Account
Sept 10, 2006
Neteller is the premier online e-wallet system behind only PayPal, which is virtually out of the gaming transactions business since its takeover by eBay. Neteller commenced..
CD Poker Review and Bonus Code
Sept 06, 2006
CD Poker is a member of the rapidly growing iPoker network, which includes sites like Titan Poker and Noble Poker among its most notable. Fair Poker, Bet Fred Poker..
2006 US Poker Championship
Sept 05, 2006
October 3 is the kickoff of the Main Event at the US Poker Championship, held at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This will be the tenth running...
Online Poker Tournaments in September
Sept 01, 2006
This series of articles tours the largest poker sites for news of bonuses and tournaments, including freerolls. Tournaments and bonus terms are subject to change.
Online Poker Tournaments in September - Part 2
Sept 01, 2006
Right now, UltimateBet is all about Aruba. The upcoming September 23 start of the UltimateBet Poker Classic means that satellite tournaments are running like crazy. The fun..
Online Poker Tournaments in September - Part 3
Sept 01, 2006
Right now, UltimateBet is all about Aruba. The upcoming September 23 start of the UltimateBet Poker Classic means that satellite tournaments are running like crazy. The fun..
World Championship of Online Poker
Sept 01, 2006
September 16 is the fast-approaching kickoff of the 2006 World Championship of Online Poker (WCOOP), an annual series of tournaments held at Poker Stars. The eighteen...


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