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Poker Tools Introduction
In this section you will find a collection of pages designed to make your poker play more comfortable and, most importantly, profitable. A selection of tools and reviews from odds tables to poker tables will ensure that you make the best choices on the felt (virtual or otherwise), and that you have he quality live equipment. Guides and tips from both the FTR staff and knowledgeable members will help steer you through the topics so that you can make the choice that is best suited to your game.
Just as you would take time to deliberate which online poker room to deposit on, which brick & mortar casino to visit is worth some serious thought. Luckily for you FTR can lend you a helping hand. A list of America's most popular casinos, including details of their cash games and tournaments are accompanied by reviews from fellow players. With each casino scored out of 5 for atmosphere, wait time, variety of games and ease of game, you should find all the details you need to make an informed choice. Once you've decided where you'd like to take your live game the address and contact details of your chosen room are provided as well.
Every competent poker player will tell you that one of the best ways to improve your game is by tapping into the vast amounts of poker literature. The sheer size and variety of books can be daunting for players both new and old, but with the help of FTR's lists and reviews you should be able to find something to suit your needs. As well as a detailed guide to a selection of material, the Poker Books page also introduces you to some of the classic books that are highly recommended for all players. One of the quickest ways to improve your performance at the tables is to get to grips with odds and probabilities. A short guide will introduce you to how to use odds in poker, at which point you'll be able to dive into the multiple tables and calculators on offer. A starting hands chart, accompanies detailed odds lists and EV tables in the selection of game improving utensils.
Finally - for those players itching to set up a home game - there is a comprehensive overview of the chips and tables that you'll need to get playing. Covering the different weights and composition of chips, a neat table will run you through each varieties pros and cons. Most usefully, the price per chip is listed, enabling you to reach the perfect compromise between price and quality. The relative merits of home poker tables, in all their forms, are discussed in the final resources section. A complete package then, that, fully utilized, should have you perfectly position to make maximum poker profit.
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