Most Recent Articles by bigspenda73

  • Order of Poker Hands – Omaha
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 23, 2017
  • There are a few superficial similarities between No Limit Texas Hold'em and Pot Limit Omaha. The names of the streets and the rounds of betting are identical. There are important differences as well, not least of which is the fact that there are four hole cards in PLO.
  • Spenda’s 5 Biggest Leaks of a Losing NL Player – Leak 2
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 20, 2017
  • #2 Poor Table and Seat Selection Table Selection Table selection is an extremely important and overlooked aspect of playing winning poker. There’s an age-old adage: “How would the world’s 10th best player fare if he only played with the 9 players who were better than him?” 1st Theorem of Table…
  • HORSE Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 17, 2017
  • In HORSE, players must play 5 different poker games: Hold'em, Omaha/8, Razz, Seven Card Stud and Seven Card Stud/8. All games are in limit betting format, and each game is played for eight hands before the next game in the rotation begins.
  • Pot-Limit Omaha Fundamentals
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 14, 2017
  • Pot Limit Omaha is an exciting, action-filled game that anyone can play. But you need to be mindful of the differences between PLO and Texas Hold'em. For starters, you must use exactly two cards from your hand and exactly three from the board.
  • Breaking Down the Non-Hold’em Games Part 3
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 13, 2017
  • In Part 1 of this series we looked at the more popular non-Hold’em games including Omaha and the Stud variations. In Part 2 we looked into draw games which are in fact more popular in live settings than they are online. There are a few more games to touch on…
  • No Limit Texas Hold’em Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 13, 2017
  • No Limit Texas Hold'em is probably the most popular form of poker today. There are four streets of play and five community cards before showdown. In contradistinction to Limit Hold'em, players can bet any amount of chips in their stack.
  • Omaha Hi/Lo Rules
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 9, 2017
  • Omaha Hi/Lo is a form of Omaha poker that, unlike regular Omaha, is usually played in limit rather than pot limit format. You'll be trying to make hands for both high and low in this format. With any luck, you'll scoop both parts of the pot!
  • The $6,000,000 Poker Player
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 9, 2017
  • There is a growing debate in today’s poker world over who is the best player around. Many names get offered as the best of the best but there is truly no way to know who the best Texas Hold’em player in the world is. As the game of poker has…
  • Traits of Great Poker Players
  • Posted by bigspenda73 on Jun 9, 2017
  • By examining the playing styles of five of the world’s best online poker players, we’ve identified the four traits they have in common: trusting their instincts at the table, taking advantage of their table position, having a strong work ethic and not selecting games based on their opponents’ skill.
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